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Old Soda Bottles Giving New Life To Texas Highways

Recycled soda bottles are the secret to saving crumbling roads around North Texas and making them last twice as long.

CBS 11–09/13/2013

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Scrap Metal Plant Fire Contained In Waxahachie

A scrap metal plant caught fire Saturday evening in Waxahachie. It happened at Oak Cliff Metals, Inc, located at Brown Industrial Rd and I-35.

08/24/2013

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Free State Fair Ticket If You “Cease The Grease”

The City of Dallas is offering residents a free ticket to the State Fair of Texas, as long as you you don’t mind a little grease.

09/10/2012

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Solar-Powered Trash & Recycling Bins Installed

Imagine trash and recycling bins that use power from the sun to compact and will give staff a ‘call’ to let them know when they’re full. Well, if you’re in the City of Denton you don’t have to imagine.

05/17/2012

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Irving Steel Manufacturing Plant To Cut Almost 1,500 Jobs

Commercial Metals Co., which has been hurt by weak construction demand, said Friday it plans to sell or close a number of facilities, leading to the loss of nearly 1,500 jobs.

10/07/2011

Bails of cardboard and aluminum cans are seen next to each other at a waste recycling facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Recycling Effort Increased By Letting Trash Comingle

If you’re one of those people who don’t think recycling is sexy the industry has a buzzword just for you – ‘commingling’. More and more folks are doing it, with the goal of diminishing the garbage stream.

10/06/2011

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Dallas Leads The Way With Food & Drink Carton Recycling

If you live in the city of Dallas, there is now less to think about when sorting the trash for recycling. The city announced Thursday that cartons, which previously held food or drinks, are now okay to put in recycling bins.

09/08/2011

Hundreds of recycled plastic water bottles are piled up. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Dos and Don’ts Of Recycling In Fort Worth

For the City of Fort Worth it’s million-dollar problem. The city is working very hard to let people know what you can and cannot recycle.

04/30/2011

Greener Side – Attitudes are Changing

A new survey says more of us are taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint

09/28/2010

Greener Side – 8/24/10

There’s a push to get people to recycle old rechargeable batteries.  Click here for more information.

08/24/2010

Greener Side

We recycle everything from soda cans to newspaper to glass.  So why not recycle bras?

07/13/2010