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NCPA: Restrictions on Plastic Bags Fail to Deliver Results and more!

NCPA: Restrictions on Plastic Bags Fail to Deliver Results and more!

Keep up with the latest insights regarding energy, the environment, health care and government spending. Read the NCPA summaries, then if you want more information, click through to the complete…

Phil the Recycling Cart Has Arrived. Here’s How We Grade Him.

Phil the Recycling Cart Has Arrived. Here’s How We Grade Him.

Friday, June 14, 2013, by Buddy Saunders Recycling carts were first delivered in south Arlington, with the delivery process then moving north. Last week carts arrived in north Arlington so…

Spectator City Update: Bus Service, Abram Street Narrowing, Dart Coming to City

Spectator City Update: Bus Service, Abram Street Narrowing, Dart Coming to City

The Arlington Spectator is written and published by Richard Weber who attends City Council meetings on a regular basis. His reports via the Arlington Spectator are an invaluable resource for…

Recycling Carts Cost Much, Accomplish Little

Recycling Carts Cost Much, Accomplish Little

Friday, May 24, 2013, by Buddy Saunders Over the next few weeks, Arlington households will receive their $52.00 recycling carts. We were first told that the carts would be free,…

The Ongoing Fight Against Agenda 21

The Ongoing Fight Against Agenda 21

Friday, April 19, 2013, by Faith Bussey, Opinion Arlington Editor Have you ever asked a City Council member if they have heard of Agenda 21? If you have, you might…

What the #1 Recycling Question Should Have Been

What the #1 Recycling Question Should Have Been

  Friday, March 29, 2013, by Richard Weber Back on August 7, 2012, our city council approved extending the trash/recycle pickup contract with Republic Services. Though many were making the…

Our Newest Hobby, Counting Trash Bags

Our Newest Hobby, Counting Trash Bags

Friday, March 22, 2013, by Buddy Saunders Up until recent times comic books were considered trash so I suppose it’s no accident of fate that I, a lifetime comic book…

Recycling: Why I Hate It

Recycling: Why I Hate It

Friday, March 01, 2013, by Faith Bussey, Opinion Arlington Editor Your trash bill is about to go up, and you will soon have a shiny, new recycling bin delivered to…

Update on Trash and Recycling Changes Coming Your Way

Update on Trash and Recycling Changes Coming Your Way

Wednesday, January 16, 2013; by Buddy Saunders We continue to receive questions regarding the coming changes to curbside trash and recycling services in Arlington, so we think another update is…

Conversion of Bagged Trash to Cart System Update

Conversion of Bagged Trash to Cart System Update

Wednesday, December 12, 2012; by Buddy Saunders In February, Republic Services will begin delivering wheeled carts for recycling. The carts will replace the previous recycling tubs.  For those of us…

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