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"...• A Jan. 12 memo from Solid Waste Services director Bob Gedert, tasked with estimating the..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature

The Daily Hustle: 12/8/10
Raining cats and dogs on the animal welfare front
"...On the city calendar: The Water and Wastewater Commission meets at Waller Creek Plaza, 625 E. Tenth,..."

Dec. 8, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 11/17/10
Re-election announcements from Morrison, Riley & Shade
"...the city calendar: A public meeting on the proposed Solid Waste Services master plan, encompassing citywide recycling and lots..."

Nov. 17, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 11/10/10
All along the water tower
"...Reclaimed water is created by reusing treated wastewater effluent that is normally discharged to the Colorado River...."

Nov. 10, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 11/4/10
State rep's death passes pallor over council
"...Solid Waste Services director Bob Gedert walked council through the..."

Nov. 4, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Headlines
"...• The Solid Waste Advisory Commission last week recommended introducing citywide recycling..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Feature

Eco-Currents: Talking Trash and Raising the Roof
Anti-litter campaign aims to clean up Austin creeks
"...good for our environment and good for business," says Solid Waste Advisory Commissioner Rick Cofer. "This will save carbon..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

The Daily Hustle: 10/13/10
Big development deals coming to council
"...The Water and Wastewater Commission meets at Waller Creek Plaza, Room 104, 6pm..."

Oct. 13, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Can't Ignore the Law and Ethics When It Comes to Animals
"...potential contractor had taken a near majority on the Solid Waste Advisory Commission and recommended operations be outsourced to..."

Sept. 22, 2010 Postmarks

The Daily Hustle: 9/13/10
Live-blogging the budget business
"...10:26am: Mike Martinez with a friendly amendment letting Solid Waste Services hold onto some $150K the department may..."

Sept. 13, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Budget: Here's Your Adoption Punchlist
When the roll is called up yonder, don't expect a slam dunk
"...Proposed Monthly Change Austin Water Utility$67.35$71.19 *$3.84 Austin Energy92.1592.940.79 Solid Waste Services23.7523.40(0.35) Public Works6.637.290.66 Watershed Protection7.757.750 Property Tax Bill65.9070.27**4.37..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 9/8/10
Breaking it down with Bill Spelman
"...The Water and Wastewater Commission meets the Waller Creek Plaza, Room 104, 625..."

Sept. 8, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Milk Cows and Cash Cows
AE's uncertain future means wobbly program budgets
"...a freeze on new positions. AE is also asking Solid Waste Services to shoulder $4 million worth of funding..."

Sept. 3, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 8/26/10 (Updated)
This meeting's in the bag
"...providing support to 911 call centers, air quality and solid waste planning, and conducting a regional training academy. Upcoming..."

Aug. 26, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 8/11/10
Catching up with Cole
"...The Water and Wastewater Commission is happening in room 104 at Waller Creek..."

Aug. 11, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Climate Protection: City in No Hurry To Cool It
Checking in on the Climate Protection Program's progress – or lack thereof
"...of three key departments – Austin Water, Transporta­tion, and Solid Waste Services. Solutions proposed to drive community engagement included..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

City Budget: Scrubbed and Squeaky Clean
The budget gets balanced, saved by the sales tax – and some scrubbing
"...25: Council work session on Austin Energy, Austin Water, Solid Waste Services, and Transportation..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 7/28/10 (Updated)
Big budget balanced
"...Aug. 25: Council worksession on Austin Energy, Austin Water, Solid Waste Services, and Transportation..."

July 28, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 7/23/10
Big money rustlin' next week
"...August 25: Austin Energy, Austin Water Utility, Solid Waste Services and Transportation. … And in vaguely related,..."

July 23, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 7/21/10
Get your meet on
"...A special called meeting of the Solid Waste Advisory Commission is happening in the Ground Floor..."

July 21, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Best-Laid Plans
How does the patchwork of separate plans for the future of Central Texas fit together? No one knows.
"...Eckhardt cited three big risks of unconnected long-range plans: wasted opportunities, wasted resources, and wasted money. "We have an..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Plans in Play
The Big Eight
"...Land use and development patterns, transportation, mass transit, traffic/congestion, water/wastewater, solid waste, energy, utilities conservation and environmental resources, public..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Daily Hustle: 7/14/10
Getting ready for their close up
"...The Water and Wastewater Commission is happening in room 104 at the Waller..."

July 14, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Lucia Athens Named Chief Sustainability Officer
Will lead Green initiatives
"...efforts surrounding green purchasing; energy, water and resource conservation; solid waste recycling; green building; green house gas reduction; renewable..."

June 18, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Junking the Cathedral
Cathedral of Junk creator bent till he broke
"...working on a resolution to retain the structure, and Solid Waste Services. Spokeswoman Jennifer Herber said that the Code..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Farewell to the Cathedral of Junk
City rules and city art clash, art comes off worse
"...to stay in place, and the decision completely blindsided Solid Waste Services, which had another inspection filed for later..."

June 16, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Daily Hustle: 6/9/10
Austin and austerity as budget cuts come hither
"...The Water and Wastewater Commission gathers at Waller Creek Plaza, Room 104, 625..."

June 9, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Are You Sustainable?
Current and former Austinites vying for city post
"...transportation, green purchasing, municipal cost savings through integrated programs, solid waste recycling, green building, government funding, environmental reporting metrics,..."

June 4, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Chief Sustainability Officer Finalists Announced
Meet them June 3
"...savings through integrated programs; energy, water and resource conservation; solid waste recycling; green building; government funding; and environmental reporting..."

May 28, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

A Year's Cheers
The nominees for the 2010 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...The Trash Project, employees of the city of Austin Solid Waste Services Department..."

May 14, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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