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Turkey
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Bring your turkey full circle: recycle your cooking oil

Sponsored Post – from Austin Resource Recovery    Many people deep fry turkeys during the holiday season, leaving behind a lot of used cooking oil. But, what do you do with it afterwards? It can actually be dropped off for recycling!   The City of Austin’s Recycle

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Giving thanks
Community News + Partner Posts
Amy Stansbury

Giving Thanks Sustainably

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    As Thanksgiving approaches, menu planning, trips to reconnect with family and friends, and Black Friday shopping lists can be front-of-mind. We propose shifting your perspective to slow down and simplify this year. Since

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Climate Strike
Austinites You Should Know
Amy Stansbury

Net-Zero Heroes: Matthew Kim and Emma Galbraith

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability   Meet Matthew Kim and Emma Galbraith, our newest Net-Zero Heroes. Matthew and Emma are Austin-area high school students who recently helped lead the youth climate change demonstrations on September 20th at the Texas State Capitol. As part

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Fall Gardens
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Planning Your Fall Garden

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    You may think that gardening for the year is over once you’ve harvested the last summer crop, but think again. During the fall, gardeners in Central Texas will (hopefully) begin to see cooler

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Dodie
Austinites You Should Know
Amy Stansbury

Net-Zero Hero: Dodie Stillman

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    Meet our newest Net-Zero Hero, Dodie Stillman. Dodie is a certified Master Beekeeper who is passionate about honey bees and sharing her beekeeping knowledge. Dodie currently serves as the President of the Austin Area Beekeepers Association, where

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