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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Recycling Carts Delivered to South Arlington Homes

New Recycling Carts Delivered to South Arlington Homes

The City’s new wheeled recycling carts began being delivered this week to south Arlington homes at a rate of about 5,000 per day, ushering in the citywide switch away from the current open-top bins. Arlington officials said that while the wheeled carts will be easy and more convenient to use, residents do have a few […]

New Recycling Carts Coming!

New Recycling Carts Coming!

A change to Arlington recycling is coming soon as new wheeled recycling carts will begin arriving at south Arlington homes on May 20. Using the 65-gallon carts will be the sole way that residents can take part in the city’s curbside recycling program. Residents should begin using the new carts as soon as they receive […]

Be a Part of the Solution… Become an Arlington Master Composter

Be a Part of the Solution… Become an Arlington Master Composter

In response to the need to keep yard trimmings out of our landfill, the City of Arlington in partnership with the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality, is offering a master composter Training Program for its citizens March 1 & 2 . This program, designed to train and recruit local volunteers who will promote backyard composting […]

Recycling… Do Your Part With the Cart

Recycling… Do Your Part With the Cart

City officials are working over the next few months to roll out automated recycling collection. Starting this summer wheeled recycling carts will take the place of traditional open-top bins that residents currently use for curbside recycling. The infrastructure for automated recycling will be developed, new trucks will be ordered and employees trained on how to […]

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, 2012 through Jan. 12, 2013: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily 817-465-2838 North Arlington Arlington Sanitary Landfill 800 Mosier Valley Road 7 a.m. to […]

Arlington’s Leaf Recycling Program Begins Nov. 17

Arlington’s Leaf Recycling Program Begins Nov. 17

Starting November 17, Arlington residents may bring bagged leaves to one of four collection sites for free leaf recycling through February 17, 2013. An estimated 20% of waste generated by Texans comes from grass clippings, tree leaves and other landscape wastes. Bagging these materials and placing them into the curbside garbage collection system uses valuable […]

Automated Recycling to Launch in 2013

Automated Recycling to Launch in 2013

Republic Services will begin delivery of wheeled 65 gallon recycling carts to residents within the next four to six months as the City of Arlington converts to an automated recycling program. The plan was approved at the August 7th city council meeting.  Based on survey results from residents who participated in the pilot program, the city council voted 6 […]

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