• September 26, 2016

Recycling

Temporary recycling route change Wednesday in Copperas Cove

COPPERAS COVE — Cove’s recycling department had a truck breakdown and did not complete the entire route Tuesday, so some streets will be collected Wednesday morning.

Recycling may be headed to Nolanville

NOLANVILLE — Residents could see recycling in Nolanville, once contracts are finalized.

New recycling program still in the works for Killeen

A new, regional recycling program could still be coming to Killeen and neighboring cities, but residents will have to wait until at least next year so the City Council can receive the results of a feasibility study.

Cove ISD, city sign open-ended recycling agreement

Things can get pretty trashy when you have 8,000 children, five days a week, eight hours a day, attending 11 schools. Copperas Cove Independent School District found a way to turn that trash into cash for Cove while boosting the city’s single stream recycling program.

Renovations ahead to improve efficiency at recycling center

As the installation moves forward with its Net Zero Waste 2020 program to divert 85 percent of waste from the landfill by 2020, renovations are planned at the Fort Hood Recycling Center.

Neighboring communities weigh in on recycling programs

The Killeen Daily Herald asked officials from Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Belton and Temple about their recycling programs and the possibility of a new regional materials recovery facility in Killeen.

Fort Hood at the forefront of recycling innovation in Central Texas

Fort Hood is leading the way when it comes to recycling in Central Texas.

Ramp up recycling

Killeen’s recycling initiative is a work in progress.

Fort Hood families reduce, recycle, reuse at annual Earth Day event

Fort Hood Family Housing encouraged families to go green at its annual Earth Day event April 30.

Killeen council to vote on increase to garbage rates

Killeen residents could see a hike in garbage rates if the council approves the proposed increases Tuesday.

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Fort Hood Recycling Center

Fort Hood recycled 765 tons of material more in 2013 than in the previous fiscal year, and is working to keep increasing that number. The post's Directorate of Public Works has offered recycling for more than 20 years, but over the past few, officials have ramped up efforts as Fort Hood aims to be waste-free by 2020.Video by Jaime Villanueva.Interview By Rose L Thayer.

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America Recycles Day

The Fort Hood Recycle Center celebrated on America Recycles Day. Pfc. Jackie McKnight went down to the recycle center on Fort Hood to find out more about the reason for the occasion.

Fort Hood Recycle Day

Students from Sugar Loaf Elementary School take an opportunity to recycle while taking a tour of the Fort Hood Recycling Center to celebrate Recycle Day, Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Fort Hood Recycling Center.

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Recycle bins

A recycling bin filled with bottles and cans sits curbside in Killeen. A study showed the city’s existing voluntary curbside recycling program operating at a net loss.

Recycling

Information Systems supervisor Adam Wolf, left, and Solid Waste Superintendent Noel Watson collect recycling from City Hall in Copperas Cove.

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Metal is seen in a bin at the Harker Heights Drop Off Center and Recycling Facility on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

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Recycled tires are seen at the Harker Heights Drop Off Center and Recycling Facility on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

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City of Harker Heights Street Department employees Henry Nash, left, throws a bag into a bin at the Harker Heights Drop Off Center and Recycling Facility on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

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City of Harker Heights Street Department employees Henry Nash, left, and Joel Siologa, right, empty items into a bin at the Harker Heights Drop Off Center and Recycling Facility on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

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Harker Heights sanitation department employee Patrick King carries a trash can at the Harker Heights Drop Off Center and Recycling Facility on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

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The Harker Heights Drop Off Center and Recycling Facility is located at 1761 FM 2410 in Harker Heights.

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The Harker Heights Drop Off Center and Recycling Facility is located at 1761 FM 2410 in Harker Heights.

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