City of Tomball hosts cleanup week, recycling day April 8-13

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Tomball residents can participate in a weeklong spring cleanup event from April 8-13, ending with the Tomball Consolidated Recycling Day on April 13. Those wanting to participate in spring cleanup week must also provide a city utility bill as proof of residency.

The city will provide a free chipping service for brush and small limbs during the spring cleanup week as well, but residents must call 281-290-1425 before April 8 to be added to the chipping list.

From 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. throughout the week and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13, residents can dispose of large items that cannot be collected through normal garbage services at the Tomball landfill site on Rudolph Road.

Acceptable items for the spring cleanup week include, but are not limited to:

  • lumber
  • plywood
  • rugs/carpet
  • siding
  • clothing
  • box springs and mattresses
  • washing machines and dryers
  • furniture

Unacceptable items include, but are not limited to:

  • tree trimmings
  • tires
  • batteries
  • fertilizers
  • insecticides
  • paint
  • computers
  • televisions
  • air conditioning units
  • food products or byproducts

The Tomball Consolidated Recycling Day takes place April 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lone Star College-Tomball, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. Needles, plastic bags, paint, styrofoam, glass or household trash will not be accepted.

Approved drive-thru and drop-off items include:

  • e-waste (computers and all accessories, fax machines, laptop batteries, UPS, lithium and ni-cad batteries, small kitchen appliances)
  • prescription drugs, both pill and liquid form
  • car, truck and all-terrain vehicle tires
  • non-leaking car batteries
  • used motor oil
  • household paper and plastic
  • paper shredding

For more details, visit the city of Tomball’s website or visit pages 6-7 on the Tomball City Council agenda below.

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Kara McIntyre
Kara started with Community Impact Newspaper as the summer intern for the south Houston office in June 2018 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. She became the Tomball/Magnolia reporter in September 2018. Prior to CI, Kara served as the editor-in-chief of The Wichitan—Midwestern State University's student-run campus newspaper—and interned with both the Wichita Adult Literacy Council and VeepWorks.
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