Environment

86,000 tons of recyclables thrown away in Dallas every year

86,000 tons of recyclables thrown away in Dallas every year

Every year Dallas residents throw away more than 86,000 tons of recyclables. Recycling those items could have saved nearly 50 …

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Honeybee swarms safely relocated by City staff

Honeybee swarms safely relocated by City staff

Last week, City of Dallas staff were called out to remove and safely relocate two swarms of honeybees that landed …

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Pollinator gardens planted for Monarch butterflies

Pollinator gardens planted for Monarch butterflies

For the past year, the City has been working to bring more monarch butterflies to Dallas by creating a migration …

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State of the art recycling facility opens in Dallas

State of the art recycling facility opens in Dallas

Dallas cut the ribbon on its new Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) on March 28. The facility processes more than 250 …

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First green business is certified in Dallas

First green business is certified in Dallas

Villa Santa Maria Apartments is the first certified green business in Dallas. Villa Santa Maria earned a Silver Certification through …

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City of Dallas to hold citywide cleanup event May 20

City of Dallas to hold citywide cleanup event May 20

The City of Dallas Panning and Neighborhood Vitality is inviting the community to participate in Operation: Beautification on Saturday May …

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Bandit signs part of City’s illegal dumping campaign

Bandit signs part of City’s illegal dumping campaign

You’ve seen them at the corner of a busy intersection, nailed to telephone poles and placed along roads across the …

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Residents asked to “cease the grease” during the holidays

Residents asked to “cease the grease” during the holidays

The Office of Environmental Quality encourages Dallas residents to “cease the grease” during the holidays and recycle fats oils and …

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Green Business Certification Program to launch Nov. 15

Green Business Certification Program to launch Nov. 15

The Sanitation Services Department Zero Waste Team will launch the Green Business Certification Program on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15, …

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Mayor Rawlings announces $50 million donation for new Trinity River Park

Mayor Rawlings announces $50 million donation for new Trinity River Park

Mayor Mike Rawlings has announced a historic $50 million donation from Annette Simmons in honor of her husband, the late …

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