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Nine Austin Juice Bars to Boost Your Immunity
You really can’t go wrong with fresh fruit and vegetables
"...committed to working with local farms and purveyors and composting all of its excess produce. (No cash; card only.)..."

March 10, 2020 Food Post by Zelly Martin

Council Tries to Keep City's Trash Out of Hated Landfill
Waste not, what now?
"...and adequately plan for the different trash, recycling and composting needs of all City facilities," the spokesperson wrote in..."

Feb. 28, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Meeting the City's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets In Three Charts
Are we there yet?
"...shifts toward renewable energy and better resource recovery (recycling, composting, etc.) have helped make Austin one of a handful..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

"Historic" Spending on Homelessness in New City Budget
FY 2020 plan calls for maximum tax rate to beat revenue caps
"...“creative spaces,” Vision Zero, police oversight, equity mini-grants, curbside composting, climate resilience, swimming pools, DNA evidence processing, and much..."

Aug. 5, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Headlines
"...My House? Austin Resource Recovery will expand its composting service to 53,000 additional households, added to the 95,000..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature

Luv Doc: Not Mellow at All
There is an unwritten social contract to indoor plumbing
"...has spent more than a few minutes on a composting toilet on a hot day in August in Texas..."

April 19, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Central Market Announces Curbside Service at Their Original Austin Store Location
And other not-to-be-missed local food news bites
"...local farms and purveyors to source seasonal ingredients and composting all of its excess produce and giving it back..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Sustainable Food Center’s Farm to Plate Dinner
Support local food and have a blast doing it
"...country (no easy feat). And the mansion’s staff utilizes composting, solar panels, and rainwater to do things because beauty..."

May 9, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Hunkered Down in Troxclair’s Lair
City Council’s lone conservative preaches to her choir
"...member couldn't help herself: With its taxes, bag bans, composting, and burdensome water restrictions, Austin has quickly become even..."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

City Compost Program Expands
38,000 new households will be composting this fall
"...Recovery Program will add 38,000 households to its Curbside Composting Collection Program...."

Aug. 2, 2017 News Post by Joseph Caterine

So You’re Thinking of Keeping Chickens
Tips for finding the perfect flock
"...makes them highly trainable. As part of a backyard composting program, chickens keep food waste out of landfills and..."

June 30, 2017 Food Feature by Ashley Moreno

Council: Austin, Can You Spare $7 million?
CodeNEXT, budget, and the long shadow of the state
"...• Composting, By Gosh: A much delayed contract with Organics “By..."

June 26, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Council: Take a Deep Breath
Final spring session enters July break on a run
"...and 31 concern large service contracts – for organic composting and tree-trimming, respectively – that were postponed earlier for..."

June 23, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Confessions of a Cheapskate Posing as an Environmentalist
Mother Earth better have my money
"...off without a financial incentive? Solar panels, hybrid cars, composting, energy saving appliances: All save you money. I'll be..."

April 21, 2017 Features Feature by James Renovitch

Designing a Smarter City
New weeklong event celebrates city's creative community
"...the convention center's web presence, and residents' recycling and composting habits. Thu., Nov. 10, 3-5pm; City Hall, 301 W...."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

City Council Preview: Juggling Act to Include Budget, Transportation Bond
Council agenda occupied by a handful of pressing subjects
"...of biosolids (at Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant) and composting materials ($20 million over potentially 10 years). That's a..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

What a Concept!
Still no Grove PUD, but plenty more shit for Council to shovel
"...reuse of biosolids (at Hornsby Bend Management Plant) and composting materials ($20 million in all, over potentially 10 years)...."

Aug. 10, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Making Reuse Mainstream
Austin needs a combo of government leadership, corporate responsibility, and individual commitment to meet reuse benchmarks
"...redesign and waste reduction, and ahead of recycling and composting...."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Public Notice: Chaos Reigns!
City needs your help now!
"...on the meetings, the survey, recycling tips, and home composting programs, visit www.austinrecycles.com...."

Jan. 29, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Cemetery Master Plan Inches Closer to Life
Boards & commissions pass graveyard draft
"...added specific language about the use of mulch and composting during dry periods, while the Environmental Board wanted a..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: The Dog That Didn't Bark
Will property taxes in Texas ever make sense?
"...engineers who will have to implement new organics diversion (composting) requirements that affect grocery stores and restaurants starting next..."

June 5, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice
So much to do, so much Austin
"...demos on building raised beds and setting up home composting systems. There's a fairly detailed regimen for the soil..."

March 27, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Waste Not
Local groups work to "rescue" food from loss and landfills
"...of desirability, where surplus food should go. ("Soil" means composting.) The EPA guidelines also include, at the top, source..."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Bite Size
Things you can do
"...do with surplus food, and write food donation or composting into the contract...."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Feature

Professor Dumpster Moves Out ... And On
He's leaving the Dumpster to a new, rotating cast of residents
"...renovate your house when you're living in it." A composting toilet, pop-up balcony, and other experimental design elements went..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Saturday Snow Day
Bad weather forecast means weekend closures
"...parks will be closed Saturday. This includes the city-run composting class at Barton Creek Farmers Market...."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Urban Farm Distortion
"...HausBar now that they have been forced to quit composting body parts in the backyard. That's what the urban..."

Nov. 15, 2014 Postmarks

Getting to Zero
Will Austin's green seif-image be realized with its "zero waste" goals?
"...like the full implementation of the URO and a composting agenda, and a commitment to construction- and demolition-waste diversion,..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Our Fair Share
Good food doesn't have to cost the Earth
"...became the minority. Now his block has a community composting program, tool sharing, an outdoor community kitchen, film screenings,..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Prof. Dumpster: Fighting for the 1%
Jeff Wilson sets out to prove 'less is more'
"...feature a "pop-up" second story, sleeping loft, "folding balcony," composting toilet, solar shower, and rooftop rain collection system. For..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

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