Earth Day

Local Sustainable Brands to Support on Earth Day

Shop local Houston favorites Sunchild, Refinement House, and Magpies & Peacocks.

04/22/2022 By Danielle Wright

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