Recycling/Zero Waste

How To Get Free Mulch

Did you recycle your Christmas tree with Austin Resource Recovery this year? Now’s the time to reap your reward. The city will be handing out free mulch (made…

Backyard chickens

Free Chicken Keeping Classes

Always wanted to raise backyard chickens? Austin Resource Recovery has just released the dates for loads of free backyard chicken keeping classes coming up in 2018….

The Austin Reuse Directory Is Here!

It’s finally here! We’ve been working hard on an exciting new project for several months now and we’re happy to announce that the Austin Reuse Directory…


Save The Food

In Travis County (where Austin is located) 18 percent of the population and 25 percent of the children are food insecure. This means that…

UT Athletics Sustainability

Football + The Planet

Love football and the planet? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you! The University of Texas Athletics Sustainability Squad is looking for volunteers to ensure that fans at…

mini pumpkins

Eco-Friendly Halloween Events

The year’s spookiest holiday is right around the corner. Lucky for you, there are lots of eco-friendly ways to celebrate in Austin. Here’s our roundup of Halloween…