Montrose is 8,000 lbs Lighter!

By | November 3, 2012

Volunteers setting up for Montrose Recycling eventWe collected 8,000 pounds of waste at the District’s free public recycling day last weekend at HEB’s Montrose Market! About 3,000 lbs in paper and documents and 5,000 lbs of electronic and computer parts will be recycled safely and environmentally-friendly thanks to the over 75 Houstonians who came out and supported their community going green. Compucycle will also be making a donation [thanks to the electronics dropped off] to the What IF ™ campaign benefiting Easter Seals. The What IF ™ campaign is an initiative that works with individuals living with disabilities to help them find and keep employment.

“The Montrose Management District team is excited by the success of this event,” said Montrose Management District’s Executive Director. “We are continually striving to serve the community within our district, and Houston as a whole, by maintaining and improving quality of life. The fact that we also benefit a great cause such as the What IF ™ campaign makes it even better.” Big props to HEB, Tradition Bank, the City of Houston Solid Waste division, CompuCyle and Recycle Bank who all partnered with the District to make this event a huge success. And to the students from Saint Thomas University and other volunteers who helped with event logistics and were tasked with unloading vehicles and traffic control.

Lined up to recycle at Montrose Recycling Event

SAVE THE DATE & start collecting: Montrose Management District will host the next recycling event in January 2013 at the same location. Event details will be posted on the District’s website ( and Facebook page ( as they become available.



Improving the quality of life in the historic Montrose area is one of several focuses of the District. The Montrose Management District encompasses 250 acres of land within Houston. The Board of Directors follows a service assessment plan to meet the needs of the District. The plan focuses on four core areas including: business development, transportation planning, public safety, and visual and cultural improvements. For more information on the Montrose Management District, visit

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District provided services such as safety patrols by off-duty HPD officers, graffiti abatement, trash pick-up, maintenance of esplanades, among other services outlined in the Districts’ Assessment Plan, that are supplemental to services provided by the City of Houston, had been reduced in Mid-November and ceased completely as of December 11. The District had to cease the services due to unpaid assessments from some of the commercial property owners within the District. Delinquent assessments for 2016 and prior years are being collected for services that were delivered in 2017. The current lawsuit status does not affect the collection of delinquent assessments due for 2016 and prior years for services rendered for calendar year 2017. Please direct questions regarding the cessation of services to Executive Director, Ben Brewer at We are committed to helping our neighborhood remain the safe, vibrant and attractive place to live and do business and would like to hear from you on how we can continue to work together in this effort.