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.
Recycled glass is a nightmare — it’s heavy, breakable and not very valuable. But a company in Texas has found a way to make good use of recycled glass.
Fort Worth has expanded its recycling program to Fort Woof — and not just the dog park but all of Gateway Park surrounding it.
Water availability is on the minds of the City Council: During Wednesday’s briefing, they’ll begin looking at updating the city’s long-range water plans with new reservoirs and conservation efforts.
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.
Just last year, American Airlines flight attendants raised $90,000 for charity by recycling aluminum cans used by airline passengers.
As a mother of two, Amy Bilbo and her family can accumulate a lot of trash in a week’s time, but most of what they throw out doesn’t end up in a landfill. Thanks to a new recycling initiative in the city of Hurst, the family is recycling much more.
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.
Fort Worth’s ongoing deep budget cuts are starting to mean big problems for the city’s code compliance department and the animal control agency its responsible for. The department desperately needed money to keep up with citizen calls. So where did it turn? Garbage.
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.
It used to be said, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Recycling has changed that. There’s plenty of treasure in all cans, bottles, and paper, and Dallas is cashing in.
Twice as much trash is a good thing for Texas. The TCEQ on Thursday announced the state’s recycling and reuse program generated more than 24 million pounds of computer equipment.