Category Archives: Garbage & Recycling

Recycling… Do Your Part With the Cart

City officials are working over the next few months to roll out automated recycling collection. Starting this summer wheeled recycling carts will take the place of traditional open-top bins that residents currently use for curbside recycling. The infrastructure for automated recycling will be developed, new trucks will be ordered and employees trained…

Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees

After the holidays are over, residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available from Dec. 26, 2012 through Jan. 12, 2013: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. daily 817-465-2838 North Arlington Arlington Sanitary Landfill 800 Mosier…

Arlington’s Leaf Recycling Program Begins Nov. 17

Starting November 17, Arlington residents may bring bagged leaves to one of four collection sites for free leaf recycling through February 17, 2013. An estimated 20% of waste generated by Texans comes from grass clippings, tree leaves and other landscape wastes. Bagging these materials and placing them into the curbside garbage…

Be a Part of the Solution… Become an Arlington Master Composter!

In response to the need to keep yard trimmings out of our landfill, the City of Arlington in partnership with the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality, is offering a master composter Training Program for its citizens February 24 & 25 . This program, designed to train and recruit local volunteers who will…