Posted on · Houston Matters producer Michael Hagerty tours the Houston Resource Renewal Center, which processes some 95 tons of recyclables a day.
Posted on · Only Boykins voted in favor of the fees.
Posted on · The Houston City Council Member says a flat monthly fee of at least $25 would generate enough revenue to cover pay parity without having to layoff city employees.
Posted on · If you’re relatively new to Texas, you may not be aware that the phrase “Don’t Mess with Texas” was originally a slogan used in ad campaigns in the 1980s to reduce littering on Texas roads. And it worked. In the late ’80s, there was a significant, noticeable decrease in trash on Texas highways. But as […]
Posted on · We learn about the Bayou Preservation Association‘s annual Trash Bash Saturday, March 29. It’s the largest waterway clean-up event in Texas. Volunteers clean up some 49 tons of trash along the Galveston Bay Watershed — everything from toilet seats to TVs to refrigerators. Executive Director Kathy Lord talks about the event and its mission.
Posted on · The EPA estimates there’s an increase in waste in the weeks from November to January 1 each year — a lot of it no doubt due to all the those holiday boxes, wrapping paper and packaging. That can lead to some pretty packed dumpsters and recycling bins this time of year. But what happens to […]