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Council: Hush Please … We’re Hiring a City Manager
City requests A.G. ruling to keep search confidential
" theory, a fix to the ongoing disputes among solid waste handlers), and a revision to the ordinance addressing..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

In the Name of Innovation
Council considers institutional racism, a suitor for Brackenridge Hospital
"...modes of recycling for organics and other kinds of solid waste. Items 22 and 23 would waive certain lobbying..."

April 7, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Dance/USA Convenes in Austin
The national arts organization brings honors for the Butlers and big questions about the form's future
"...Orr's Forklift Danceworks, which has collaborated with the city's Solid Waste Services department and Austin Energy to spotlight the..."

June 10, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Council: ADUs Coming to Your Neighborhood?
Land-use advocates at AURA are calling on Council to approve the ADU ordinance
"...• Austin Resource Recovery (formerly Solid Waste Services) has for some time been trying to..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Where There’s a Roof There’s a Way
City Council agenda heavy with housing matters
"...• Austin Resource Recovery (formerly Solid Waste) has for some time been trying to get..."

Nov. 17, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Talking Trash
Trash Dance streams here for the next two weeks – for free
"...created with the cooperation of the city of Austin Solid Waste Services Department and featuring 24 department employees and..."

Jan. 13, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...bag bans can't be passed for the purpose of "solid waste management." In short, the city's reason for enacting..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature

Name That Skate Park
City polling public for names now through April 9
"...if you will, the Feb. 2011 quest to rename Solid Waste Services, an endeavor that opened with overwhelming public..."

Jan. 10, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Coachella Lineup: Not Amused
Why does Muse headline all festivals? Conspiracy!
"...another year of music festivals. The line-up comes with solid second-tier acts, but in the visual hierarchy of festival..."

Jan. 9, 2014 Music Post by Abby Johnston

'PowerUP' Taking Reservations
Reserve tix now for Forklift's follow-up to 'Trash Project'
"...utility what she did for the employees of its Solid Waste Services Department (now Austin Resource Recovery) in The..."

Sept. 5, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

From the Vaults: Talking 'Trash'
Andrew Garrison discusses filming Allison Orr's 'Trash Project'
" 2009 by the workers and machinery of Austin's Solid Waste Services Department...."

May 3, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

It's Not Easy Being Green
The city's Office of Sustainability is still trying to find a sustainable mission
"...portions of Austin's energy, water, land development review, and solid waste departments into one, presustainability fiefdom. Roger Duncan was..."

April 5, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Environment: Don't Hold Your Breath
"...In regard to solid waste matters, HB 83, filed by Rep. Ruth Jones..."

Dec. 14, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

"...a smoking ban in public parks, adoption of a solid waste master plan, and more. See "City Hall Hustle."..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature

Beside the Point: Planning What's Affordable
The Downtown Austin Plan comes lumbering toward its official adoption
"...Recov­ery Management Master Plan (i.e., what used to be "Solid Waste Services"), and undoubtedly hear another thing or two..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Column by Michael King

"...for the city utilities (Austin Energy, Austin Water, and Solid Waste Services). A 6pm time-certain posting means discussion won't..."

Aug. 26, 2011 News Feature

Time To Tweak Code Compliance
Wildlife Habitats could see reprieve with revisions
"...residents, Code Enforcement Officers or the director of the Solid Waste Services is actually an integral part of providing..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

City Hall Hustle: Sins of Commission
Levy KO'd by Tovo as public safety assumes the position
"...Adjustment, the Downtown Commission, the Historic Landmark Commission, the Solid Waste Advisory Commission, the Water and Wastewater Commission, and..."

July 15, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

TDH: 6/21/11
F1, pedicabs, Fun Fun Fun Fest & Willie close out council
"...Naming an unused section of the city's Todd Lane Solid Waste Services Transfer facility as a “backup Transition Facility”..."

June 21, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Reading the Meter: The Robbins Report
Highlights from Robbins' report 'Read It and Leak'
"...provide efficiency rebates for commercial/institutional customers, and encourages the Solid Waste Services Department "to include porcelain recycling in their..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

'An Independent Person'
A Conversation With Randi Shade
"...more interested in how much better we approached our solid waste question, this new contract on the recyclables, our..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

City Budget Meetings
Departmental budget presentations continue
"...Center, 721 Barton Springs Rd., Assembly Room; Water and Wastewater Commission (6pm), Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th, Rm...."

May 6, 2011 News Feature

TDH: 4/27/11
The Hustle shares a scrumptious link round-up
"’s enterprise departments (Austin Energy, Austin Water, Watershed Protection, Solid Waste Services, Public Works, and Transportation) is now online...."

April 27, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 4/5/11
Your City Council preview for Thursday
" recycling contract. In a memo sent April 1, Solid Waste Services director Bob Geddert says “since we have..."

April 5, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 3/31/11
City wants your input; Laura Morrison shares e-mails
"...public input – see the efforts to rename the Solid Waste Services department. But in an attempt to harness..."

March 31, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 3/21/11
GEDs and boutique hotels: Your City Council preview
" Lee Leffingwell supporting Senate Bill 853, “to restrict wastewater discharges in the Contributing Zone of the Barton Springs..."

March 21, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 3/7/11
SoCo parking, PSH, comp plans: Your City Council preview
"...the “Enterprise Asset Management Strategy Implementation Proposal,” another on Solid Waste Services' long-term recycling contract – is a decision..."

March 7, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Totally Quorate Totally Awesome Auschron Newscast
Getting educated on public schools, sonograms and Limp Bizkit
" with his finest Fred Durst impression over renaming Solid Waste Services, Richard Whittaker scours for public school funding..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Off the Record
Great music in odd places: punk rock at the Grand, Billy Gibbons' Twin Liquors visit, and 'Rehearsal at the Astoria'
"...MTV has noted, Austin's open call to rename its Solid Waste Services Department has caused quite a stink, with..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 10-17

Feb. 11, 2011 News Column

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