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The Executioner
"...stop using them. The United States has the most wasteful habits of any country in the world. It's embarrassing..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...the deal -- Texas Disposal Systems Landfill Inc. and Waste Management Inc. -- are embroiled in a nasty legal..."

Nov. 7, 1997 News Feature

Corps de Garbage
Allison Orr's latest dance pays tribute to the working folks who take out the trash
"...it will be the employees and equipment of Austin Solid Waste Services that will realize Orr's choreographic vision...."

Sept. 11, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Hall Hustle: Trouble Abhors a Vacuum
There's always room for argument at City Hall
"...– a $1.5 million contract to develop an Integrated Solid Waste Management Mas­ter Plan for the Solid Waste Services..."

June 19, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Budget Hearings Begin Today
Parks and Rec, Library funding, Health and Human Services, Neighborhood Housing and Community Development, and Solid Waste Services to be discussed; citywide increases proposed across the board
"...Health and Human Services, Neighborhood Housing and Community Development, Solid Waste Services. Citywide increases are included for every department,..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...of a contract with only the staff-selected frontrunner, Allied Waste, which sent council off the dais for a special-called..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, July 30-Aug. 6
"...PUBLIC INPUT: SOLID WASTE Give feedback on the city's strategies for climate..."

July 31, 2009 News Feature

Cleaning Up the Campsite
Festival organizers employ varying tactics to keep mess to a minimum
"...these things soon begin an eternal relationship with a solid-waste landfill. Green-leaning event planners are employing uniquely innovative tactics..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Recycled Dreams: Three MRFs and a Phantom in the Wings
The council considers recycling proposals, with one offer off the table
"..."top offerors" in the eyes of city staff: Allied Waste Services of Austin and Waste Management Recycle America, both..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...• Make Haste, Not Waste City Council formally adopted an ambitious Zero Waste program..."

Jan. 23, 2009 News Feature

Top 10 Environmental Stories
"...through council a 20-year, $2.3 billion deal for a waste-wood-burning power plant. The Nacogdoches-area plant would provide about 75,000..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

White House Down
Roland Emmerich blows up the White House real good, so who cares if it doesn't all compute when you have Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx (as an Obama-ish prez) battling to become last men standing?
"...Statue of Liberty in The Day After Tomorrow, laid waste to Manhattan in Godzilla, and dive-bombed the White House..."

June 28, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

City Hall Hustle: Recycling an Old Issue
Council weighs giving one company the entire heap
"...contract dominated City Council's meeting last week. And while Solid Waste Services' suggestion to award the contract entirely to..."

April 1, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Landfill Will Top Mount Bonnell in Height
TCEQ OKs landfill's march toward Austin's highest point
"...On Sept. 9, the Solid Waste Advisory Commission received a long-awaited report from consultants..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, July 23-30
"...DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH IRAN Austin joins this national rally with a..."

July 24, 2009 News Feature

City Hall Hustle: Budget Time
The annual budget melodrama rounds up the usual suspects
"...most money-shifting action. Let's return to the refuse: namely, Solid Waste Services' proposal to boost fees on 30-gallon trash..."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Where You Can Stick Your Styrofoam
Cycled Plastics takes those recyclables that nobody else wants
"...two or three years," he said, "companies that generate waste are thinking more about what they're throwing away." That's..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Commissioners Court Gets Trashy
Commissioner Davis fights further landfill expansion in eastern Travis County
"...but declining to vote on, the amendment of its solid waste facility siting ordinance to include landfills. The expectation..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Up, Up, and Away! Utilities Ready to Raise Rates
The budget gap will be plugged with rising utility rates.
"...Water and Wastewater..."

June 20, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

At Your Service? Austin's Private Landfills
"...All things considered, Austin's solid waste services division has more pressing matters on the..."

July 5, 1996 News Feature

Austin’s Least-Loved Landfill May Be Poised to Grow Again
The other ACL: The Austin Community Landfill
"...only recently learned of the significant amount of industrial waste that was buried at the site in the 1970s,..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Naked City
"...The trial of four local nuclear waste protestors, originally scheduled to begin June 24, has been..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Lee Renaming Brings Out Butter-Knife-Sharp Wit
Don’t ask a question you don’t want to know the answer to
"...of 2011, when there was a push to rename Solid Waste Services the Fred Durst Society of the Humanities..."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'The Trash Project II'
Forklift Danceworks reprises its extraordinary ballet for sanitation workers and trucks
"...created with the cooperation of the city of Austin Solid Waste Services Department and featuring 24 department employees and..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 3-10
"...SOLID WASTE OF A NAME: LAST DAY! Cast your vote..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 27-Feb. 3
"...SOLID WASTE OF A NAME Do the city a solid..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature

Res publica
Citizens calendar, Aug. 27-Sept. 3
"...what they learned and lead a discussion on the consolidation of mass media. 7-9pm. MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Aug. 20-27
"...what they learned and lead a discussion on the consolidation of mass media. 7-9pm. MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature

City Council
The upcoming council meeting has a full agenda
"...the infamous $1.5 million contract to develop an Integrated Solid Waste Management Master Plan for Solid Waste Services. Will..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...officially into the draft CAMPO 2035 plan, backed by solid financing plans, and to rally voters; the state Legislature..."

Dec. 19, 2008 News Feature

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