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Solid Waste Services
Toward a greener future
"...leadership to the issue: selecting a new director for Solid Waste Services, renegotiating the existing recycling contract with Greenstar..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Beside the Point: Solid Waste: Willie Rhodes Slides Sideways
City announces SWS 'reorganization' – Rhodes to head 'Code Compliance'
"...barely left the building when the long-anticipated reorganization of Solid Waste Services was announced, by means of a brief..."

June 5, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Solid Waste: Who's Driving the Train?
City staff's landfill-expansion decision has violated – at least in the spirit – a resolution passed by council. Now everybody wants to know why.
"...City staff, the citizen's Solid Waste Advis­ory Commission, and the city manager's office are..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Solid Waste Land
Landfill Full
"...on Giles Road. But concerns about a two-decades-old hazardous waste disposal site at the landfill forced the city to..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

City Hall Hustle: Solid Waste Rocks!
Solid Waste Services goes national with its name campaign
"...I'm talking, of course, about the campaign to rename Solid Waste Services the "Fred Durst Society of the Humanities..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Solid Waste Services to the Rescue
City Solid Waste Services rolls their sleeves up and gets stinky
"...stinking, rotten food, some good news. City of Austin Solid Waste Services are doing a special pick-up in areas..."

May 17, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

At Your Solid Waste Service
"...a broader range of paper and plastic. Brush and Yard-Waste Collection..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Can Austin Waste Not?
City vows to cut landfill-bound garbage to zero
"...this idea, with its recently declared goals of reducing waste by 20% in four years, and achieving "zero waste"..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Waste Wars
City Tries to Seal Best Deal for Trash and Recycling
"...Solid Waste Advisory Commission member Gail Vittori questions the city's..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

City Hall Hustle: Waste Not, Want Not
Council considers closing loopholes in recycling code
"...– close longstanding loopholes that have rendered the city's zero-waste goals as imaginary as granny's death panel. Despite the..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

A Plan to Plan for a Zero-Waste City
Leadership will determine the success of long-range strategy
"...has started the public consultation process on the Integrated Solid Waste Management Master Plan (or ISWMMP for short). At..."

July 31, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Zero Waste by 2040: A Recommendation Sneak Peek
What the consultants have to say
"...I'm in recovery," began Rick Anthony, one of two zero-waste plan consultants recently hired by the city of Austin...."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Significant Dates in Austin Zero Waste History
"...2001: Texas Campaign for the Environment targets waste and recycling...."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature

A Load of 'Special Waste'
Activists slam TCEQ reclassification of toxic TV tubes
"...Systems landfill from "hazardous" to the less serious "special waste." The waste is a load of broken television tubes..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature

This Week's Waste of Time
Free Gaming Via Adult Swim
"...Singles Collection featuring buzz and prebuzz bands or the solid graphic design on everything they produce, the AS crew..."

July 7, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
A few free games to fill the waning work day
"...this game reminded me a lot of a previous Waste of Time called Super Puzzle Platformer, except where that..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
Browser games are back ... in 3-D!
"...folks at We Create Stuff who made a previous Waste of Time, Portal: A Flash Version. There isn't much..."

April 29, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
A healthy serving of 70s vacationing all in one free video game
"...the coldness of space, or imaginary worlds with very solid boundaries. There are exceptions, the most important one right..."

Sept. 2, 2010 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
Pikachu: From Slave to Freedom Fighter. Seriously.
"...weaken them before pummeling them into submission. Apparently a solid beating is a good way to bring people around..."

Oct. 11, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
There's time to be wasted playing Independent Games Festival entries
"...are slight control problems, but otherwise the game is solid...."

Nov. 18, 2010 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
The playable Independent Games Festival entries, part 2
"...character and the world around you to make surfaces solid. The combination of timing jumps and switching colors on..."

Nov. 4, 2010 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
Two free online games, one creative mind
"...attempt to make up for lost time with two wastes of time this week. One online game has an..."

Oct. 22, 2009 Screens Post by James Renovitch

New SWS Director Announced
California Resource Recovery Association boss Robert Gedert to run recycling
"...Executive Director Robert Gedert will take the reins at Solid Waste Services, starting Feb. 1, 2010...."

Dec. 8, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

City Hall Hustle: Taking Out the Trash
Delayed 'Master Plan' for Solid Waste Department is tip of the landfill
"...to develop an integrated management master plan for the Solid Waste Services Department. Thrilling stuff, I know. But what..."

May 29, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 2/3/11 (Update)
I did it all for the nookie, solid waste
"...we last checked on the city’s call to rename Solid Waste Services, there were only a few, lonely recommendations...."

Feb. 3, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 1/24/11
Riley kick-off, endorsements, elections and so much trash
"...the season, rumblings of a 2012 election, fun with Solid Waste and more...."

Jan. 24, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

TDH: 9/20/11
A resourceful new name for Solid Waste Services
"...name selected by the city to replace Austin's antiquated Solid Waste Services. But wait, you ask, weren't there some..."

Sept. 20, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 3/25/11
Recycling contract put thru the wringer
"...recycling contract dominated City Council’s meeting yesterday. And while Solid Waste Services’ suggestion to award the contract entirely to..."

March 25, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Storm Damage Update
City and Austin Energy getting power back, clearing downed trees
"...The city confirms that Solid Waste Services will be helping the cleanup by doing..."

May 16, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cofer Exits City Council Race
"This is not the right time or right race for me"
"...Democratic activist and city Solid Waste Advisory Council member Rick Cofer announced in an..."

Jan. 28, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

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