Category Archives: Environment

Free Bagged Leaf Recycling Drop Off Ends February 21, 2016

Articles Recycling 10-27-14

Arlington residents have two more weekends to take advantage of the city’s free leaf recycling initiative. Through Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, residents may bring bagged leaves to one of four collection sites for free recycling. Arlington Landfill – 800 Mosier Valley Rd. U. T. A. baseball parking lot on Mitchell Street east of…

Keeping Arlington Beautiful: Council Approves Two New Projects

Articles Plants 04-25-14

Keeping Arlington beautiful continues to be a focus of the City Council, as council members approved two beautification projects at the evening session on November 10, 2015. The first is a Local Project Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) in the amount of $400,000. This project includes landscape improvements for approximately 10 miles…

Historic Tree Planting Challenge a Race to the Finish

Articles CFP Tree Planting 1-8-15

Five teams, including one from Ohio State, braved the cold temperatures to compete in Thursday’s tree planting challenge at High Oak Park in Arlington. Thanks to the Texas Tree Foundation, U. S. and Texas Forest Service, 100 trees were being planted to help the city go green in honor of the inaugural College…

Arlington Tree Advisory Committee Accepting Applications

The City of Arlington is seeking  additional members for the Arlington Tree Advisory Committee. The committee shall serve in an advisory capacity, support city initiatives, assist in the coordination of programs and events, recruit citizen support, seek funding through grants sponsorships and donations, educate the public and review the tree ordinance…