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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Pollution Prevention: Only Rain Down the Drain

Storm drain with water and debris running into it.

Blowing grass clippings, leaf debris and other yard waste into a nearby storm drain can have a catastrophic effect on both water quality and quantity. Nutrients in fertilized grass and turf are a key contributor to the development of harmful algae blooms ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Trash, Recycle Bag Prices Increase

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Effective Oct. 1, the price of trash and recycling bags sold by the City of Irving will increase due to higher production costs. The price increases are a result of increasing resin costs from the material supplier of the city’s bag vendor. The new price ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Time-of-Day Water Conservation Runs Through Oct. 31

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To promote good watering habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. through Oct. 31.

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Learn How to Toss Like a Boss

Irving Solid Waste Services Director Travis Switzer.

Solid Waste Services Director Travis Switzer stopped by ICTN to discuss Irving's Curbside Recycling program.

Learn more about the items that can/can’t be recycled and what to do with special items like medical needles and electronics.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Irving’s 2020 Water Quality Report Available Online

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In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act, all water utilities, including the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the Texas Commissi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Landfill Closing on Sundays Effective Oct. 3

City of Irving Hunter Ferrell Landfill Administration Building

Beginning Oct. 3, the Hunter Ferrell Landfill, located at 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road, will be open six days per week, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The landfill will be closed on Sundays and on city-designated holidays.

Closing the landfill...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Delays Continue for Brush/Bulky Waste, Recycling Collections

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The City of Irving Solid Waste Services Department continues to experience a staffing shortage that impacts recycling, brush and bulky collection services. Irving has proactively recruited for months to fill the necessary positions for solid waste collect...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City of Irving Recognized by EPA for Renewable Energy Efforts

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the City of Irving at the Jan. 14 City Council Work Session meeting for the city’s commitment to doubling the use of renewable energy to 100% by 2023. This announcement elevated Irving’s designation in ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Operational Improvements Recommended to Extend Landfill Life

A compactor climbs a hill of trash at the landfill.

A recent waste disposal operations and landfill usage study conducted by a third-party engineering firm has indicated that Irving’s Hunter Ferrell Landfill life expectancy is approximately 38 years with some operational improvements, as opposed to the pre...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Irving Neighborhood Associations Foster Community Spirit

Children and adults decorate a driveway with chalk art during Irving's 2020 Chalk the Block event

Community. Neighbors. Friends.

Neighborhood associations build stronger neighbor relationships, advocate for positive change in the area and establish an organized voice in city government.

Currently, Irving has 73 registered neighborhood associations withi...

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