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