Good To Know

Things You May Not Know

  • Plastic bottle caps are not recyclable. Please remove them before you put them in your recycle bin.
  • Idling your car for 10 minutes puts 5.5 pounds of carbon dioxide in the air.
  • Plastic bags cost more to recycle than to create new ones.
  • The Goodwill store on 2094 and South Shore is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday. They take electronics that need to be recycled. They also take all clothing. Anything that is not sell-able gets bundled and sold for rags.
  • Picture a third of a water bottle filled with oil. That’s how much oil it takes to create and deliver the bottle to the store. Only 10% of the billions of plastic bottles manufactured are recycled.
  • At the League City Facility on Dickenson Road you can recycle used oil and bottles.
  • Pine needles make great mulch to put around your plants.