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.
Apple Offering Free Recycling Of All Used ProductsApple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag BanIt 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.
Look Inside New Fort Worth Recycling CenterIt'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.
Recycling Exhibit Opens At Perot MuseumA new exhibit has opened at the Perot Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas, and it has been made entirely out of recycled materials.
Perot Museum Opens Interactive Recycling ExhibitThe Perot Museum has opened an environmentally friendly summer exhibit designed to let visitors -- not museum employees -- create the exhibit.
Earth Day Dallas 2013 Kicks OffEarth 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.