Posted on: April 23, 2017

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

Watering flowers with a handheld hose and sprayer.

The City of Irving wants to help residents by taking the guesswork out of watering their lawns. Residents and businesses are encouraged to set up an account at the WaterMyYard.org website, which will send weekly updates with the exact amount of time neede...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Irving Offers Free Mustang Mulch In April

Mulch in a wheelbarrow with shovel.

In celebration of Earth Day, the Irving Solid Waste Services Department will provide free mulch to Irving residents during the month of April. Free loose or bagged mulch ground from the brush debris collected curbside, will be available to residents at th...

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Posted on: April 16, 2017

Get Greener With Classes, Workshops

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Register for these and other Irving Think Green Be Green classes, workshops and activities. Visit the Classes and Events page for more information.

May 9 | Backyard Composting Short Class

6 to 8 p.m. | Max G. Greiner Environmental Center, Conflans Road...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Atmos Energy's Yard Rescue 811 Contest Will Award $811 for Yard Makeover

Yellow tulips with blue sky in background.

Does your yard need a makeover? Atmos Energy invites residents to enter its Yard Rescue 811 contest. As part of National Safe Digging Month in April, the contest reminds property owners, construction crews and do-it-yourselfers to stay safe by always call...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving residents have the opportunity to drop off controlled pharmaceutical substances for proper disposal as part of the National Take Back initiative. There is no cost to participate.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 29:

  • Walgreens parking lot, 5310 N. MacArthur B...
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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Irving

Man, women and girl planting a tree.

National Arbor Day is April 28. In honor of the environmental observance, the City of Irving will host an Arbor Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29, at Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St.

The free event will include activities and interactive displa...

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

City Launches Garden for Wildlife Program

Butterfly among red flowers

Irving’s Garden for Wildlife is a program partnering with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) to raise awareness about the importance of native habitats, wildlife and pollinators. The program was created as one of Irving’s commitments to the Mayors’ Mo...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

2017 Bicycle Fest Highlights City's Commitment to Safe Cycling

Irving Bike Fest 2017 - May 6 2017 - Irving TX

The City of Irving is committed to an environmentally sound community, and one example is its extensive trail system that provides a means for cyclists to use recreationally and commuting to work. Irving celebrates the month of May and Bike-To-Work Week, ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 through O...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

City Takes Leadership Position With “Green” Initiatives

West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Photo: West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Irving continues to embrace environmental stewardship and promote conservation. Notable actions help it remain a leader in North Texas:

  • The West Irving Library is a...
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