Spring Sparkle (April)

Truck with Trailer2020 Spring Sparkle event cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The event is held at Centennial Park, 2200 S Friendswood Drive, and is open to Friendswood Resident only (must present ID as proof of residency upon entering the park).

Items Accepted

Items accepted include: 

  • Garage sale items for donation
  • Metal
  • Old appliances
  • Old furniture
  • Plastic
  • Shredding (200 pounds max per vehicle) from 8 am to noon
  • Tree limbs
  • Wildlife rehabilitation items
  • Wood

Items Not Accepted: 

  • Cement items or bricks
  • Hazardous waste such as paint, tires, or batteries

Simple Recycling


  • Bags
  • Bedding
  • Blankets
  • Clothing
  • Coats/jackets
  • Dishes
  • Drapes/curtains
  • Hats
  • Jewelry
  • Pillows
  • Pots/pans
  • Shoes
  • Silverware
  • Sleeping bags
  • Tools
  • Toys

Electronic Recycling


  • Cable boxes
  • Cables
  • Cell phones
  • Computers
  • Fax machines
  • Hubs
  • Ink jet/toner cartridges
  • Keyboards
  • Laptops
  • Monitors
  • Power cords
  • Printers
  • Routers
  • Servers
  • Switches
  • Telephones
  • TVs (No TVs Over 36-Inch)
  • USB drives

Shredding Services

Shredding will be offered from 8 am to noon, or until truck is full. There will be a 200 pounds limit of paper per vehicle. Items not able to be shredded are:

  • 3 ring binders
  • Cardboard
  • Floppy disks
  • Hanging file folders
  • Microfiche
  • Newspaper
  • Video tapes

Clean-up Items


  • Grass clippings
  • Old appliances
  • Old furniture
  • Tree limbs
  • Unwanted wood, metal, and plastic

Garage Sale

KFB will be accepting garage sale donations such as furniture, household items, bikes, etc. in good condition, (clothing not accepted).

Garage sale items can be dropped off from 8 am to noon at Centennial Park. All proceeds from the garage sale will benefit the beautification of City facilities and parks.

No Hazardous Waste

Examples of items that will not be accepted are: tires, paint, batteries, oil, or any other household hazardous waste. If you have any questions please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 281-996-3220.

Wildlife Rehabilitation

Also needed for Friendswood wildlife rehabbers:

  • Aquariums
  • Dog and cat carriers
  • Clean rags
  • Shallow crock bowls