Precinct 3 Recycling Facility collects over 50,000 pounds of material during free day

By: Cody Grimes
| Published 03/20/2019

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX - Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack’s Residential Recycling Facility served roughly 1,100 Montgomery County residents while collecting over 50,000 pounds of recyclables and household hazardous waste during its annual free day on Saturday, March 16.

“Free day gets bigger and better every year,” Residential Recycling Facility Superintendent Matt Bickley said. “It is a great event that Commissioner Noack hosts for county residents.”

The Breakdown:

Household Hazardous Waste:
• 10,500 pounds of paint and paint-related material
• 1,500 pounds of household and lawn care chemicals
• 400 fluorescent and CFL bulbs

Electronics: About 25,000 pounds
• 200 Televisions
• 75 Laptops
• 80 Monitors
• 7,000 pounds of miscellaneous electronics

Miscellaneous
• 500 Tires
• 1,500-plus pounds of brush.

“Thank you to all residents of Montgomery County who participated in this event,” Commissioner Noack said. “Together, we can continue to help eliminate waste in our community by utilizing this facility.”

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