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Posted on: June 20, 2018

How to Handle Ozone Action Days

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First, it’s best to understand what an Ozone Action Day is. North Texas falls within non-attainment for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) air quality standards, but most days the region’s air quality remains within a good or m...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Greener, Cleaner Traveling Habits for the Summer

Greener, Cleaner Traveling Habits for the Summer

Traveling in and out of North Texas this summer? The travel industry is one the fastest growing industries in the world. It’s more important than ever for travelers to minimize their individual impact on the world’s air quality. Wherev...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

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The City of Irving wants to help residents by taking the guesswork out of watering their lawns. Residents and businesses are encouraged to set up an account at the WaterMyYard.org website, which will send weekly updates with the exact amount of time neede...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Help Prevent Stormwater Pollution

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Stormwater is water from rain, ice and snow that does not soak into the ground. It flows from rooftops, over paved areas, bare soil and sloped lawns into storm drains that empty directly into neighboring waterways. As it flows, it can collect and transpor...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Recycling In Irving

Blue recycling bags and flattened cardboard boxes await collection at the curb.

Photo: Blue recycling bags and flattened cardboard boxes await collection at the curb.

Irving has been recycling since the early 1990s, and over the years, what can and can’t be recycled has changed. But the city’s commitment to divert ...

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