Let's Talk Trash For a Second
Last night, the missus wondered why we received a postcard from the city's Sanitation Services Department inviting us to a "community meeting" with our city council member this Saturday to discuss garbage collection. "Um," I told her, "probably because they want to tell us that starting in February, the city's only going to pick up Northwest Dallas's trash and recycling once a week." To which she replied, "What the ...?"
But, yeah, noticed this yesterday on the Dallas City Hall Web site -- the launching of a program called OneDay, as in, "OneDay, all of Dallas will have its garbage and recycling collected on the same day -- once a week." Says the city, it'll save landfill space, cut down on emissions and, um, "teach generations the importance of recycling." (Recycling what, exactly? Oh, I see -- the work of Roy Lichtenstein.) And, no doubt, City Hall considers the collection cutback an awfully good way to tighten the budget belt in advance of living a little less large.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Dallas, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.