CTZWA "Cause" Page on Facebook Shutting Down

Folks, If you haven't already, please go to the official CTZWA Facebook page and hit "Like", as I will be shutting this "Cause" page down to simplify our updating and online activism:…Read More

Austin's Plastic Bag Ban Happening!

CTZWA just attended the Mayor's press conference to ban plastic bags in Austin. While we're with the City Council on this initiative for environmental and cost savings, we could implement a more comprehensive program by including paper bags, too. If we are to…Read More

CTZWA Speaks with Businesses to Go Zero!

Yesterday, CTZWA Board member, Stacy Guidry, spoke on a panel for the Texas Green Network, the state's first green Chamber of Commerce. She spoke to business owners that want to reduce their waste streams and costs by implementing Zero Waste strategies in…Read More

Making Austin's Bag Ban a Reality!

The Austin Zero Waste Alliance (AZWA) will take its resolution to ban plastic AND paper bags to the Solid Waste Advisory Commission (SWAC) on Aug. 10th. We will ask SWAC to pass our resolution and recommend this ban to City Council. Upon SWAC's approval, AZWA…Read More

TONIGHT: Help Bag the Bags in Austin!!

TONIGHT (July 6th): The Austin Zero Waste Alliance (AZWA) will have its monthly meeting at 7 PM at Casa de Luz (1701 Toomey Rd. in the Cielo Room). The focus will be creating a strategy around finally getting a Single-use Bag Ban in Austin! They have a…Read More

Governor Perry Signs the TV Recycling Bill into Law!!

Governor Perry just signed the TV recycling bill into law!! Texas Campaign for the Environment has been pushing this issue since 2002 and after a surprising veto last session on a similar bill, this is a sweet victory for the tens of thousands of Texans that…Read More

Last Day for Early Voting in Austin!

AUSTIN: Today is the last day for early voting in the City Council runoff election between Randi Shade and Kathy Tovo. Election Day is Saturday. Go Vote!!! Stacy
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