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Is Houston’s Recycling Program Racist?

Posted on · Texas Southern Professor Robert Bullardargues Houston has a long historyof locating landfills and incinerators – and their pollution – in mostly African-American and Latino neighborhoods. Now,some worry history could repeat itself, as a result of theOne Bin For Allrecycling program. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear those concerns from Dr. Bullard and then […]

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Recycling and Race, Suicide Prevention, and the Flower Garden Banks: Houston Matters for Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Posted on · Texas Southern Professor Robert Bullardargues Houston has a long history of locating landfills and incinerators – and their pollution – in mostly African-American and Latino neighborhoods. Now, some worry history could repeat itself, as a result of the One Bin For All recycling program. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear those concerns from […]