Posted on: April 9, 2018

Storm Drain Labeling Volunteers Needed

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To help prevent dumping in storm drains, volunteers are needed to place labels with the message, “No Dumping, Only Rain in the Drain,” on storm drains throughout Irving. This is a visual reminder that the storm drains run directly into creeks, rivers and ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Bicycle Fest Highlights City's Commitment to Safe Cycling

2018 Bikefest - April 28

Join the City of Irving for a free fun and educational family event: 

2018 Bicycle Fest10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 | North Lake College, 2000 W. Walnut Hill Lane

Bicycle Fest focuses on providing a free opportunity for event attendees to learn more ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Think Green Be Green will Participate at EarthX Festival

Earth-Day

Join Irving’s Think Green Be Green team at the EarthX event:

EarthX

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily | Fair Park, 3921 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Dallas

Join Irving’s Think Green Be Green team at EarthX, an annual, free three-day festival that ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2018

Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Irving

Arbor Day Celebration - Irving TX - April 28 2018

National Arbor Day is April 27. In honor of the environmental observance, the City of Irving will host an Arbor Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28, at Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St.

The free event will include activities and interactive displa...

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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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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

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To promote good water use 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. from April 1 through O...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Keep North Texas Skies Clear and Bright

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Spring weather in Texas can be beautiful, with sunny skies and seemingly clear air. But that bright sunshine masks what we don't always see - ozone forming in the atmosphere.

Take Care of Texas, a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environment...

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