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An earth mover goes through tons of debris. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Carrollton Threatens Lawsuit On Camelot Landfill Expansion

The City of Carrollton is considering taking legal action if the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approves a proposed expansion for the Camelot landfill.

04/03/2013

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Non-Profit Outlet Store Selling Clothes By The Pound

You buy meat by the pound and coffee by the pound, why not clothes by the pound? In an effort to be more environmentally conscious, one North Texas thrift store is now giving you the option.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2013

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Frisco Residents Demand Exide Clean Up Former Plant Site

About 50 Frisco homeowners showed up for a heated meeting Wednesday night to discuss how the site of a former battery recycling plant will be cleaned up and who will oversee it.

CBS 11–02/06/2013

The entrance to the new Viridian development in Arlington (Joel Thomas/CBSDFW)

New Arlington Development Going Up Next To City Landfill

A massive, 2,300 acre development is underway in an unusual location — next to a landfill.

05/18/2012

An earth mover goes through tons of debris. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Divided Council Approves Controversial Dallas Waste Flow Plan

A divided Dallas City Council approved a controversial plan that will make all the city’s trash flow through southern Dallas on its way to the landfill.

09/28/2011

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Hurst Unveils Recycling Incentive Initiative For Residents

As a mother of two, Amy Bilbo and her family can accumulate a lot of trash in a week’s time, but most of what they throw out doesn’t end up in a landfill. Thanks to a new recycling initiative in the city of Hurst, the family is recycling much more.

09/12/2011

An earth mover goes through tons of debris. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dallas Residents Upset By Landfill Development Plans

A new City of Dallas plan could increase the amount of money in the coffers by turning trash into cash. But the NAACP calls it a plan to pollute and harm the southern sector.

08/16/2011

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Dallas Wanting To Turn Trash To Treasure

Faleshia Rhodes takes pride in her South Dallas home. she lives across from Paul Quinn College and about two miles from the city-run landfill known as McCommas Bluff. It’s no wonder she’s displeased with a proposal to haul even more trash into her Highland Hills neighborhood.

06/28/2011

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Residents To City Over Landfill Expansion: ‘This Stinks’

The City of Richardson has been the site of a heated debate over the expansion of a trash collection facility for the past year and a half.

CBSDFW.COM–11/22/2010

Greener Side – Turning Garbage into Energy

 Using trash…to make gas…and here’s Barbara Schwarz with the Greener Side

10/05/2010