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Recycle for Reuse

By Vicki Gist, Executive Director,
Tuesday, October 07, 2014, 10:34am

October 18, 2014
FBISD Administration Parking Lot
16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land
10:00am – 2:00pm
Rain or Shine


Keep Sugar Land Beautiful (KSLB) is spearheading the 11th Annual Recycle for Reuse event in partnership with the Fort Bend Education Foundation, the Fort Bend Women’s Center, Shared Dreams, and PROSHRED of Houston.

Please plan to donate your unwanted (gently used) items for reuse on Saturday, October 18th.


Items to be collected include:

  • Games
  • Puzzles
  • Flash Cards
  • DVDs
  • Jeans
  • Books
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Furniture
  • Household Items
  • Eyeglasses
  • Cell Phones

PAPER SHREDDING: $5 a box

Please plan to bring paper or old files to be shredded for a $5, per box, donation to benefit Keep Sugar Land Beautiful. This is the perfect time to have your sensitive documents securely shredded and recycled.


Classroom items will be donated to Fort Bend ISD teachers, household items will be donated to the FB Women’s Center, jeans and shoes will be donated to Shared Dreams, and eyeglasses will be donated to Recycle for Sight. Cell phones will be responsibly recycled by Keep Sugar Land Beautiful. PROSHRED of Houston will be donating their services. Please remember all items, except cell phones and paper, will be reused so only bring clean, gently used items to the Fort Bend ISD Administration Parking Lot at 16431 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Reduce Reuse Recycle & Rock Poetry Slam Contest

By Vicki Gist, Executive Director,
Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 01:15pm

Rules and Regulations:

The Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rock poetry slam contest is open to students in the following categories:

  • Category I: K – 2nd Grade
  • Category II: 3rd – 5th Grade

All poems must be original and related to Earth Day.

The contest deadline has been extended to April 11. Entries received after April 11 will be disqualified.

Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded on April 26th at the Reduce Reuse Recycle & Rock Earth Day Celebration on the Plaza in Sugar Land Town Square. Winners will be notified prior to April 26th and will have the opportunity to read their poems at a designated time during the event.

All submissions will be judged by the Keep Sugar Land Beautiful Youth Advisory Board and all decisions are final.

Application form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian to be qualified.

Through submission of poetry, contestants and their legal guardians grant nonexclusive and publication rights to the works submitted.

Poetry can be submitted at:

Brilliant Sky Toys and Books
16160 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Phone: 281-242-TOYS
Or via email at sugarlandtx@brilliantskytoys.com

Download Poetry Slam Form


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Recycle For Reuse – October 12, 2013

By Vicki Gist, Executive Director,
Monday, September 23, 2013, 01:32pm

I don’t belong in the landfill…..I can be reused!!!

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful (KSLB) will host their 10th Annual Recycle for Reuse Event on Saturday, October 12, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, in partnership with the Fort Bend Education Foundation, and the Fort Bend Women’s Center. This is an opportunity to donate your unwanted gently used items for reuse. Books, Games, Puzzles, Flash Cards, DVDs, Clothing, Furniture, Household Items, Eyeglasses, and Cell Phones will be accepted.

Classroom items will be donated to FBISD teachers, household items will be donated to the FB Women’s Center, and eyeglasses will be donated to Recycle for Sight. Cell phones will be responsibly recycled by Keep Sugar Land Beautiful. Please remember all items, except cell phones, will be reused so bring only clean, gently used items to the:

Fort Bend ISD Administration Parking Lot
16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land
Saturday, October 12
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful is an award winning 501c3 non-profit affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful dedicated to educate and engage everyone to take responsibility for the environmental health of our community.

Shop Whole Foods Market, Sugar Land – April 24, 2013

By Vicki Gist, Executive Director,
Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 01:23pm

April 24, 2013
To support Keep Sugar Land Beautiful programs

Whole Foods Market in Sugar Land has selected Keep Sugar Land Beautiful as the recipient of a Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day on Wednesday, April 24. Keep Sugar Land Beautiful will receive 5% of their net sales on this day.

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful would like to encourage everyone to shop at Whole Foods Market in Sugar Land on Wednesday, April 24, to support KSLB’s environmental programs and events that address recycling, reuse, waste reduction, litter prevention, beautification, reforestation, clean water, and water conservation. Keep Sugar Land Beautiful will also be in the store from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm so shoppers may learn more about our programs.

The mission of Keep Sugar Land Beautiful is to educate and engage everyone to take responsibility for the environmental health of our community.

