Posted on: December 13, 2017

Recycle Your Christmas Tree, Holiday Lights and Big Boxes

Christmas Tree Recycling

Don’t miss the best holiday recycling opportunity of the year.

Live Christmas trees, garland and wreaths can be recycled into Texas Pure Products mulch and compost. Holiday lights also can be recycled through our electronics recycling program.

Before you take trees and greenery to the drop-off locations, remove all or...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Fall Waterway Cleanup Makes an Impact

Plano’s first citywide Fall Waterways Cleanup was hosted on Saturday, November 4. More than 360 volunteers participated in removing 350 bags of litter (about 3.5 tons) from creeks and lakes in the city. Check out all the wonderful volunteer subm...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Plano Recognized for Educating, Motivating North Texans to Make Clean Air Choices

Ozone season is nearing an end in North Texas, and steady improvement continues to be a theme, as has been the case for several years. This year, the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s ozone concentration is on track to drop to its lowest point yet. The b...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Plano's Sustainability Division Receives Award for Excellence in Strategic Collaboration

The Sustainability Division recently received an award for Excellence in Strategic Collaboration at the WaterSense Awards on October 5. This award was for the efforts in creating and cultivating partnerships that have impactful results on water savings.

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Congratulations to Our 2017 Environmental Community Award Winners

The businesses, schools, non-profits and faith-based groups below have gone above and beyond to help lead environmental sustainability in their community.

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LA COSTA APARTMENTS

This 462 unit apartment home community exhibits a serious commitment t...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Plano's Anti-Idling Ordinance in Effect Beginning Sept. 1

The Plano Police Department is partnering with the City of Plano’s Environmental Health and Sustainability Department to participate in regional programs aimed at reducing harmful emissions.

This initiative will be in cooperation with several other cities/counties. The goal of these programs is to improve air quality by enforcing a new motor vehicle idling limitation rule. This is one component of the Dallas-Fort Worth 8-Hour Ozone Attainment...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Cigarette Litter Prevention

You can now toss your butts in the newly-installed cigarette "buttlers" in Downtown Plano!

To combat cigarette litter in downtown Plano, Live Green in Plano was awarded a 2017 Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program grant to purchase cigarette butt stations, portable ashtrays for vehicles and a public education campaign. Afte...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Keep America Beautiful Presents Plano with its President’s Circle Award

City of Plano Recognized for Exemplary Performance, Standard of Excellence by Keep America Beautiful.

Keep America Beautiful presented the City of Plano with its President’s Circle Award recognition at the recent Keep America Beautiful National Conference, which took place in Washington, D.C. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exe...

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