Sponsored Post - from Texas Disposal Systems As of October 1st, Austin’s Universal Recycling Ordinance (URO) requires food-permitted businesses over 15,000 square feet to ensure their employees have convenient access to organics diversion services. From there, the program will slowly roll out and be applicable to...

From Austin Resource Recovery - Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can compost them to create a nutrient-rich fertilizer for your garden or...

Happy Halloween! That means lots of tasty treats, scary costumes, and of course pumpkins. But what happens with all of those pumpkins on November 1st, when the trick-or-treating is over? Often times, they just end up in the trash. The Compost Coalition is hoping to change...

From Austin Resource Recovery - Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can compost them to create a nutrient-rich fertilizer for your garden or...

Austin's first annual compost art contest is on Saturday! This kid friendly event is free and open to the public. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. Local community groups will have tables providing information on composting, gardening, and art. Sponsors and speakers are...

After months of negotiations and meetings, the City of Austin has a budget. Last week, City Council approved a $3.7 billion budget for the 2016/2017 fiscal year, which begins on October 1st. The general fund (which pays for police, fire, libraries, parks, etc) is $970 million. Of...

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 Resource Recovery customers, combined with treated sewage sludge. (Don't worry about the sludge. During the composting process it's heated to a temperature...

From the Natural Gardener - Saturday, July 9th at 10am – “Backyard Composting” presented by Compost Coalition. Discover the easy, cost-effective way to enrich soil and conserve water with compost made in your own backyard at this free compost class. Learn composting basics, troubleshooting tips, problem...

From Austin Resource Recovery - Join the Composting Community! Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can compost them to create a nutrient-rich fertilizer for...

From Austin Resource Recovery - Join the Composting Community! Register today for a free composting class presented by the City of Austin Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can compost them to create a nutrient-rich fertilizer...