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Reynolds' Latest Flop: Pay As You Throw
"...garbage department, the program is the national trend in waste reduction -- over 1,600 cities across the U.S. have..."

Feb. 28, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

Naked City
"...a new program that's still being hammered out by solid waste officials. As the plan sits on the drawing..."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Feature

Top 9 Enviro Stories
"...5) NOW THAT'S SOLID Acknowledging a serious lack of progress on Austin's recycling..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Eco-Education 101
The DUD: New Heitz or New Lowz?
"...slip every time another department falters. In 1989, he consolidated the Planning and Development Department from five dispersed divisions...."

Feb. 9, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Killer Green Information Environmental BBSs
BBS Basics
"...all the legislation being created regarding packaging and environmental waste issues." File areas include physics, chemistry, and biology...."

April 28, 1995 News Feature by R.U. Steinberg

Council Votes on Trash Clash
City moves ahead with negotiations on controversial landfill contract
"...environmental activists, a competing landfill owner, and the city's Solid Waste Advisory Commission – was 5-2, with Jackie Goodman..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Local Landfill Got Trashed by Garbage Giant, Jury Rules
Texas Disposal Systems wins its long-running defamation suit against Waste Management Inc. -- but isn't awarded damages.
"...last week a jury ruled that multinational trash titan Waste Management Inc. had defamed its locally owned competitor, Texas..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

"Corporate Predator" Dissected
Freeport Makes The Nation
"...month, the city's Environmental Board, Resource Management Commission and Solid Waste Advisory Commission passed out the 1995 Environmental Awareness..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Tracking a Caldwell County Landfill Proposal
Tracking a Caldwell County landfill proposal
"...of face-to-face negotiations with Green Group Holdings, the Georgia waste disposal corporation that's been resolute in its agenda to..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Green Guide
A preview of our ongoing guide to green living
"...City of Austin Solid Waste Services..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...BFI may be the #2 solid waste giant in the country, but here in Austin..."

Nov. 28, 1997 News Feature

Power to the People
Cue the linemen! 'Trash Project' choreographer Allison Orr is making Austin Energy dance
"...Project, her award-winning, phenomenally popular collaboration with the city's Solid Waste Services Department (now Resource Recovery) that made dancers..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Did Ott Hide Ethics Study From Council?
Many employees don't believe city has a strong ethical culture, 2010 survey shows
"...five problematic city departments: Fire, EMS, Parks and Recreation, Solid Waste Services, and Human Resources. Solid Waste – now..."

May 17, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

This Is Your City Budget
More police, vanishing grants, rising costs, and ... Jazzercise?
"...Solid Waste Services and Austin Energy haven't drawn as much..."

Sept. 2, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Headlines
"...action on naming a recycling contractor. This week, the Solid Waste Advisory Commission recommended splitting the load between staff-recommended..."

April 22, 2011 News Feature

City Hall Hustle: Recycling Recycled ... Again
Contentious negotiations confirm one thing: Trash is golden
"...around 2009, but it was in 2007 that the Solid Waste Advisory Commission first voted on a contract to..."

April 15, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Controversy over new South by Southwest dome in Bastrop
"...Central Texas and are already negotiating with the city's Solid Waste Services Department. The plan is to re-engineer Austin's..."

April 1, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Healthier school lunches, a long-term recycling contract, Edwards Aquifer legislation, and more
"...Lee Leffingwell, supports Senate Bill 853, drafted "to restrict wastewater discharges in the Contributing Zone of the Barton Springs..."

March 25, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 2/7/11
Previewing City Council's meeting preview
"...buys 18 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refuse trucks for Solid Waste Services; five CNG sweepers (three for Solid Waste..."

Feb. 7, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Expands Recycling Reach
Office and multifamily complexes will have a home for paper, cans, and bottles
"...Solid Waste Services Director Bob Ged­ert walked council through the..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: The Hangover
Recycling, homeless housing, and spandex – cure for a migraine?
"...over the contract extension, with green-minded members of the Solid Waste Advisory Commission not wanting to see the city..."

March 26, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...3) wastewater, solid waste, drainage, and potable water;..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Politics Gift Guide
Giving and goading this holiday season
"...bone-shaped dog-poop bag holder that attaches to a leash. Solid Waste Services distributes reusable cloth shopping bags. The Austin..."

Nov. 27, 2009 News Feature

The Trash Project
In turning sanitation workers into dancers and machines into giant birds, this work thrilled
"...Allison Orr, showcased the equipment and organization of Austin's Solid Waste Services, as well as its skilled, hardworking crew..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Aug. 14-19
"...PUBLIC SURVEY: SOLID WASTE SERVICES It's not too late to share your..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature

Crash-Scene Budget
The budget balances, and stitching is transparent
"...Watershed Protection and Development Review, shedding 15 positions and consolidating expenses...."

July 31, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Single Stream to the Lege
Austin's troubled recycling deal creates legislative ripples
"...The City of Austin's Solid Waste Services Department has taken a pummeling this week..."

April 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

City Hall Hustle: Top 10 City Council Stories
"...In the Dumper Refuse generated festering council heat, as Solid Waste Services kept putting its worst foot forward. The..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Council Blindsided on Landfill Deal
Council questions whether legal department acted appropriately in giving BFI the thumbs up on landfill expansion
"...from the coalition's lawyers. On Nov. 12, the citizens' Solid Waste Advisory Commis­sion (see "Solid Waste: Who's Driving the..."

Dec. 19, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...he'll oversee the departments of Aviation, Public Works, and Solid Waste Services, with responsibilities for Transportation, as well. Aviation..."

March 7, 2008 News Feature

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