Sugar Land Earth Day Celebration

By Vicki Gist, Executive Director,
Monday, April 01, 2013, 12:50pm

2013 Sugar Land Earth Day Celebration

Recycling Collection Event
Mercer Stadium, 16403 Lexington Blvd
Date: April 20 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Items accepted will include household electronics, paper for shredding, clothing and household goods for reuse. The recycling collection event will follow these guidelines:

  • Residents must remain in their vehicles at all times.
  • Walk‐ups will not be accepted.
  • City staff will remove items from vehicles.
  • Residents will not be able to watch their documents get shredded.
  • Containers used to transport items and papers will not be returned.

In addition, grant funds from the Houston ‐ Galveston Area Council and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will allow residents to dispose of batteries, oil, paint, antifreeze and compact fluorescent light bulbs during the recycling event.


The Plaza at Sugar Land Town Square
2701 Town Center Blvd
Date: April 20 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Interactive booths and performances are planned that will address recycling, waste reduction, clean water, water conservation, tree care, nature appreciation, and much more.

  • Cell phones and eyeglasses will be accepted for recycling and reuse.
  • There will be entertainment provided by EnviroGanza, the Non Toxic Band, and Texas Snakes & more.
  • Winners for the Reduce Reuse Recycle & Rock Poetry Slam Contest will also be announced. Application forms for this contest will be accepted though April 6th and is open to students in grades k‐5.

Please contact Keep Sugar Land Beautiful at vickigist@kslb.org or 281‐313‐5752 to sponsor or have an exhibit at the event.

Event Sponsors

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America Recycles Day

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
11:00am - 2:00pm
Whole Foods Market, Sugar Land

Please donate gently used books for reuse

In celebration of America Recycles Day, Keep Sugar Land Beautiful (KSLB) will be at Whole Foods Market in Sugar Land on Tuesday, November 15, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, to answer your recycling questions and to collect gently used books for the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County. What may be recycled in your curbside cart? Where can you donate gently used items? Where can you recycle an old cell phone, TV, or computer? What should you do with leftover paint or cooking oil? Please make plans to join us – Don’t forget to bring gently used books for all ages!

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful is a 501c3 non-profit affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful dedicated to educating and engaging everyone to take responsibility for the environmental health of our community.

For more information on America Recycles Day, please visit www.americarecyclesday.org

Resource
2011 KSLB Recycles Day Flyer - Download

Recycle for Reuse Event Coming Soon

Saturday, October 9, 2010
10:00am - 1:00pm
Fort Bend ISD Administration Parking Lot

Do you have some old books, glasses, or phones but don’t know what to do with them? Keep Sugar Land Beautiful will hold its 7th Annual Recycle for Reuse event on October 9, 2010 in partnership with the Fort Bend Education Foundation and the Fort Bend County Women’s Center. Please plan to donate your gently used items for reuse, including books, games, flash cards, DVDs, CDs, eyeglasses, hearing aids, hearing aid batteries, clothes, furniture, household items, and cell phones. Classroom items will be donated to Fort Bend ISD teachers. Eyeglasses, hearing aids and hearing aid batteries will be donated to the Lions Club. Furniture, clothing and household items will be donated to the Fort Bend Women’s Center.

Donors are asked to bring clean, gently used items to the Fort Bend ISD Administration Parking Lot at 16431 Lexington Blvd,Sugar Land from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM on October 9, 2010. For more information, please visit www.kslb.org


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Recycling Tips and Refreshments

Saturday, March 6, 2010
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Whole Foods Sugar Land

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful in partnership with Whole Foods Market invites you to join us for refreshments and recycling tips at the Whole Foods Market in Sugar Land on Saturday, March 6 at 1:00 pm. What can be recycled in your curbside bin? Where can you donate gently used items for reuse? Where can you recycle your cell phone or computer? This is the perfect opportunity to have your recycling questions answered – please plan to join us!

Earth Day Recycling Event

Saturday, June 6, 2009
10:00am - 2:00pm
University of Houston Sugar Land Campus parking lot, 14000 University Boulevard

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful and the City of Sugar Land will host their 6th Annual Earth Day Recycling Event on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Fluor Enterprises, Inc. parking lot, One Fluor Daniel Drive.

Recycle For Reuse

Saturday, October 10, 2009
11:00am - 2:00pm
Fort Bend ISD Administration Parking Lot at 16431 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX

It’s time to clean out your closets and Donate gently used items for reuse

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful (KSLB) will be spearheading our 6th Annual Recycle for Reuse Event in partnership with the Fort Bend Education Foundation, the Sugar Land Lions Club and the Fort Bend County Women’s Center to be held on Saturday, October 10.  Please plan to donate your unwanted gently used items for reuse.