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Anyone interested in keeping our community clean and green is welcome to join the Adopt-a-Path program. Business employees, neighborhood, school groups and scout troops have all helped keep The Woodlands a beautiful place to live.
How to Join
Pick a favorite hike or bike path or park, or call the
Environmental Services Department
at 281-210-3900 to inquire where your help is needed most.
Commit to clean-up and log your activity on the pathway at least once per quarter for one year. A clean-up includes the pathway and adjacent green space.
Fill out a
and receive a confirmation from Environmental Services.
After you log your first activity (see below) we will order signage recognizing your group.
Clean-Up Day Guidelines
Trash grabbers are available for loan at our offices at 8203 Millennium Forest Dr. next to The Woodlands High School; please reserve at least five days in advance by calling 281-210-3900.
Bring at least two bags (size will depend on need), one for trash and one for recyclables.
Bring work gloves - one glove per person is adequate.
Wear bright clothes, which are more visible on the bike path; safety vests may be checked out for small groups .
Be alert to wildlife living along pathways; learn to recognize and avoid poison ivy; use caution, especially if children are in your group.
Do not handle litter that could pose a health threat; call Environmental Services at 281-210-3900 as soon as possible.
Take recyclables to the Recycling Center.
Fill out the activity log
- be sure to note the types of trash found (beverage containers, paper, glass, etc.).
Notify the Environmental Services Department about evidence of criminal activity, illegal dumping or contraband.
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