Posted on: January 11, 2017

Don't be an Accidental Litterbug

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Unbagged trash and windy days can turn your street into an environmental nightmare. Here’s how you can help.

  • TIP #1: Bag all trash. Loose trash is more likely to blow away, especially as your carts are being emptied into the truck. Shredded paper mus...
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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Don't Panic: Recycling Trucks are Still Rolling!

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A fire at a Plano recycling facility has not affected recycling collection in Allen. Though several municipalities were impacted by the Dec. 28 fire at Republic Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), the City of Allen uses a different contractor.

The City's co...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Photos: Why You Shouldn't Run Sprinklers during a Freeze

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Irrigation timers can be helpful in the summer, but make sure they don't run during a freeze! Members of the City of Allen Water Conservation staff snapped these photos at several Allen homes in December. Landscaping, grass, and even tree branche...

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Learn more about conserving water in Allen.