News & Research
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.
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.
On Monday, May 14th a committee of seven Dallas City Councilmembers voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that would require all apartments to begin recycling programs by January 1, 2020. The ordinance is scheduled for a full City Council vote next month, on June 13. Recycling advocates applauded the committee members as they made the…