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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Energy Saving Tips

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Saving energy can be simple by conducting a basic energy audit. Here are five easy tips and fixes.

Find and Fix Air Leaks

Check windows and doors for air leaks. On a windy day, turn off the air conditioner and all ceiling fans. Hold a thin tissue paper tape...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Trash Bash Looking for Volunteers


Volunteers are needed to help make Irving cleaner and greener from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 28 during Keep Irving Beautiful’s (KIB) Annual Trash Bash. KIB is enlisting the support of individuals, groups and business organizations to make this year’s Trash Bas...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Upgrading Your Landscape and Need More Irrigation for New Plantings?


Residents installing new grass or plants who need additional days to adequately water those plantings can request a variance online from Irving's Water Utilities Department.

Variances are granted for up to 30 days to establish new plantings. However, the c...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

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 19, 2019

Curbside Recycling Program Resident Guidelines


There is a lot of attention these days on recycling in the United States. Irving reminds residents what can be recycled in the Blue Bag Program. Irving uses the blue recycling bag as the designated collection container for recycling. Single-family homeown...

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