Police: Texas Man Killed In Garbage Truck Trash CompactorA 26-year-old man has been killed after getting caught in a trash compactor in west Bexar County.
"Don't Mess With Texas" Campaign Marks 30 YearsThe "Don't Mess With Texas" anti-litter campaign has been around for 30 years. TxDOT on Wednesday marked the slogan's anniversary with plans to display trash picked up along highways.
Graveside Memorials Bought With Love Treated Like TrashA family was shocked to find graveside benches and statues removed from graves and discarded like trash at a cemetery in Terrell.
Study: Twice As Much Trash Put In Landfills Than EstimatedAmericans may be sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated.
Lifetime Of Belongings Tossed On A Dallas Front LawnA yard covered in trash left residents in one Dallas neighborhood confused. Realtors assigned to sell the now-foreclosed house had everything removed from inside and placed on the front lawn.
Dallas Bag Fees Go Into Effect Amidst Some ConfusionThe 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.
Haslet Homeowners Tired Of Trash ProblemResidents of the Sendera Ranch subdivision in Haslet have had it with all the trash strewn about their streets.
Louisiana Atty General Tries To Keep Texas Ebola Waste OutLouisiana 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.
Rangers Apologize To Fans After Trash Pileup At Memorial StatueThe Texas Rangers are apologizing for fans who defaced a memorial statue at the first base entrance with garbage yesterday at Globe Life Park.
City Council Approves $3.2 Million For Trinity River CleanupHow 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.
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.
Thaw Sends North Texans Out To Cleanup Storm DamageWith much of the ice thawed from last weekend's storm many homeowners in North Texas are turning to cleaning up their storm-damaged property.