Adopt-a-Path in The Woodlands

By: Rachel Norton
| Published 07/15/2021


THE WOODLANDS, TX — “Adopt-a-Path is a self-guided litter clean up program that is available to all organizations, businesses, schools, families or individuals that wish to keep our community looking clean and green,” states The Woodlands Township’s website.

It’s a way to keep our pathways and forested areas litter-free and habitable for plants and wildlife.

Getting involved is easy:
1 - Choose your path. Each person or group can pick one mile of available pathway found on the interactive Adopt-a-Path map.
2 - Complete the registration form.
3 - Each participant, including minors, needs to sign a waver (waivers must be renewed annually).
4 - Participants must commit to at least one year of the program and submit at least one activity log per quarter.

Tips for Cleanup Day by The Woodlands Township
• Trash grabbers are available for loan by appointment for curbside pickup and return only. Please call 281-210-2058 to schedule pickup at least three business days before desired appointment time.
• Report hazardous waste, large items, illegal dumping sites, pathway concerns, or criminal activity to The Woodlands Township by calling 281-210-3800 or use TheWoodlands311 mobile app.
• Bring at least two bags - one for trash and one for clean bottles and cans to be recycled
• Wear work gloves, bright colors for visibility, pants and closed toed shoes when walking through grass. Be aware of wildlife and poison ivy.

Click here to Find a Pathway.
Registration Form
Waiver Release Form
Activity Log
Environmental Services Homepage

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”
—Wendell Berry

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
—Margaret Mead

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