Cafeteria workers prepare lunches for school children. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


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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.


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.


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Thieves Watching Holiday Trash To Find Targets

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.


McCommas Landfill Protest

Trash Protests March Into Downtown Dallas

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.


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

Recycling Effort Increased By Letting Trash Comingle

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.


Hundreds of recycled plastic water bottles are piled up. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Dos and Don’ts Of Recycling In Fort Worth

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.


Discarded fast food containers lie on the road. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Website Lets Texans Tattletale On Litterbugs

People who see Texas being trashed can be a tattletale online.


Uncollected trash sits on a street. (credit: Carlo Hermann/AFP/Getty Images)

Contract Default Leaves Trash Building Up On Roadsides

There’s a reason you might have noticed more garbage along roadsides in southern Tarrant County. The company TxDOT paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to pickup debris has defaulted on the contract.


Greener Side – Turning Garbage into Energy

 Using trash…to make gas…and here’s Barbara Schwarz with the Greener Side


Workers Have To Put Out Own Garbage

About 20,000 Texas state workers will have to put out their own trash starting this week.