• December 17, 2014


Regulators cite KAI Dairy of Lampasas

LAMPASAS — Piles of rusted metal, garbage and animal bones are just a few of the sights state regulators said they observed at a local dairy farm during a recent inspection.

Killeen mulls 2 companies for garbage contract

Killeen City Council members are mulling a contract for the transportation and disposal of the city’s solid waste, which includes slight cost increases.

Posted in Politics on Thursday, December 11, 2014 4:30 am. | Tags: Recycling , Waste Management , Accra , Business , Chairman , Kerbside Collection

Single-stream recycling bins in high demand

COPPERAS COVE — Many may remember back to their elementary school days when learning about reducing, reusing and recycling was all the rage.

Posted in News on Sunday, July 20, 2014 4:30 am. | Tags: Recycling , Waste Management , Waste Containers , Sylvia Rhoads , Green Bin , Sustainability , Waste Collection , Single-stream Recycling , Recycling Bin

Salado’s volunteer recycling program passes torch

SALADO — After a successful six years, volunteers for the Keep Salado Beautiful recycling program have retired their collection bins and will have more free time on the weekends.

Posted in News on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:45 pm. | Tags: Recycling , Sustainability , Waste Management , Karen Kinnison , Waste Containers , Kerbside Collection , Electronic Waste , Recycling In The United States

Salado aldermen approve curbside recycling bins

SALADO — The board of aldermen approved an offer from Clawson Disposal to provide curbside recycling bins to village residents and also approved a cooperative purchasing agreement with the Texas Can Academy.

Posted in Politics on Friday, June 20, 2014 4:30 am. | Tags: Recycling , Sustainability , Waste Management , Clawson Disposal , Texas Can Academy , Waste Containers , Recycling Bin , Single-stream Recycling

Little-used Belton program collects hazardous waste from homes

BELTON — Even though there is a service that will pick up hazardous household waste in Belton, few people are taking advantage of the program.

Posted in News on Friday, May 30, 2014 4:30 am. | Tags: Waste Management , Disaster_accident , Waste , Environment , Recycling , Sustainability , Waste Management Inc , Electronic Waste , Municipal Solid Waste

All city facilities to be closed Monday for Memorial Day

The city of Copperas Cove reminds citizens that in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, all city facilities will be closed Monday, including the Solid Waste Transfer Station. There will be no solid waste collection for residential customers on Monday.

Posted in News on Friday, May 23, 2014 4:30 am. | Tags: Waste Management , Geography Of Texas , Environment , Waste Collection , Memorial Day , Municipal Solid Waste , Monday , Waste , Copperas Cove Texas , Sustainability , Recycling , New York City , Copperas Cove , Memorial Day Holiday , Solid Waste Transfer Station , Residential Services , 254-547-4221 , Call City Hall , 254-547-4242

Heights renews sustainability pact

Along with several other regional communities, the city of Harker Heights renewed its Cen-Tex Sustainability Partnership with Fort Hood as a part of Fort Hood’s Earth Day Celebration on April 25.

Posted in Local on Friday, May 9, 2014 4:30 am. | Tags: Harker Heights Texas , Fort Hood , Environment , Sustainability , Killeen Temple Fort Hood Metropolitan Area , Education For Sustainable Development , Recycling , Harker Heights , Central Texas

600 kids celebrate Earth Day at Fort Hood

On a perfect spring day, the Friday following major state testing, elementary school students danced, played and learned lessons of the environment.

Posted in Across the fort on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 4:30 am. | Tags: Education , Earth Day , Christine Luciano , Fort Hood , Elementary School , Recycling , Shoemaker High School , Steel Drum Corps , Energy

Killeen reader offers proposals for implementing recycling program

To the Editor:

Posted in Letters on Friday, April 11, 2014 11:45 pm. | Tags: Recycling , Water Conservation , Html Element , Usd , Editor , Environment , Waste Management , Business , 3 Million

Killeen mayoral, council candidates weigh in on recycling

The seven candidates running for three at-large seats on the Killeen City Council and three men seeking Killeen’s mayoral post have varying views on the city’s lucrative recycling initiative.

Posted in Politics on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:37 pm. | Tags: Recycling , Water Conservation , Scott Cosper , Balcones Resources , Killeen City Council , Randy Doyle , Glenn Morrison , Landfill , City Manager

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