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I Love Arlington Pic of the Week

I Love Arlington Pic of the Week

Congratulations to Sally Mander for the I Love Arlington Pic of the Week! What a great image to share on Earth Day 2014! Sally took this photo at River Legacy Living Science Center during their Earth Day festivities on April 12. The center features interactive exhibits, aquariums, terrariums, environmental education programs, a gift shop and nature […]

Touring Arlington’s Landfill

Touring Arlington’s Landfill

For about 50 years a vast land has rested on the outskirts of Arlington on Mosier Valley Road. There, activity takes place – unbeknownst to many, but vital to the city. Spanning for about 790 acres, this land makes up the Arlington Landfill. On a cloudy day, the landfill’s light brown terrain gives a surreal […]

‘First Four’ Trees Planted in Southeast Arlington

‘First Four’ Trees Planted in Southeast Arlington

In an effort to make this year’s NCAA Final Four the greenest ever, the City of Arlington, NCAA and the North Texas Local Organizing Committee gathered Wednesday at Ousley Junior High School to plant the first four of the 1,014 trees scheduled to be planted throughout North Texas. Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck joined Arlington ISD […]

Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees

Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees

After the holidays are over, residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available from Dec. 26, 2013  through Jan. 13, 2014: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily 817-465-2838 Christmas trees should be loaded into one of the containers on the […]

Get Rid of Your Old Electronics

Get Rid of Your Old Electronics

On Saturday, Nov. 23, celebrate Texas Recycles Day in Arlington by disposing of unwanted computers, televisions, or even cell phones. The annual Computer Roundup is from 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot at the southeast corner of Mitchell and Cooper streets on the UT-Arlington campus. And it’s free. Arlington residents can bring old monitors, keyboards, […]

Ecofest Delivers Green Giveaways and Money-Saving Conservation Tips

Ecofest Delivers Green Giveaways and Money-Saving Conservation Tips

Without a cloud in the sky, Arlington’s fifth annual Ecofest was a day full of education, green giveaways and family activities at Founders Plaza and Levitt Pavilion in Downtown Arlington on Sept. 21. Events ranged from learning about eco-friendly products and services from local vendors to free gardening classes and musical entertainment. Kids took part […]

Recycling in Arlington Gets a Big Boost

Recycling in Arlington Gets a Big Boost

Pesky plastic trash bags. Takeout pizza boxes. Aluminum foil. Empty aerosol cans. Thanks to a new state-of-the-art recycling complex, Arlington residents will for the first time be able to recycle a slew of new items, helping the city dramatically cut waste and divert more from landfills. Leaders from Arlington and other area cities gathered Tuesday […]

Learn How to ‘Go Green’ at EcoFest Arlington

Learn How to ‘Go Green’ at EcoFest Arlington

Arlington will spread the word on going green at Ecofest Arlington, a free, family-fun event packed full of information, activities and demonstrations that promote environmental awareness. This is the fifth consecutive year of the event.  Ecofest Arlington takes place on Saturday, September 21 from 10am to 10pm at Founders Plaza, 100 W Abram St., in […]

Lake Arlington “Love Where You Live” Cleanup and CITO Event This Saturday

Lake Arlington “Love Where You Live” Cleanup and CITO Event This Saturday

The City of Arlington’s Water Department and the Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up with SWAG (South West Arlington Geocachers) and Keep Arlington Beautiful to host the “Love Where you Live” Lake Arlington cleanup event at Eugene McCray Park on August 17th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers will be picking up litter and debris along the […]

Curbside Recycling Reminder

Curbside Recycling Reminder

As the Automated Curbside Recycling is well under way, we would like to remind residents about some key facts of the program: Please put recycling cart out no later than 7:00 a.m. – Recycling collection routes have been adjusted to accommodate the new cart program. Carts should be placed either in the street with wheels to […]

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