Category Archives: Environment

On the Clock: Green Initiatives at Arlington Parks & Rec’s Tierra Verde Golf Club

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at how the Arlington Parks…

Recycle Unwanted Electronics November 4 at Arlington’s Annual Computer Roundup

Arlington residents are invited to recycle their unwanted computers, cell phones and other select electronics for free during Arlington’s annual Computer Roundup on Saturday, November 4. The drop-off event is scheduled from 8 a. m. to noon in the parking lot at the southeast corner of Mitchell and Cooper streets on the…

Internship Experience Leads UTA Graduate to Rewarding City of Arlington Career

Graduating from college can be an exciting but stressful time. On average, making the transition from classroom to a full-fledged member of the workforce takes recent graduates about six months. For some, like Arlington native Dylan Tissue, the path to their first full-time job was much shorter. Within 10 days of…

Free Bagged Leaf Recycling Drop Off Ends February 21, 2016

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

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…