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.
Police and fire investigators discovered a body in a burning trash dumpster early Friday morning in east Dallas.
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.
But as the saying goes, one man’s trash can soon become another man’s treasure – and your holiday trash could soon make you a buglary victim.
Hundreds of protesters from the Highland Hills area of South Dallas marched across the Houston Street Viaduct into downtown Dallas Saturday. They object to the city’s plan to greatly expand the amount of garbage going to the nearby McCommas Bluff Landfill.