It's time to stop treating recyclables like they're trash. Recycle your paper, plastics, aluminum, and glass.
Keep an eye out around the Dallas and Fort Worth areas for Talking Trash and join the conversation using #TalkingTrash or #TrashTalk.
Food Waste/Organics Reduction,Collection, and Recycling Workshop
Food waste is one of the largest components of the waste stream in the United States, yet it is estimated that less than five percent of all food waste that can be diverted from landfills is actually being diverted.
Topics for this three hour workshop include: 1) A background on food waste 2) Commercial food waste collection studies and findings 3) Best management practices for large institutions and food generators
Join us to learn more about food waste and opportunities to collaborate on diverting food waste in the North Central Texas Region.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is required as space is limited.
Please Register by July 25. Lunch will be provided.
Solid Waste Educational Presentations
Interested in having a solid waste educator come to your class or group to give an interactive lesson covering municipal solid waste operations or hazardous material management? Read more...
Recycling 1 ton of paper saves 17 mature trees, 7,000 gallons of water, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 2 barrels of oil, and 4000 kilowatt hours of electricity. This is enough energy to power the average American home for 5 months.
TimetoRecycle.com is a website designed for easy access to recycling programs available in the North Central Texas region. The goal of this web site is to increase awareness of the benefits of recycling and encourage all citizens in the region to participate in local recycling programs. This web site was developed and is maintained by the North Central Texas Council of Governments in cooperation with the Regional Recycling Coordinators Roundtable.