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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Workshop to Teach Native Plant Landscaping

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There’s a growing trend to incorporate native plants in landscapes not only for their ability to save water, but also for the incredible beauty and the countless ecosystem services they provide. The Irving Think Green Be Green team is hosting a ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Explore Campion Trail at Night

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Explore the nighttime world of animals of Campion Trail with native species experts and learn more about the sights, smells and sounds of nature at night 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 24. Night hikers are invited to challenge their skills in spotting signs of animal l...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Christmas Tree Roundup Provides Eco-Solution for Trees

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After the flurry of gift giving and turkey stuffing, residents will have an opportunity to properly dispose of fresh-cut Christmas trees for recycling during Irving’s annual Christmas Tree Roundup.

Fresh-cut Christmas trees will be collected as a...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Tips for Taking a Winter Vacation from Irrigation

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In preparation for cooler temperatures, the Water Utilities Department provides tips for winter lawn care. 

As turf becomes dormant – changing from spring green to fall beige – it is a sign to take a break from weekly watering. Trees, shrubs and d...

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Posted on: November 2, 2019

Cooler Temperatures Call for Less Irrigation

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Residents may now water lawns between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on assigned watering days. Each year, time-of-day watering restrictions are scheduled to ease between Nov. 1 and April 1 so that residents may water during what is typically the warmest time of the ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Recycling in Irving

Recycling in Irving

In Irving, more than 60,000 tons of garbage ends up in the city landfill annually, with each Irving resident throwing away approximately 3.7 pounds per day. Approximately 80 percent of that waste is potentially recyclable.

Residents receiving city solid wa...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Blue Recycling Bags, Trash Bags Available at Rec Centers, City Hall

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The City of Irving reminds residents to “think blue” when using their curbside recycling service. In Irving’s blue bag recycling program, items intended for recycling go into translucent blue bags. Trash can be placed in any ...

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