Though taking bread to “feed the birds” at area ponds and lakes is a fun tradition for many families, the City’s Health Department wants to remind everyone that more harm than good comes from continuing that practice.
City crews began trash, recycling and Brush and Bulky Item Collection (BABIC) service this week following the recent winter weather event.
The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD), Richardson’s water supplier, will conduct its annual chlorine maintenance on its water transmission system and member cities’ distribution systems March 1-29.
The City’s annual Trash Bash is back after being canceled last year due to the pandemic. This year’s event, scheduled for Saturday, April 24, will focus on many of the drive-thru activities that are a regular part of Trash Bash, including document shredding, used book/record/CD/DVD collection, electronics recycling, used cooking oil collection and a collection event for Network of Community Ministries.
With mild daytime temperatures predicted for the coming weeks, it’s the perfect time to get outside and do some pruning.
With temperatures forecasted to drop into the single digits early next week, take some precautions to prevent frozen pipes.
Many residents of Richardson’s Creek Hollow Estates have been adding an extra activity as they go on walks through their neighborhood and in nearby Breckinridge Park: picking up trash and recyclables (last week, their clean-up efforts netted six large bags of trash).
Bring the Texas outdoors into your video meetings with free backgrounds now available from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Looking for a way to give back to the community in a safe, socially distanced way? Consider gathering friends and family to pick up trash and recyclables in one of Richardson’s many parks, creek beds or green spaces as part of the Health Department’s Community & Corporate Environmental Cleanup Program.
Take advantage of sunny winter days and head southeast to explore the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, located in the middle of the North Texas Municipal Water District’s (NTMWD) 2,000-acre East Fork Wetland Project.