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Count the Blessings
The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival at 25
"...The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival turns 25 years..."

April 16, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

In Good Taste
The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival and the value of terroir
"...Jeri Moore's vibrant poster art for the 2007 Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival (at right) evokes..."

March 30, 2007 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Meat of the Matter
The best of the 26th annual Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
"...and wine celebration is significantly streamlined this year, the Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival enters its second..."

April 1, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Talking Trash
A huge garbage dump in northeast Travis County causes a stink with its neighbors.
"...but in far southeast Travis County, at locally owned Texas Disposal Systems' site in Creedmoor.) Both landfills are located..."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Postmarks
The Executioner
"...want to be known for educating the children of Texas. Do you know, do you care about what you..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Column

Austin’s Least-Loved Landfill May Be Poised to Grow Again
The other ACL: The Austin Community Landfill
"...started her morning filing an odor complaint with the Texas Commission on Envi­ron­mental Quality after being "overwhelmed by the..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Waste Wars
City Tries to Seal Best Deal for Trash and Recycling
"...Department are negotiating 30-year-long contracts for recycling and waste disposal that could eventually cost twice as much as the..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority this week announced, and quickly approved,..."

April 16, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Hall Hustle: Play It Again, MRF
There's many a slip between the dais and the big blue bin
"...January, the city disqualified two bidders – Greenstar and Texas Disposal Systems – for violating anti-lobbying provisions. TDS exec..."

June 25, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Recycled Dreams: Three MRFs and a Phantom in the Wings
The council considers recycling proposals, with one offer off the table
"...officer informed council that two potential applicants, Greenstar and Texas Disposal Systems, were both out of the running for..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Landfill Expansion Trashed ... for Now
Opponents of revised contract between Williamson County and Hutto landfill operator Waste Management Industries celebrate county commissioners’ decision to postpone voting on contentious new deal
"...name appears on the permit application filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Since the landfill is a..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Last week, Inside Texas, the newsletter written by irascible sports junkie Robert Heard,..."

Nov. 7, 1997 News Feature

The Players
"...BFI Waste Systems..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Feature

At Your Service? Austin's Private Landfills
"...The privatization priority these days centers around the city's disposal services, a lucrative job that has three area landfill..."

July 5, 1996 News Feature

Then There's This: The 'Witch Hunt' of a Commissioner
Auditor's report could have a chilling effect on city boards and commissions
"...last September, Gonzalez had been doing contract work for Texas Disposal Systems, training area public schools how to compost..."

May 30, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Zeroing in on Our Throwaway Culture
City committee dreams of a waste-free Austin
"...that "each dollar spent on diversion instead of landfill disposal generates nearly twice as many sales tax revenue dollars..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Council Votes on Trash Clash
City moves ahead with negotiations on controversial landfill contract
"...Leading up to the council meeting, Texas Campaign for the Environment, led by director Robin Schneider,..."

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.
"...Waste Management Inc. had defamed its locally owned competitor, Texas Disposal Systems Landfill Inc., in an "action alert" distributed..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Getting to Zero
Will Austin's green seif-image be realized with its "zero waste" goals?
"...it's about 10 miles from the Capitol to the Texas Disposal Systems landfill, where Austin's city-collected residential trash goes..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Prof. Dumpster: Fighting for the 1%
Jeff Wilson sets out to prove 'less is more'
"...run through a "car wash on steroids" at the Texas Disposal Systems' facility. None­the­less, says Wilson, "My girlfriend swears..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
In a reversal of the city's previous plan, the City Council has decided to send two-thirds of Austin's waste to Texas Disposal Systems and one-third to BFI.
"...will send two-thirds of the city's waste to the Texas Disposal Systems landfill near Creedmoor. The 30-year deal, which..."

May 19, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Good News and Bad News for Neighbors of Austin Community Landfill
County and operator at odds over expansion
"...where facilities are already operating under permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, or other locations with a..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...say, it's a great day to be in Austin, Texas – unless you're a coyote. See "Be Afraid, Coyotes..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Tom DeLay's world: The Supreme Court kicked back the Texas re-redistricting map for another review by a three-judge federal..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Gift of Giving
Contribution & Expenditure Reports: July-December, '95
"...campaign work. Martin is also on the payroll of Texas Utilities, the electric company interested in buying the city's..."

Feb. 2, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...quell a plan by trash giant Waste Manage­ment of Texas Inc. to expand the Williamson Co. Regional Landfill 700..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature

Lead-Laced Garbage Case Back in Court
Texas Disposal Systems owner still fighting to get hazardous waste out of his landfill
"...Texas Disposal Systems was back in court again last Wednesday,..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

TCEQ: Get the Lead Out
Local landfill operator Bob Gregory wins a round in the TV-tubes case
"...Texas' own version of the infamous garbage barge story took..."

Sept. 24, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Thursday, Aug. 27, at 11:45am at the University of Texas' Thompson Conference Center on Red River. Panelists include Rep...."

Aug. 21, 1998 News Feature

Headlines
"...recommended splitting the load between staff-recommended Balcones Resources and Texas Disposal Systems, although TDS still hasn't agreed to all..."

April 22, 2011 News Feature

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