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How will you go GreenFor2016?

Posted Jan. 20, 2016

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Work on an upcycled art project to keep materials out of the waste stream. You might win a prize for your work.

Think your sustainable New Year’s resolution is a winner? Show how you plan to recycle more or take other steps to cut down on waste by posting a photo to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #greenfor2016.

Recyclebank will choose multiple winners, and the grand prize is a $500 Amazon gift card.

Here are a few ideas:

  • Recycle all cardboard, paper, metal and glass.
  • Use a reusable water bottle or coffee mug.
  • Shop locally.
  • Compost yard or food waste.
  • Try “Meatless Mondays.”
  • Walk, bike, carpool or take the bus to school.
  • Purchase products made from recyclable materials.
  • Make an upcycled art project.

See entries and learn more about the contest.

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Building Standards Commission - Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. Dec. 5, 2016; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Conference Room 290.
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Building Standards Commission - Meeting: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 5, 2016; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton Street City Council Conference Room 290.
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Workforce Solutions Youth Advisory Council : noon Dec. 5, 2016; Board Large Conference Room, Ste. 600, Workforce Solutions , 1320 S. University Drive .
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Fort Worth Human Relations Commission: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 2016; Room 201 AB, Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods , 818 Missouri Avenue .
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Canceled Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 1 p.m. Dec. 6, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee: 2 p.m. Dec. 6, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation: 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Dec. 6, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Fort Worth Transportation Authority Public Meeting: 6 p.m. Dec. 6, 2016; Riverside Community Center , 3700 E Belknap Street.
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Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Dec. 6, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Four - Southside : 2 p.m. Dec. 7, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton Street.
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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Thirteen - Woodhaven: 3:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton Street .
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Trinity River Public Facility Corporation Public Hearing: 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 2016; Housing Authority of Fort Worth, 1203 Est 13th Street.
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Berry /University Area Form-based Code & Zoning Meeting: 6 p.m. Dec. 7, 2016; La Mancha Business Centre - Event Center, 3120 Merida Ave.

Regional Transportation Council : 1 p.m. Dec. 8, 2016; North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Drive.
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Responsible Pet Ownership Class (Spanish): 6 p.m. Dec. 8, 2016; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin Street.
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Caffeinated Town Hall: 10 a.m. Dec. 10, 2016; The Stayton at Museum Way Senior Living Community, 2501 Museum Way.
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