recycling and zero waste
Waste Solution May Lean Again on a Low-Income Area
New York Times: For Dr. Bullard, who is joined in his opposition by the Houston chapter of the N.A.A.C.P., putting any waste-related facility in a predominantly minority neighborhood would feel like a slight.
Ways Houston can increase its recycling rate
Houston Chronicle Guest Column: We believe the right services and education programs will yield successful results just like they have in other cities.
Dallas Looks at How to Produce Less Trash
New York Times: If J. R. Ewing can quit smoking and promote solar energy, anything is possible in Dallas, environmental advocates say, even an ambitious plan to have the city recycling nearly all of its garbage by 2040.
The long-term recycling deal
Charles Kuffner: The deal that had been in the works called for 15,000 recycling carts this year and 1,500 carts a year thereafter. That sounds like a lot until you realize that we have 270,000 households serviced by Houston’s Solid Waste department that do not have the big bins.