La Marque Trash-Off
Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission, which is committed to enhancing the community environment of the City of La Marque, announced the launch of their 2020 Texas Trash Off event, taking place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at La Marque City Hall. Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission invites individuals of all ages to participate in the event and help keep La Marque clean and beautiful.
Saturday, April 25, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
FREE BULK TRASH DROP-OFF, SHREDDING & TIRE RECYCLING FOR CITIZENS
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Step 1 - Load bulk items, grab a water bill or your Drivers’ License showing a La Marque address and come to City Hall, 1111 Bayou Road
Step 2 - Deliver trash and be prepared to help unload. Only car and light truck tires will be accepted. No hazardous waste will be accepted.
VOLUNTEER GROUPS NEEDED TO CLEAN LA MARQUE ROADSIDES
KLMBC is seeking volunteer teams to clean up ditches, parks and known dumping areas. A contest for most bags of trash collected is planned. Group prizes are $200, $100 and $75. Individuals prizes are $100, $50 and $25.
Groups will meet in the La Marque Community Room and be provided with materials including gloves, safety vests, trash bags and bug spray.
8:00 a.m. - Volunteer check-in, materials pickup at La Marque Community Room
9:00 a.m. - La Marque Trash-Off begins
11:00 a.m. - Materials turn in, lunch served
Noon - Results announced
“Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission is dedicated to hosting events that raise awareness about recycling and beautification,” said Commission Chairman Joe Compian. “We host two cleanup events every year where the citizens of La Marque can drop off bulk trash for free.”
About Keep Texas Beautiful: Keep Texas Beautiful is a network of dedicated Texans working together to make our state the best place to live, work and play. We equip local partners and affiliates with the tools they need to build vibrant, engaged communities. Founded in 1967, Keep Texas Beautiful has more than 50 years of experience deploying resources for local clean-up, recycling and youth engagement efforts. Everything we do is focused on mobilizing volunteers to take action across the state. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we lead nearly 300 affiliates and reach 19 million Texans annually. We are proudly based in Austin, Texas. For more information and to get involved, visit www.ktb.org and follow online on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @keeptxbeautiful.
About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is in Galveston County, 15 miles south of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque is the second-fastest-growing city in the County with an estimated population of 16,700, an area of 14.25 square miles and boasting 14.3 miles of I-45 frontage—more than any other city in Galveston County. Citizens enjoy easy, breezy coastal living, abundant housing options and the security of a hurricane protection levee system. La Marque is a sportsman’s paradise and offers access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment opportunities. Citizens and visitors enjoy Bayou Fest, a fall concert series and BBQ Cook-Off providing free family fun; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival; and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cook-off that earned a Guinness World Record in 2017. For business, La Marque offers prime I-45 frontage, creative incentives, an abundance of commercial property, a budding downtown revitalization and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf and the Hub of the Mainland. Discover the possibilities at www.cityoflamarque.org
For general event information, email Colleen Merritt or call 409-938-9255.