Solid Waste Management Department
City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A Event at Kingwood Metro Park and Ride on Saturday, May 21, 2016
|NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||May 3, 2016|
City of Houston
|Harry J. Hayes, Director||Sylvester Turner, Mayor|
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City of Houston Solid Waste Management
The City of Houston is holding a Batteries, Oil, Paint (latex only) and Antifreeze (B.O.P.A.) mobile collection event on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride, 3210 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Houston, Texas 77339. The event is free and open to all City of Houston residents. Each user must provide proof of residency, including a Texas Driver’s License or any other valid Texas ID and a current water/utility bill or city property tax receipt. This is a rain or shine event. Business waste will not be accepted.
In addition to the B.O.P.A, residents may drop off scrap metal and large appliances. Large appliances include stoves, refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners.
This event provides a free and safe alternative for residents to rid their homes of potentially dangerous materials. Below is a list of acceptable and non-acceptable items for the April 30th collection event:
Residents may call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service Hotline for additional information or check online at www.houstonsolidwaste.org.
For more information about the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department and its services, residents may check online at www.houstonsolidwaste.org, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/houstonsolidwaste, follow us on twitter @houstontrash or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service Hotline.
The Solid Waste Management Department provides solid waste service to the citizens of Houston through the collection, disposal and recycling of discarded material in a manner that is safe, efficient, environmentally sound and cost-effective.
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