Category Archives: Environment

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…

Historic Tree Planting Challenge a Race to the Finish

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…