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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

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

Look Inside New Fort Worth Recycling Center

It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it! A new state-of-the-art recycling center in Fort Worth is sorting through your trash, and CBS 11 News went inside to see how it all works.

09/10/2013

(credit: Perot Museum of Nature & Science)

Recycling Exhibit Opens At Perot Museum

A new exhibit has opened at the Perot Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas, and it has been made entirely out of recycled materials.

06/21/2013

Nicole Small with the Perot Museum describes the exhibit (Brigitte Cummings/KRLD)

Perot Museum Opens Interactive Recycling Exhibit

The Perot Museum has opened an environmentally friendly summer exhibit designed to let visitors — not museum employees — create the exhibit.

06/17/2013

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Earth Day Dallas 2013 Kicks Off

Earth Day Dallas is a two-day festival going on at Fair Park this weekend. This year’s free-admission event highlights the green lifestyle choices of North Texas residents and businesses.

CBSDFW.COM–04/20/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In DFW

Ready to do your share in saving mother earth? Take part in these DFW Earth Day Celebrations and start off spring by going green.

04/08/2013

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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

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

Look Inside A Recycling Center In McKinney

Do you recycle at home or at work? Have you ever wondered where all of that stuff goes when it leaves the recycling bin? Take a look inside a McKinney recycling center.

08/15/2012

A golfer at Arlington's Tierra Verde Golf Course. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Golf Course Turning Cooking Oil Into Biodiesel

When Arlington’s Tierra Verde Golf Course was faced with soaring gas prices, for maintenance equipment, the course keepers were driven to find an eco-friendly solution. Surprisingly, they found it their clubhouse kitchen.

CBS 11–07/05/2012

(credit: City of Denton)

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

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

Mesquite School Named Best Recycling School In Texas

Sam Rutherford Elementary School is one of the top recycling schools in the country.

02/26/2012

Lead Emissions Fight In Frisco Resumes Tuesday

Frisco city staffers are recommending the planning and zoning commission deny two plans for Exide’s battery recycling plant.

02/13/2012

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