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Austin Earth Day Festival
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

Austin Earth Day Festival Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival Attention Green Businesses! 2016 is great year to sponsor (and/or exhibit) at Austin Earth Day Festival. With expanded grounds, a targeted 10,000 visitors, and musical headliner, Asleep at the Wheel and other great musical acts, the

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Wind Power
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Austin Energy – A Powerful Partner

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival This series introduces the sponsors of Austin Earth Day Festival in the weeks leading up to our April 23rd event. It’s great to be able to feature these businesses and organizations that are helping to make

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Austin Resource Recovery Truck
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

Recycling & Composting Survey

Austin Resource Recovery is considering two major changes to its residential curbside pickup services and it wants your opinions. The department is currently asking for public input on two service expansions – weekly recycling pickup and organics/composting collection. This input will be considered while Austin Resource Recovery is

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Melinda Chow
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

A New Executive Director for AYRW

Austin Youth River Watch has announced the selection of its new executive director, Melinda Chow. Melinda comes from the University of Texas Environmental Science Institute (ESI), where she served as outreach coordinator and manager of its premier program, Hot Science Cool Talks. Her nonprofit experience spans

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Austin Earth Day Festival
EcoBits
Austin Earth Day Festival

Austin Earth Day Festival

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival The Austin Earth Day Festival 2016 is now booking exhibitors, food vendors and sponsors! Sign up now and get priority spacing for what will be the largest Earth Day celebration Austin has seen. The festival will

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Fruit Trees
EcoCalendar
Amy Stansbury

EcoCalendar Podcast

All You Need to Know About This Green Week in Austin AEN Editor Amy Stansbury runs down the list of great green events going on this week in Austin. Give it a listen! MP3 Link

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Tree Hugger
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Your Green Week Ahead: Free Trees & Eco Happy Hours

[Happy Hour] Friday, January 22nd from 5pm to 7pm the Austin Area Tree Huggers are having a happy hour at the Roaring Fork on Stonelake Boulevard. All tree lovers are welcome to attend for a night of networking and fun. More info>>   [Tree Giveaway] Saturday, January 23rd from 9am to

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Christmas Tree Recycling
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

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 Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center. More info>> Recycle your tree! Austin Resource Recovery curbside customers can simply place their tree at

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Austin Recycles Games
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

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 council districts. Each district will then compete for two prizes – most overall recycling and most improved. The winning districts will receive

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