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Slow Gains for the Environment at the Capitol
Lawmakers won't look forward, but will repair the damage done
"...parks and wildlife, and for Railroad Commis­sion inspection of solid waste sites and wellheads...."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

A Local Pick for Free Comic Book Day
Creators of Punchline offer a super-powered narrative
"...is San Antonio’s own Antarctic Press, who have a solid stable of other titles in addition to Williams &..."

May 1, 2019 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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

Top 15 Austin Breweries
Our semiannual power ranking of local brewhouses
"...investments in making a charming taproom/biergarten with which to waste away entire weekends, as well as their overall influence..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Point Austin: The Circus Returns to Town
Final-day filings bump up the list of wannabe Council candidates
"..."turnout" on the ballot itself, but while there are solid (by which I mean fully qualified) candidates in every..."

Aug. 24, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Crisis Pregnancy Centers: Money for Nothing
Despite unprecedented taxpayer investment, state-funded CPCs deliver few services
"...months before next session. While Texas has made some solid progress on the clean air front, Reed stresses nearly..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Say Goodbye to the Plastic Bag Ban
Texas Supreme Court rules city ordinances can't override state law
"...operation. Justices ruled unanimously that a state law (1993’s Solid Waste Disposal Act) prohibiting municipalities from restricting the use..."

June 22, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

I Learned to Cook at Bad Restaurants
Cooking mediocre food results in a priceless skill set
"...which is what I’d end up doing for a solid ten years...."

April 4, 2018 Food Post by Danny Palumbo

The Luv Doc: Rejection
An effusively positive affirmation of your undeniable awesomeness
"...players would snap me like a twig is a solid basis for my negativity, but when it comes to..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

What Future for Flying Plastic Bags?
Supreme Court ponders single-use bag bans
"...that the ordinance effectively regulated "containers or packages" for "solid-waste purposes," and therefore violated a provision of a 1996..."

Jan. 26, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

State Supremes Consider Bag Ban
Laredo law banning single-use bags goes to court
"...a state law pre-empting such local ordinances passed for "solid-waste purposes." Laredo is arguing that its ordinance is intended..."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Hello, Columbus!
Meet the would-be city managers … and an Ohio soccer team … ?
"...they set aside (temporarily and partially) the regs governing solid waste (etc.) collection and disposal because they’ve been trying..."

Nov. 13, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Council: Everything Is in the Open
"...changes to the Anti-Lobbying Ord­inance as it relates to solid waste contracts. The Ethics Review Com­mis­sion recommended changes on..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Hush Please … We’re Hiring a City Manager
City requests A.G. ruling to keep search confidential
"...in 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

County Dems: Vincent Harding Out, Rick Cofer In?
Election set for March 6 to fill Harding’s seat
"...in Austin politics, having served on the city's Zero Waste Advis­ory Commission and Solid Waste Advisory Commission, and currently..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

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

Hey, Grownups! Graphic Novels!
Three new releases from the good folks at Drawn & Quarterly
"...busy (ha!) keeping his crime-solution rate at 100% to waste time messing with any earthbound journo from his past...."

Dec. 6, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Power of Art in Austin’s Overlooked Objects
Defining the city's personality from the moonlight towers to the railroad bridge
"...trucks, building facades, libraries, garbage, and their own bodily waste. Art has expanded until the line between it and..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

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

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

Making Reuse Mainstream
Austin needs a combo of government leadership, corporate responsibility, and individual commitment to meet reuse benchmarks
"...the city's upgraded Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center. Still, zero-waste advocates say reuse is often overlooked in favor of..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

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

Point Austin: Budgets Is Hard
Council begins digging into the budget details, and it ain't easy
"...the next stages in the process, and what looks solid vs. what remains, at this point, fairly speculative. It's..."

May 8, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Moonspell Q&A
Portuguese metallurgists never bathe in the same water twice
"...Kiss, Black Sabbath. Others have a smaller yet really solid following, like Opeth, Amon Amarth, Paradise Lost. I think..."

April 23, 2015 Music Post by Michael Toland

Public Notice: Schools and Environment
Big Saturday events for education and environment
"...make sure each of them has access to a solid public education...."

April 17, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

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

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

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature

Getting to Zero
Will Austin's green seif-image be realized with its "zero waste" goals?
"...the city has adopted ambitious goals to reduce the waste it generates. In fact, "waste" as a concept is..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

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