Category: Environment

Tree Cycling Continues Through Feb. 1

Turn your Christmas tree into mulch and compost through the City’s Tree Cycling program. Trees may be dropped off through Feb. 1 at the Municipal Service Center, 1260 Columbia Dr., or set out at the curb and picked up as part of the City’s Brush and Bulky Item Collection (BABIC).

Resolve to Keep Leaves, Grass Out of Landfill

Need ideas for a “green” New Year’s resolution? Make a positive environmental impact by starting the practice of placing leaves and grass clippings in compostable bags, which are picked up curbside for free by the City’s Brush and Bulky Item Collection (BABIC) service.

Tree Cycling Begins Dec. 22

Turn your Christmas tree into mulch and compost through the City’s Tree Cycling program. Trees may be dropped off Dec. 22-Feb. 1 at the Municipal Service Center, 1260 Columbia Dr., or set out at the curb and picked up as part of the City’s Brush and Bulky Item Collection (BABIC).

“Cease the Grease” nov. 27-Dec. 6

The City of Richardson has teamed up with American Biosource for a holiday collection of cooking oil and grease, located at 551 N. Plano Rd., that started Nov. 27 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 6.

Keep Water Lines, Streets Safe Amidst Freezing Temps

Now that the first freeze of the season has come and gone, it’s a good time to get informed about preventing frozen sprinklers and burst pipes, in preparation for more freezing temperatures. Since water expands when it freezes, the pipes holding the water are in danger of bursting if they freeze.

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