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DIY Composting Basics: Tips From Austin Resource Recovery
A thumbnail of composting basics, with upcoming classes
"...– including ARR's Home Composting Rebate Program – visit Upcoming Compost Classes..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Austin’s Reverse Pitch Competition Encourages Zero Waste Economy
Local entrepreneurs turn one company’s trash into another’s cash
"...and nonprofits presented their unused supplies to entrepreneurs at Austin Resource Recovery’s Fifth Annual Reverse Pitch Competition. In April,..."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Lauren Girgis

Austin’s Least-Loved Landfill May Be Poised to Grow Again
The other ACL: The Austin Community Landfill
"...near one of the state's most controversial dumps. The Austin Community Landfill actually lies next to its namesake city,..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Council Recap: Undoing Austin’s White Supremacist Legacy
A Juneteenth holiday, renamings, alcohol rules among changes
"...legacy of white supremacy that haunts every American city, Austin included...."

July 31, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

A Banana Peel, a Diaper, and a Plastic Bag Walk Into Austin's Composting Program
How can a whole city compost, is it working, and can we reach zero waste by 2040?
"...It’s 9am on a chilly morning in Austin, and a big green truck is at the intersection..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

What Goes in Your Compost Bin in Austin
Pizza boxes? OK. Liquids? No thank you.
"...The city of Austin's residential composting program collects organic material – food scraps,..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature

Significant Dates in Austin Zero Waste History
"...2008: Single-stream recycling introduced in Austin...."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: The Dirt on Compost
How and why to do it... and what can go wrong
"...Reporter Lina Fisher and Food Editor Jessi Cape join..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Post

Austin’s Steady Strides Toward Climate Sustainability
How are we doing and how effective can local policies be at mitigating a worldwide crisis?
"...(of all ages, but set in motion primarily by Austin-area students) were joining a worldwide movement to alter that..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Reuse Resource Chart
"...Austin Clothes Exchange Bring an item to take an item..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature

Faster Than Sound: The Austin Music Census Returns While the Live Music Fund Faces Delays
A spring music ecosystem news roundup with all those familiar players: the Austin Music Census, Live Music Fund, and HAAM
"...In 2015, the first Austin Music Census highlighted fault lines in the local music..."

May 27, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin-Based Code 4 Helping Local Government and Businesses Reopen Safely
Safety experts offering COVID-19 consulting & decontamination
"...To my fellow Austin residents & business owners,..."

July 7, 2020 Events Post

Austin Energy Generation Resource Planning Task Force Recommendations: An Excerpt
"...1c, iii) Austin Energy should pursue aggressive efforts to diversify its energy..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature

Safety Resources Every College Student in Austin Should Know About
Get to know the local orgs that center community well-being
"...of it and check out this thread on local resources available. Harm Reduction..."

Aug. 18, 2022 Chronolog Post by Valeria Valdez

Austin at Large: “It’s Time to Get <blank> Done”
As we dive deep into 2021, let’s complete that sentence with real talk, not “stuff”
"...redirect toward housing for some of the thousands of Austinites who can't attain and afford and maintain stable shelter...."

Jan. 29, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin History Center Documents Life in Austin During COVID-19
Share your moment in history with AHC's new collection
"...we make sure we don't forget? Thanks to the Austin History Center's new collection, "The COVID-19 Files: Austin Responds..."

April 17, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Road to Recovery
A private health care consultant has improved efficiency at the county's primary health care clinics. Looming Medicaid cuts protenda new crisis.
"...her schedule was less demanding because her employer, the Austin/ Travis County Primary Care Department, was a lot sicker...."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Requiem for Bulk Trash Day
Get used to the pile in your garage – Austin Resource Recovery isn't rescheduling spring bulk collection pickups
"...exists as a gigantic undertaking for the city of Austin's Resource Recovery division (ARR), serving an average of 8,750..."

June 12, 2020 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

TDH: 9/20/11
A resourceful new name for Solid Waste Services
"...Austin Resource Recovery – no, it's not some local space-flight..."

Sept. 20, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Urban Renewal, Sustainable Development, and ... Fluoride?
Preview Pt. One of a crowded Council agenda
"...of 2011: water fluoridation, the Urban Renewal Board, the Austin Resource Recovery master plan, and more. Check out part..."

Dec. 12, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Getting to Zero
Will Austin's green seif-image be realized with its "zero waste" goals?
"...the Capitol to the Texas Disposal Systems landfill, where Austin's city-collected residential trash goes to be forever entombed. From..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Climbing Mount Compost
Austin's next big zero-waste project is feeding nature's recycling program
"...the city, this is the type of setting where Austin's veggie peels and food scraps should go – not..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

City Plans '[re]Manufacture' for Landfill
City hopes to create jobs while moving Austin closer to its zero-waste goals
"...With its new "eco-industrial park" south of the airport, Austin plans to apply that adage on a very large..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

New SWS Director Announced
California Resource Recovery Association boss Robert Gedert to run recycling
"...six months with an interim boss, the City of Austin has announced that California Resource Recovery Association Executive Director..."

Dec. 8, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Beside the Point: We Love Us!
Just ask anybody – Austinites approve of Austin
"...who's attended a local film festival can tell you, Austinites cheer at any cinematic acknowledgment of our existence. Turns..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Everything's Coming Up Green for City Employees in Better-Than-Expected Budget
Cronk: "We can be both lucky and good"
"...City of Austin employees took the spotlight today (Friday, July 15) as..."

July 15, 2022 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Recap: A Big Step Forward in St. John, but Much Work Remains
Greystar, HACA selected to redevelop Home Depot site
"...on the future of a 19-acre site in Northeast Austin that the city has owned - but done nothing..."

July 30, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

City Compost Program Expands
38,000 new households will be composting this fall
"...Beginning Oct. 2, the Austin Resource Recovery Program will add 38,000 households to its..."

Aug. 2, 2017 News Post by Joseph Caterine

Council Wrap: State of the City
Austin maintains its relative sanity
"...on welcoming but managing growth (not exactly a new Austin subject), although overshadowed and redirected a bit by breaking..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The Grove Gets Final Approval
With one PUD approved, attention turns to Austin Oaks
"...PUDding: The last item of the night was the Austin Oaks PUD (MoPac at Spicewood Springs Road), which eventually..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

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