The question in Dallas is no longer simply paper or plastic. Starting Thursday for every single-use bag, both plastic and paper, customers will be charged a five-cent environmental fee.
Residents of the Sendera Ranch subdivision in Haslet have had it with all the trash strewn about their streets.
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he will take legal action to stop the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from being disposed of in a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.
The Texas Rangers are apologizing for fans who defaced a memorial statue at the first base entrance with garbage yesterday at Globe Life Park.
How much is scenic beauty worth? Can a price be put on it? The Dallas City Council has put a price of $3.2 million on the cleanup of one of its scenic gems — the Trinity River.
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.
With much of the ice thawed from last weekend’s storm many homeowners in North Texas are turning to cleaning up their storm-damaged property.
People who live or work in Dallas that have a complaint about potholes or high weeds have a new weapon in reporting those kinds of offenses. It’s a new Dallas 311 Application for smart phones.
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.
Homeless advocates plan a National Homeless Memorial Day recognition for a 41-year-old man fatally injured when the garbage bin in which he was sleeping was emptied into a compactor.
Americans throw away more trash per capita than any other country on the planet. That is a lot of trash. And where garbage piles up, there is a lot of gas. It is a matter of chemistry.
Thursday school trustees will consider allowing three Dallas Independent School District (DISD) elementary schools to take part in a study on the contents of their cafeteria trash.