Starbucks Commits $10 Million To Develop Greener Coffee CupsStarbucks is making a $10 million commitment to develop a greener coffee cup that is fully recyclable and compostable. The goal is to give cups a second life and keep them from landfills.
On The Menu For McDonald's: Cut Greenhouse Gas EmissionsMcDonald's announced a number of steps it will take to cut the greenhouse gases it emits into the air.
Scientists Looking To Turn Astronaut Poop Into Space FoodResearchers at Penn State University say their waste treatment process could solve many issues tied to preserving and growing food in space.
Rowlett Dumps Trash, Recycling Collection ProviderThe city asked competitors for quotes, and Tuesday awarded a $33 million contract to FCC Environmental Services.
Hail Damage To City Vehicles Causes Trash Delays In PlanoHail in different shapes and sizes that pelted parts of North Texas Friday evening is having an impact on city operations in Plano.
New Recycling Plant In Dallas Meant To Make Process EasierBecause of the new plant, new materials can now be recycled.
Fire Impacts Recycling Services In Plano & RichardsonPlano was not the only North Texas city affected by a fire at a Republic Services recycling facility on Wednesday evening. Residents in neighboring Richardson will also be unable to recycle until a new plan can be put into action.
Recyclables From Flower Mound & Other Communities Dumped In LandfillWaste Management says it's added audit checkpoints and employees have been retrained to ensure this does not happen again.
Your Health & The Reusable Grocery Bag TrapWhile people might be saving the earth by utilizing reusable grocery bags, researchers found that by using reusable bags, some allow themselves to put more junk food in their shopping carts.
Officials: Rules Changes Have Upped Fracking Water RecyclingOil and gas drilling companies using hydraulic fracturing in Texas say they are recycling more water than ever before thanks to a change in state rules.
Haslet Homeowners Tired Of Trash ProblemResidents of the Sendera Ranch subdivision in Haslet have had it with all the trash strewn about their streets.
When It Comes To Charity All Donation Bins Aren't The SameYou’ve probably donated some items after cleaning out your closet. New options are popping up all over. But, the CBS 11 I-Team has learned you can’t judge every donation bin by its cover.

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