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No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag Ban

It may be that one day soon Dallas shoppers might not hear the question, “Paper or plastic?” when checking out at the supermarket or neighborhood convenience store. Wednesday the city council wrestled with a proposed ban meant to protect the environment.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

Plastic grocery bags are seen in the back of a vehicle. (credit: evork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dallas City Leaders Hear From Plastic Bag Ban Opponents

One city councilman in Dallas wants to ban plastic bags. In response, a group of local retailers are gathering today to let the city council and mayor know that residents don’t want such a move.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2013

Discarded cell phones fill a basket. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Half A Billion Old U.S. Cell Phones Could Be Recycled

I bet somewhere in your house is an old, unused cell phone. It is estimated that half a billion retired cell phones are just sitting around in the U.S. alone. They’re phones that could be recycled.

01/19/2012

Fort Worth Recycling

Fort Worth Recycling City Recycling Program

Fort Worth has expanded its recycling program to Fort Woof — and not just the dog park but all of Gateway Park surrounding it.

11/16/2011

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