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Questions About the County Budget
"...saga for northeastern Travis County residents and the expanding BFI dump. Therefore, if commissioners intend to raise our taxes,..."

Sept. 18, 2007 Postmarks

Naked City
"...ongoing foulness surrounding attempts by Waste Management Inc. and BFI to expand their problematic, decades-old, and neighbor-loathed twin Northeast..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...approve incentives. A controversial memorandum of agreement with the BFI landfill, on the other hand, was pulled from Tuesday's..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...air, land, water, and families. We shut down the BFI Recycling Plant, which brought filth and rats to our..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Column

In Favor of PODER
"...air, land, water, and families. We shut down the BFI Recycling Plant, which brought filth and rats to our..."

Nov. 28, 2005 Postmarks

Ecology Action: Recycled by Zoning?
Neighboring 'cop shop' garage dissatisfied with EA's upkeep
"...their mess, and it gets old." Citing the problem-plagued BFI recycling center on Springdale that was eventually moved to..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

More Hope Restored
The North Central Area Command hosts another cleanup on Galewood Drive
"...a dose of fire-safety training in AFD's Smokehouse, and BFI reported hauling off nearly 13 tons of trash...."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Our readers talk back.
"...oil corporations as well as national corporations such as BFI. PODER has been successful in relocating these hazardous facilities..."

July 4, 2003 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...On the other side of Waste Management is BFI, seeking to expand vertically by altering the Decker Creek..."

June 13, 2003 Column

McTear Admits Murder, Gets Maximum Sentence
Ortralla Mosley's killer gets the maximum sentence.
"...threat and served 16 days in jail after calling BFI Waste Processing and Disposal and threatening to blow up..."

June 13, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City

March 7, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Pride for Poder
"...closing down the gasoline tank farm and relocating the BFI recycling plant. Council Member Raul Alvarez -- a former..."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...companies, among others. Partly at issue is WMI and BFI's assertion that the county cannot regulate areas already permitted..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Davis vs. the Dumps
"...that the three major landfills -- privately owned by BFI, Waste Management Inc., and Texas Disposal Systems -- are..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Neighbors relate their own housing crunches in response to last week's cover story.
" places) produce much more trash on Airport than BFI. I know that with the strength of N.A.'s side..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Column

East-West Dissent
Neighborhood Concerns
"...other issues like the Holly Power Plant and the BFI recycling facility. "We need to buckle down and say,..."

April 23, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"'s plan to award a garbage disposal contract to BFI. --R.B..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Council Watch
" the city's Solid Waste Advisory Committee. SWAC opposes BFI getting a piece of the contract because of the..."

Feb. 26, 1999 News Column

Murder in the Suburbs
Good Luck Penny
" at a holding facility for Browning, Ferris International (BFI) which had confiscated the two Dumpsters from Scaggs' office..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

" in the phone book, and even drove to BFI in East Austin to try to recycle (they only..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Column

Eastside Discontent
Closing the Book

Sept. 18, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

A Murky Crystal Ball
Council Too Busy to Bother With Predictions
"...battle to replace SB 1704, the tug-of-war over the BFI Recycling plant, the Tannehill Apartment complex... the hard work..."

Jan. 9, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Top Tens of 1997 Council Watch
Top Ten Quotes Heard Around City Hall
"...and bees." -- Eastside activist Joe Quintero, protesting the BFI Recycling plant in the East Austin Gardens neighborhood...."

Jan. 9, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Neighbors Know Best
Lewis, Garcia Team Up Against Affordable Housing
"...the clash between the Eastside Gardens neighborhood and the BFI recycling plant, and the recent editorial page tug-of-war between..."

Dec. 12, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Hispanic Pass Over
Garcia, Spelman Open Cans of Racial Controversy
"...especially following the successful East Austin Overlay and the BFI Recycling zoning rollback, both of which were championed by..."

Aug. 22, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Planning From The Neighborhoods Up
"...probably all heard about the zoning battles over the BFI and Balcones Recycling plants in East Austin (we've been..."

Aug. 1, 1997 News Feature

Mayfield Fights Back
Ward and June Say Nay in Northwest Hills
" us is the same thing that happened with BFI," he says, referring to the Browning-Ferris recycling plant-cum-environmental menace..."

Jan. 3, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...K.V. Moratorium Granted Sparked by a fire at the BFI Recyclery over the summer, a grassroots revolution has emerged..."

Dec. 20, 1996 News Feature

Off the Desk:
Naked City
"...welcome wagon, particularly after another Eastside recycling center, the BFI Recyclery, erupted in flames this summer...."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...residents. They're dismayed that Balcones and another existing company, BFI Recyclery, prefer East Austin above anywhere else. Some residents..."

Nov. 8, 1996 News Feature

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