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Waste Management

San Francisco To Convert Dog Waste Into Alternative Energy

Dog Poop DNA Proponents Converge On Dallas City Hall

Officials with a company looking to expand a dog poop DNA business made another stop at Dallas City Hall Wednesday and they brought a Hollywood endorsement with them.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2012

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.

10/06/2011

An earth mover goes through tons of debris. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Divided Council Approves Controversial Dallas Waste Flow Plan

A divided Dallas City Council approved a controversial plan that will make all the city’s trash flow through southern Dallas on its way to the landfill.

09/28/2011

An earth mover goes through tons of debris. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dallas Residents Upset By Landfill Development Plans

A new City of Dallas plan could increase the amount of money in the coffers by turning trash into cash. But the NAACP calls it a plan to pollute and harm the southern sector.

08/16/2011

A view of a wastewater treatment plant. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

FWISD Kids Taking Classes At A Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Fort Worth Independent School District is sending students to an unlikely place for job training – a wastewater treatment plant. And the results are helping the city fill vacant job positions too.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2011

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City Of Dallas Turning Trash Into Dollars

It used to be said, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Recycling has changed that. There’s plenty of treasure in all cans, bottles, and paper, and Dallas is cashing in.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2011

Greener Side – Turning Garbage into Energy

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

10/05/2010