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  1. ZipCar Launches Service in DFW Area

    ZipCar Launches Service in DFW Area

    Car-sharing has come to North Texas! ZipCar provides a new transportation alternative for residents who appreciate a more urban lifestyle and don't need a car on a regular basis, but still need a way to run errands or visit other cities in the region. Read on...
  2. DFW Solar Tour

    Curious About Solar Energy?

    Join the DFW Solar Tour Saturday, Oct. 4 and visit homes, businesses, schools, and other locations with solar installations. Learn about benefits, the installation process, utility impacts, and any other questions you might have. Read on...
  3. Free Trees to Oncor Customers

    Free Trees to Oncor Customers

    Through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, Oncor is giving away 8,300 3- to 4-foot trees to help reduce energy costs. Trees will be shipped directly to customers ready to plant ... Read on...
  4. Mulch Helps Protect Plants

    Mulch Helps To Protect Plants

    Applying mulch to gardens and flower beds will help retain moisture, which is critical in a drought or dry summer. A 4-inch layer of mulch on the soil surface, especially in sloping gardens, helps keep water from washing away soil ... Read on...
  5. Composting Saves Money, Enriches Soil

    Composting Saves Money, Enriches Soil

    Each year, nearly 4 million tons of yard trimmings and other organic debris are thrown away in Texas. Composting is a natural, low-cost way to recycle yard waste and organic matter into a beneficial, nutrient-rich fertilizer ... Read on...
  6. Water Conservation is a High Priority

    Water Conservation is a High Priority

    To minimize water loss in the city’s system, the Water Utilities Department uses highly specialized equipment to listen to underground infrastructure. Their work is focused on finding and pinpointing leaks that may otherwise go unnoticed ... Read on...
  7. Vehicle Charging Available in Irving

    Vehicle Charging Available in Irving

    There are 10 electric vehicle charging stations in Irving. The stations are located at West Irving Library, Irving City Hall and the Irving Convention Center. Each of the charging stations are Level 2 (240 volts), providing EV owners a quicker charge ... Read on...
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