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Ready for Solar and Recycling Too
Council approves solar roofs and textile recycling pilot
" be “solar-ready” and continuing a contested curbside textile recycling program...."

Feb. 6, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Recycling Fanatic at Work
"...might never have occurred to her to begin a recycling program when she and Elaine Martin bought Carla's Restaurant..."

June 5, 2009 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

City Adds Costs and CO2 to Recycling Program
Our milk jugs, newspapers, and cereal boxes are shipped to Dallas for sorting and selling
"...Everyone agrees: Single-stream recycling is the biggest and best change to Austin's trash..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Q Toys Suspends Toy Recycling Program, Seeks Community Feedback
Ask not what a Fleshjack can do for you, ask what you can do for a Fleshjack
"...Toys made just that possible with their longtime toy recycling program. However, within the last few weeks, your Hitachi..."

March 7, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

City Hall Hustle: Recycling Recycled ... Again
Contentious negotiations confirm one thing: Trash is golden
"...Austin's efforts in the recycling department go back further still. Council got serious about..."

April 15, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Expands Recycling Reach
Office and multifamily complexes will have a home for paper, cans, and bottles
"...City Council took the first steps toward citywide recycling last week, approving a phase-in of recycling at apartments,..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Single-Stream Recycling
Why is Austin losing money from recycling when Dallas and San Antonio are making money?
"...There's good news and bad news about Austin's single-stream recycling program. In the five months from its inception in..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Recycling Needed at Hot Sauce Festival
"..."but"), we were very disappointed in the lack of recycling bins. We walked the whole place and never saw..."

Aug. 28, 2012 Postmarks

Fate of Simple Recycling Not So Simple
Council agrees to keep contract with textile pickup company, for now
" mollify the mood in the standoff between Simple Recycling and Goodwill, Salvation Army, and the Assistance League of..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

City Hall Hustle: Recycling an Old Issue
Council weighs giving one company the entire heap
"...Talks on awarding the city's long-suffering long-term recycling contract dominated City Council's meeting last week. And while..."

April 1, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

TDS, Balcones to Split City Recycling Work
Split vote over decision to abandon bid process
"...The latest chapter of Austin's recycling saga comes to a close with a less-than-unanimous vote..."

July 2, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Ridiculous Recycling!
"...Dear Editor, Ridiculous recycling! I was dismayed when the gigantic recycling carts appeared..."

Oct. 15, 2009 Postmarks

Making Recycling Illegal?
"...a downzoning recommendation that, if left untweaked, might forbid recycling activities at 2416 E. Sixth -- current home of..."

June 13, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

TV Recycling Bill Passes
Environmentalists praise move ahead of DTV switch
" would quickly follow a previous victory for electronics recycling advocates, the 2007 law setting up a recycling program..."

May 27, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Question About City's Recycling
" of Austin has begun a pilot program for recycling that basically means having a larger recycling bin (60-gallon..."

June 28, 2007 Postmarks

Dude, Are You Recycling?
Environmentalist demand that Dell recycle obsolete computers; Dell replies that it is already doing so.
"...or trade in old computers -- to include a recycling option. The program would accept computers from any manufacturer,..."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

TV Recycling a No-Braaaaainer
Video: Texas Campaign for the Environment wake the dead over recycling bill
"...Senate passed House Bill 821, establishing the Television Equipment Recycling Program and requiring TV manufacturers to recycle their market..."

May 30, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Recycling for Biodiesel Down on the Farm
What happened when Kim Alexander met Luis Centeno
"...motivations. While a few family farms in Central Texas recycling used frying oil into biodiesel won't free America from..."

May 25, 2007 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Myco Alliance Uses Fungus as an Edible Recycling System
Locals let fungi do the work

March 23, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

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

Dec. 26, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Council Takes Out the Trash?
Vote on future of Simple Recycling looms at Thursday meeting
"...on whether to continue its three-year contract with Simple Recycling, a group recognizable to many by those green donation..."

Feb. 1, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Climbing Mount Compost
Austin's next big zero-waste project is feeding nature's recycling program
" just under 40%. Doing a better job of recycling is still important, but according to Director Bob Gedert's..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

City Hall Hustle: Waste Not, Want Not
Council considers closing loopholes in recycling code
"...for this Thursday, Nov. 4: passage of a mandatory recycling program infringing on my constitutional right to strip-mine Planet..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Making Reuse Mainstream
Austin needs a combo of government leadership, corporate responsibility, and individual commitment to meet reuse benchmarks
", resale shops, online auctions, and domestic and overseas recycling operations. The stuffed animals are both the evidence of..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Cans on Film
Documentarians looking for recyclers
"...If you thought modern cinema was just about recycling old ideas, think again: The Canners, a documentary about..."

March 24, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastsiders Decry BFI
Residents Say Recycling Plants Constitute Enviro-racism
" roll back the zoning of the nearby BFI Recycling plant at 4712 Bolm Road from "LI" -- Limited..."

May 30, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

What Goes Where?
Recycling do's and don'ts
"...Residential Single-Stream Recycling..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature

Public Notice: Trash Talking
More recycling and composting is about to take place in Austin
"...The next phase of Austin's Universal Recycling Ordinance kicks in Oct. 1, requiring recycling programs for..."

Sept. 25, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Then There's This: Two Developments at Crossroads
A proposed recycling plant collides with a planned residential project
"...The two divergent paths could either lead to a recycling facility, fleet site, and transfer station for waste collection..."

March 22, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Zombie TVs Keep Walking
Environmentalists furious over recycling veto
"...Perry killed House Bill 821, the famous zombie TV recycling legislation. "Perry had no good reason to veto this..."

June 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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