Keep Shady Shores Beautiful Events

2024 Shady Shores -SPRING CLEAN- Great American Clean Up

The Great American Clean-up is an ongoing national yearly event, KSSB encourages the Shady Shores community to Spring Clean Shady Shores through a variety of events. 

February Theme- Love Where You Live- clean up culverts, roadsides and yards. 

March -Keep Texas Waterways Clean- March 9 (see below for more details)

April- Don't Mess With Texas Trash Off- TBD

April 20 Spring Clean-Arbor Day- Household Hazardous Waste Collection- more details to come follow 

May- Trails and Parks- TBD 


March Waterway Clean Up 

It's time to clean up our waterways! 

Join us on March 9, 2024, from 9:00 am-11:00 am as we clean our major waterways. 


Bring your gloves, hiking boots and bright-colored shirts! 


Meet at Town Hall, Sign in, and grab your supplies at 9:00 am


Venture to one of two locations- Big Sandy shoreline or South Shady Shores bridges. Cleaning around the South Shady Shores bridges means along the roadway (10-15 feet of edge of pavement)


Trucks/Trailers will be available to haul our collections back to Town Hall. 


Come and go, but we will for sure be done by 11:00 am. 


Fill out the volunteer release here  Volunteer Wavier and Release 


Email Katie at community.relations@shady-shores.com if you have any questions! 


Thank you for helping us keep Shady Shores an ideal lakeside community where life 

_Waterway clean up (1)
February Spring Clean Theme


After you drop off your items...

stay and visit with our community partners:

USACE- water safety, outdoor and trail safety

Lake Cities Take a Plant Leave a Plant

Blue Sky Agriscaping

TX Native Plant Society

Keep Shady Shores Beautiful

and more...


Plan to attend our presentations




No HAZARDOUS WASTE or TIRE collections at this event


We will be collecting for Lake Cities Food Pantry https://www.facebook.com/LakeCitiesCommunityFoodPantry/Lake Cities Community Food Bank 1 short

List of accepted and not accepted items: 

Computer Crusher

bchism@computercrusher.com 

972-426-6677

** Items are recycled off-site

Computers (CPU)

Laptops

Tablets

All Apple products

All cables and cords, power supplies

All internal components

Aluminum

Batteries

BATTERIES: Cell Phone Battery

BATTERIES: laptop

BATTERIES: LI-ION

Cable Boxes

CB Radios

CD/DVD Media**

Cell Phones

Chromebooks

Consoles

Controllers

Credit card machines

Desktop

Docking Stations

DVD Players

DVR Players

External Drives

Fax Machines

Flash Memory Cards

Floppy Media

Games

Harddrives

Headphones

Home Entertainment

Hubs

IMAC's

Ink Jet cartridges

Keyboards

LCD Computer Monitors

Lead Acid

LiION

Magnetic/Tape Media**

Memory

Mice

Modems

Network Devices

NiCad

NiMH

Peripherals

Plastic

Printers

Processors

Projectors

Racks

Routers

Scanners

Server

SIM Cards/Chipped Security Cards

Speakers

Steel

Surge Protectors

Surround Sound Consoles

Switches

Telecom Equipment

Telephones

Toner cartridges

Touch Screens

UPS battery backups

VCR

Video Game Equipment

Walkie Talkie's

Wire - all kinds

Computer Crusher does NOT accept TVs, or CRT Monitors


Magic Shred

visit http://magicshred.com/

**Items are shredded onsite

- Paper clips and staples do not need to be removed to be shredded.

- Small Spiral Notebooks are fine.

- Basic and Hanging File folders are fine

- File Folders with thin Aluminum Brads/Fasteners are fine. (Remove the metal strip if equipped)

- Tape Bound Books are fine

- No Plastic based items, to include Sheet Protectors, X-rays, VHS tapes, etc.

- No Hardback Books (Hardbacks should be removed prior to arrival)

- No Spiral Bound Books (Spirals should be removed prior to arrival)

- No Binder Clips, or hard metal items  

- No Binders to include 2-ring, 3-ring, etc, Notebooks, etc (Remove paper from these items prior to arrival)

- No Hazardous Substances, any material considered toxic or dangerous, or which is regulated under any federal or state law or regulation relating to hazardous materials. 

- No wet or damp paper

Donate2Impact

visit https://www.r2sdfw.com/donate

The following is ACCEPTED:

Clothing- all types and sizes

Shoes

Purses/Backpacks

Jewelry and Accessories

Linens/Blankets

Household items (bath and kitchen items)

Books

Toys

Electronics

Small Appliances

Small home decor


The following is NOT ACCEPTED by Donate 2 Impact:

Used AC/Heating units (will take NEW in box)

Soiled, torn, damaged, or pet-stained furniture

Building materials (bricks, lumber, fence posts, tile, etc)

Cabinetry

Chemicals/oils/paints

Countertops

Doors

Hospital beds/adjustable beds

Hot Tubs

Mattresses/box springs

Office Cubicles

Sinks

Wet, rusty, or broken items

Toilets

Tube TV, Tube CRT, and DLP (projection) TV

Unframed Mirrors

Water Beds

Water heaters

Windows

Food

Fuel cans

Large Appliances

Magazines

Scrap Fabric

Light Fixtures

Blinds