Recycling/Zero Waste

Compost Hands

Got Dirt?

Did you know? The City of Austin makes its own compost. It’s called Dillo Dirt and it’s made from yard trimmings collected curbside from Austin…

Austin Creative Reuse Store

Volunteer + Crafting

Crazy for crafting? Passionate about reducing waste? Then Austin Creative Reuse is the place for you. Their store in the Linc Shopping Center is an…

Recycled Art

Turning Trash into Treasure

Did you know? Texas Disposal Systems reclaims, recycles, and repurposes as much material from the landfill as possible. In their effort to divert even more…

Event Recycling

How to Plan an Eco-Friendly Event

Planning an event? Texas Disposal Systems can help. They’re a one-stop shop for recycling/composting services for all types of events. From ACL to small office parties,…

Recycling bales

What’s in our trash?

Eighty percent of Austin’s trash is actually recyclable or compostable. That’s the result of a new study from Austin Resource Recovery, examining city-wide trash,…

Compost

Free Composting Classes

Looking for a way to reduce the amount of waste you send to the landfill and make your garden flourish, all at the same…

Chasing Arrows Aerial Photo

And the winners are…

After four months of competition, the Austin Recycles Games have ended, and the winners are … District 6 (most improved) and District 8 (most…

Castle Hill Composts

A Composting Gym

Sponsored Post – from Castle Hill Fitness

Did you know? Austin’s local green gym, Castle Hill Fitness, composts their waste! Just last year they started…

Christmas Tree Recycling

Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Now that the holidays are over, give your decorations a second life by following these quick tips: Bring broken, burned-out holiday lights to the…

Austin Recycles Games

The Austin Recycles Games Have Begun!

The Austin Recycles Games have begun! From now until March, Austin Resource Recovery will be calculating the average pounds of recyclables collected per household in each of Austin’s10 city…