forget the landfills

This Local Organization Will Recycle Your Old Mattress

Everyone has heard “reduce, reuse, recycle,” but the Houston Furniture Bank is actually doing it.

04/22/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

it's easy being green

10 Lean Green Living Ideas to Help Save the Planet

Here're a few items to aide your efforts to live more sustainably in Houston.

04/22/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Bah humbug

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Houston 

Here are all the places to drop your tree off in the Bayou City.

01/04/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Sponsored Content

8 Simple Ways to Recycle Right in Houston

Here’s how city residents are making smarter recycling choices.

11/04/2020

A win-win

Recycle Your Old Clothes Through This Local Contactless Service

ReUse will donate funds from your discarded clothing to a charity of your choice.

10/22/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

One Man's Trash

At Rubbish to Runway, Designers Rethink Throwaways

The annual high-energy, nontraditional fashion show in memory of Vanessa Morales is twofold in its cause to promote recycling and fundraise for nonprofit Long Way Home.

10/02/2018 By Julia Davila

The Thoughtful Earthling

Bigger and Better Ways to Fight Our Plastic Problem

Handy ways to curb plastic use, beyond ditching straws.

08/07/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Helping Houston

12 Simple Ways to Help Houston Become a Better City

An everyday guide to voting better, helping the homeless, beautifying the city, and improving the environment.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Helping Houston

The 12 Commandments of Virtuous Houstonians

It’s the little things that add up to a better city.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Green Again

Houston, Get Your Green Cans Ready: Curbside Recycling Returns Next Month

The city is resuming normal recycling schedules soon after removing 1 million cubic yards of Harvey debris.

10/25/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Broken Glass

As Curbside Glass Recycling Ends, the City Adds More Drop-off Locations

The mayor hopes to make it a little easier for you to drop off those glass empties.

06/29/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Broken Glass

Through the Losing Glass: What the Recycling Conundrum Says About Houston

What happens now that glass recycling has gone the way of Astroworld?

06/20/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian