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Snack Bar
A diner by day and global plate purveyor by night
"...and local products complemented by green practices such as composting and recycling. The great thing is that this new..."

March 12, 2010 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Tarka Indian Kitchen
Tarka offers a quick, affordable alternative to its sister restaurant, Clay Pit
"...used cooking oil, glass, aluminum, plastic, and cardboard and composting food waste. Environmentally friendly to-go packaging and reusable take-out..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Dec. 3-10
"...HISTORY OF HORNSBY BEND Learn about Texas' first biosolids composting program (Dillo Dirt) and other green projects at Hornsby..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Oct. 15-22
"...THAN A BIG BLUE CART Learn about the city's composting and recycling programs at this event hosted by the..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature

Doesn't Trust the Dirt

Oct. 6, 2009 Postmarks

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...a Green Grave If you're really serious about your composting, then consider doing it from beyond the grave: Compost..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature

A Plan to Plan for a Zero-Waste City
Leadership will determine the success of long-range strategy
"...building standards for all city-owned facilities to establishing citywide composting programs. Jessica Kingpetcha­rat-Bittner, sustainability administrator for Solid Waste Ser­vices,..."

July 31, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, June 18-25
", music, food, and eco-tips on rainwater collection, worm composting, and more (and by "more," we mean a chicken..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizen's calendar, June 11-18
" on hand to answer your questions on recycling, composting, renewable fuels, and more. 6:30-9pm. United States Art Authority,..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...and deliver the trash to Texas Disposal Sys­tems' commercial composting facility. While the eco-friendly containers – purchased from Austin's..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizen affairs, March 12-19
"...and instruction on everything from rainwater collecting to worm composting to building wetlands for wastewater treatment. 9am-5pm. Rhizome Collective..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature

Event Menu
Your local food events for Feb. 27-March 5
"...cover everything from raised-bed construction and crop selection to composting, mulching, and irrigation. The series costs $50, but participants..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Your local foodie events for Feb. 6-8
"...discuss topics such as bed preparation, sowing and transplanting, composting, seasonal crop selection, harvesting techniques, raising chickens, drip irrigation,..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
" stats on why certain green strategies, such as composting or regularly changing home air filters, are beneficial. It..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...70-foot height limit, 1,000-foot buffer zones, mandatory recycling and composting, and space for public and commercial purposes. The specs..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature

From Prairie to Settlement to Village
And you thought Webberville was just a spot on the map
"...control gravel-mining companies in the area and later a composting company – so the locals are old hands at..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Opal's Goes Green
Owner Michael Parker does the right thing
"...and unused vegetable trimmings. So now he's working on composting. "We think that of our 12 yards of waste..."

April 18, 2008 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

April 10-17
"...building sustainable communities. Topics include bioremediation, rainwater harvesting, worm composting, activism, and more. Registration required. Sat.-Sun., April 12-13. Rhizome..."

April 11, 2008 News Feature

City Plans for Webberville Land Cause Big Stink
Austin may use 2,800 acres of undeveloped land owned by Austin Energy for industrial purposes
" park – which could house landfill, recycling, and composting facilities, as well as interrelated "green-collar" waste diversion businesses..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

'Fritz Haeg: Attack on the Front Lawn': Activism disguised as art
Arthouse's exhibition turns a lawn into a garden to get us thinking about where our food comes from
" The workshops will focus on subjects such as composting, planting, and caring for a garden; cooking the food..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Naked City
"...could diminish BFI's willingness to pursue necessary recycling and composting efforts. Commissioner Margaret Gómez's vote will likely be the..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Feature

Roaming Celebration of Bikes and Beer Rolls Into Austin
New Belgium Tour de Fat on mission to convert cycling nonbelievers
"...diverting 90% of its waste from landfills through careful composting and recycling efforts, showcasing an all-day lineup of performances..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Green Events: Sept. 28-Oct. 3
"...3 AWARENESS IN THE ENVIRONMENT Learn about solar energy, composting, and other aspects of the green lifestyle in this..."

Sept. 27, 2007 Kill-A-Watt Post

Planting a Seed
Local schools see students not only eating all of their vegetables but growing them, too
"...a big difference for the seventh-graders who do the composting," says Keyburn. Garza Independence High School..."

March 23, 2007 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Saving the planet when you don't even own your own (low-flow) pot to piss in
" century. If you don't have space for backyard composting, consider a worm box, which you can easily build..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Be Water Wise
You can play a role in holding off the need for a new water treatement plant
"...Grow Green (landscaping to protect water quality), Dillo Dirt, Composting, and Green Building...."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...Youth Achievement Award for their litter cleanup, campus beautification, composting, and habitat restoration efforts. Tickets to the Feb. 7..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature

The Greenest Zine in Town
The new Austin Environmental Directory – part investigative environmental reports, part encyclopedia of sustainability, and part yellow pages of everything green in Austin – is out
" building, water conservation, locally grown food, recycling and composting, parks, and environmental groups. Robbins lays out energy-saving techniques..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Walgreens, what will you think of next? Plus, Hi.
"...and adoption; organic feed sources; hen-house design; chickens and composting; chickens and pest control; predators; roosters; and more. Among..."

July 21, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Trashing the Trash Rules
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently adopted the most significant rewrite of the state's garbage rules in a decade
"...of Texas Disposal Systems, which operates a landfill and composting facility southeast of Austin, said several of the new..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

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