Recycling Resource Links

These links are provided as additonal resources and information on the subject of recycling, waste reduction, and reuse. Some resources extend beyond the information on this website and may be helpful in furthering knowledge and pursuits of environmental sustainability.

 

The Recycling Partnership
As a leading, national force for improving recycling, The Recycling Partnership puts private dollars to work in communities because they know that when we invest in a system to protect resources, empower sustainable action and unlock opportunity, everyone wins.

 

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
State entity dedicated to protecting public health and conserving natural resources for future generations of Texans.

 

Earth 911
A community that helps consumers find their own shade of green, match their values to their purchase behavior, adopt environmentally sound practices and drive impactful environmental changes.

 

Ecoplex
Provides information on the environmental conditions of the DFW Metroplex.

 

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
A United States government agency with the mission to protect human health and the environment.

 

Freecycle
A grassroots, non-profit network enabling people to give (and get) items for free in their towns.

 

Terracycle
A waste collection program for previously non-recyclable, or difficult-to-recycle items.

 

United States Green Building Council
Builders and environmentalists, corporations and noprofits, teachers and students, lawmakers and citizens that share a vision of a sustainably built environment for all within the next generation.

 

World Environmental Organization
Devoted to the preservation of the natural diversity of plant and animal species, and their habitats, through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.

 

Defend Your Drains North Texas
The Defend Your Drains North Texas campaign is an educational effort that encourages residents to properly dispose of items that can harm a home's plumbing system, the region's wastewater treatment systems, and water quality.

 

Safe Home - Guide to What You Can and Can't Flush and Put Down the Drain
This resource was developed to help educate residents about effectively disposing wastes that can or can't go through household drains and flushes. It's the day-to-day things that, when improperly disposed, can accumulate over time and can potentially pollute, damage properties and harm humans or wildlife. Waste disposal has always been a matter of concern and everyone in the community must take the initiative to correct improper waste disposal habits right where it usually begins - at home.

Texas SmartScape
Texas SmartScape is helping to promote education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for the benefit of our citizens.