City of Baytown
P.O. Box 424
Baytown, Texas 77522
220 West Defee
Baytown, Texas 77520
Call (281) 420-5384
Fax (281) 420.7184
City of Baytown Texas Recycles Day
On Saturday, November 6, 2010, the City of Baytown Health Department will facilitate the 10th annual Baytown, Texas Recycles Day, as part of the City’s Litter Abatement and Keep Baytown Beautiful programs. This environmentally friendly event is coordinated with hundreds of other Keep Texas Beautiful affiliates throughout the state.
Baytonians will be able to drop off the following items for recycling: motor oil, oil filters, anti-freeze, passenger tires, and automotive batteries. As a special event again this year, 10 used plastic grocery bags can be exchanged for a reusable cloth shopping bag from H-E-B and Keep Texas Beautiful (limit 2 per household, while supplies last). No other items will be accepted at this location. Residents will be asked to provide their name and address. No businesses or commercial drop offs will be allowed. The main event will be set up on the south parking lot of Lowe’s. Residents will be able to drop off items between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM, and volunteers will assist in removing items from vehicles.
Simultaneously, free shredding and recycling of personal documents will be available to residents at our newest Partner location, Community Resource Credit Union, 6810 Garth Road (across from the mall). Newspapers and magazines will also be collected at this spot for recycling. This is the first time the two events have been coordinated to provide the opportunity for greater impact on reducing litter in Baytown.
This event is made possible by the continuing support of our 2010 Partners Against Litter Sponsors: Bayer Baytown Industrial Park, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company; ExxonMobil, NRG Cedar Bayou Plant, Liberty Tire Recycling, LLC, Community Resource Credit Union and The Baytown Sun.
Special thanks also to our Recycling Sponsors: Lowe’s Home Improvement (for the location), H-E-B and Keep Texas Beautiful (for the shopping bags), Wal-Mart (for recycling the batteries), Liberty Tire Recycling, LLC (for recycling the tires), and FCC Environmental (for recycling the waste oil, oil filters and anti-freeze).
Last year, 105 households participated in these recycling activities. The Health Department collected 237 tires, 34 batteries, 240 gallons of oil, 61 oil filters, 6 gallons of anti-freeze, 1,200 pounds of newspapers and magazines, and 1,160 disposable plastic grocery bags. Residents are encouraged to show their support for the cleanup of the City of Baytown and the protection of our environment by recycling these items. For more information, contact the City’s Health Department at (281) 420-5384.