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Monday, May 4th, 2009

Notebook: Council Meeting 05/05/09

At its May 5 meeting, the San Marcos City Council will consider adopting an ordinance extending bar hours to 2 a.m. and hear updates on the city's application for federal stimulus funds and the Lions Club Tube Rental fire.

Friday, March 27th, 2009

First graders help kick off single-stream recycling

City and school officials joined the students Wednesday to put the first unsorted recyclable materials into a new 96-gallon cart. TDS is delivering the green carts with tan lids this week and next week to about 6,700...

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Video: Crockett students kick off recycling program

Along with the city of San Marcos and Texas Disposal Systems, the kids began single stream recycling this week which accepts an expanded list of recycled materials and accepts them without sorting.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Market downturn bedevils Hays’ recycling program

Hays County officials plan to stockpile recyclable material, especially plastics, to wait out plummeting prices.