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A driver at a trash processing facility. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Louisiana Atty General Tries To Keep Texas Ebola Waste Out

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.

10/13/2014

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Rangers Apologize To Fans After Trash Pileup At Memorial Statue

The Texas Rangers are apologizing for fans who defaced a memorial statue at the first base entrance with garbage yesterday at Globe Life Park.

04/01/2014

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City Council Approves $3.2 Million For Trinity River Cleanup

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.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag Ban

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.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Thaw Sends North Texans Out To Cleanup Storm Damage

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.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

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City Of Dallas Debuts New 311 App

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.

09/10/2013

Bails of cardboard and aluminum cans are seen next to each other at a waste recycling facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Look Inside New Fort Worth Recycling Center

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.

09/10/2013

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Memorial For Fort Worth Man Killed In Compactor

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.

12/14/2012

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North Texas Landfill Capturing Greenhouse Gas

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.

12/06/2012

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Study Would Search Through DISD Cafeteria Trash

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012

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Body Found In Burning Dallas Trash Dumpster

Police and fire investigators discovered a body in a burning trash dumpster early Friday morning in east Dallas.

08/17/2012

Bails of cardboard and aluminum cans are seen next to each other at a waste recycling facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Look Inside A Recycling Center In McKinney

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.

08/15/2012

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