Category Archives: Environment

Lake Arlington “Love Where You Live” Cleanup and CITO Event This Saturday

The City of Arlington’s Water Department and the Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up with SWAG (South West Arlington Geocachers) and Keep Arlington Beautiful to host the “Love Where you Live” Lake Arlington cleanup event at Eugene McCray Park on August 17th from 8 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. Volunteers will be picking up…

Curbside Recycling Reminder

As the Automated Curbside Recycling is well under way, we would like to remind residents about some key facts of the program: Please put recycling cart out no later than 7:00 a. m. – Recycling collection routes have been adjusted to accommodate the new cart program. Carts should be placed either in…

Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Arlington

Take a Dip in the Pool!City pools will be open this weekend, so find the one nearest you and dive in!Allen Bolden Pool 817-472-8950Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center 817-459-5223Helen Wessler Play Pool 817-275-7561Howard Moore Play Pool 817-275-0712Hugh Smith Indoor Pool 817-275-0513Randol Mill Family Aquatic Center 817-275-7542Woodland West Pool 817-277-0582Seasonal Swim…

Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 27

Properly dispose of prescription and over-the-counter drugs during National Drug Take-BackThe City of Arlington is participating in a National Drug Take-Back initiative. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) encourages governments all across the country to be available for people to properly dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs that have collected…

Arlington Joins Effort to “Reverse Litter”

The City of Arlington is joining the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) and other North Texas cities in an anti-litter, public awareness campaign aimed at improving water quality in the region. Buzz Pishkur, Director of Water Utilities, hopes the “Reverse Litter” campaign will raise public awareness about how roadside litter can pollute…