Solid Waste and Recycling Workers Week is an ideal time for in-depth exploration of the essential daily services the City of College Station’s collection crews provide to our community. Their work touches every residential customer, apartment complex, and commercial entity each week – more than 41,000 accounts! Continue reading Solid waste crews play an essential role in our community’s health, safety, and quality of life
May flowers typically follow April showers, but college towns usually face hills of couches and other furniture instead of wildflowers, especially near graduation. To ensure your next move is all roses, the Solid Waste Division recommends a short review of collection procedures and recycling and donation options. Continue reading How you can help conquer unsightly curbside trash heaps during the annual spring student exodus
Old, abandoned tires are a common sight along roadways, vacant lots, and various other places. What can you do with your scrap tires? The best options are recycling and reusing — and it beats getting a citation from Code Enforcement. Continue reading Recycling old tires beats illegal dumping every time
People typically think of recycling as tossing cardboard boxes or plastic bottles in their blue collection bin and calling it a day. But recycling is much more complicated than that. Recycling is a critical link in the manufacturing supply chain and a vital component of our economy. Continue reading Are you still not convinced recycling is essential?
This is Waste and Recycling Workers Week! We offer our sincere thanks to the hard-working men and women who keep our neighborhoods and streets safe and clean. Your dedication and tireless work are valued and appreciated! Continue reading Video: Waste & Recycling Workers Week
In 1970, 20 million people mobilized to call for greater protections for our planet. Earth Day has since become the largest secular observance in the world. Since Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we offer these 20 creative and innovative ways to do your part. Continue reading 20 ways to celebrate the 50th Earth Day