Thinking about participating in Richardson’s recycling program and/or getting your children interested in recycling? What better way to get inspired than a hug and a high five from Richardson’s recycling mascot, Phil-up the Blue Bag. Phil-up will be at the following locations in July, handing out information and recycling freebies, including vouchers for a free roll of blue bags for Richardson residents:

  • July 18
    Richardson Public Library—1-2:30 p.m.
  • July 23
    McDonald’s, 1251 E. Belt Line Rd.—10-11 a.m.
  • July 25
    Richardson Public Library—1-2:30 p.m.

For more information about Richardson’s recycling program, visit