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Dallas’ Sanitation Services is issuing a call for artists (or of artists) to paint original artwork onto recycling dumpsters as part of their Art for Dumpsters campaign
Spanish environmental services and infrastructure firm, FCC, has secured a five year waste treatment and marketing contract for University Park in Texas.
As part of its Zero Waste DFW Project, the non-profit group Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund conducted opinion polls and focus groups among apartment residents and building managers in Dallas.
Dallas Morning News: The city of Dallas is recycling at just half the rate it set as a goal in a “Zero Waste” plan that City Hall approved three years ago. But the city’s not kicking the blue bins to the curb just yet.
Dallas Observer: It’s really easy to recycle in Dallas if you live in a house. For those who live in apartments — nearly half of the city’s population — recycling is much, much harder.
New York Times: If J. R. Ewing can quit smoking and promote solar energy, anything is possible in Dallas, environmental advocates say, even an ambitious plan to have the city recycling nearly all of its garbage by 2040.
Texas Campaign for the Environment presented personalized letters from Dallas residents to City Council members during a November 14th committee update on the City’s long-term “Zero Waste” plan to expand recycling. Two City Council members spoke in favor of fast-tracking commercial recycling.
Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund released a detailed research report, the Dallas-Fort Worth State of the Region Recycling Report at Balcones Resources recycling facility. The report outlines policies and programs in DFW cities that keep discards out of landfills.
On Monday, January 22, Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund released the second annual publication of its Dallas-Fort Worth State of the Region Recycling Report at a Dallas City Hall press conference. The report examines the very latest in regional recycling program and policies, new and planned local recycling infrastructure, composting and “soft recyclables” opportunities, and…
Cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex have implemented public-private agreements, partnerships, and policies to make basic recycling services more accessible. This report examines and evaluates the methods by which cities can work to expand recycling services where people live, work, and play.