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Recycling

The Tulsa Authority for Recovery of Energy (TARE) recently funded a study on trash collection.  Currently the city provides once a week pick up for 22,000 homes in Northwest Tulsa, with Tulsa Refuse, Inc. (a private company) serving 95,500 homes in the rest of the city twice a week.  Recyc...read more »

Recovery Funds

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will fund more than 200 civil works projects totaling more than $125 million in the Tulsa District of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. In addition, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce has recommended 24 energy-efficient projects in Tulsa to be approved...read more »

Alternative Energy Resources

The brainchild of native Oklahoman and OSU graduate T. Boone Pickens, the Pickens Plan proposes a blueprint to reduce foreign oil dependence by harnessing domestic energy alternatives such as wind power, conserving energy and better utilizing natural gas resources.  Proponents say the plan woul...read more »

Bottle Bill proposed

Bottle Bill Heard about the Bottle Bill discussion in the news lately? Here are some helpful Web sites with great information: http://www.bottlebill.org/http://www.container-recycling.org/issues/bottlebills.htmhttp://earth911.com/blog/2007/09/21/explaining-the-bottle-bill/http://en.wikipedia.org...read more »

$3 Million in ARRA Funds will Train 4,700 Oklahomans

$3 Million in ARRA Funds will Train 4,700 Oklahomans -Ok Commerce WebsiteFebruary 8, 2011 -- Six Oklahoma workforce training programs have been selected to receive more than $3 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant monies to train more than 4,700 Oklahomans for careers in ...read more »

Transportation Alternatives

Federal stimulus funding may provide grants for the Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority to buy or convert to compressed natural gas busses.  This is good news because natural gas is produced both worldwide and domestically at relatively low cost and is cleaner burning than gasoline or diesel f...read more »

A gREENER Valentines Day!

Still looking for the perfect valentine gift?  Here are a couple Sustainable Tulsa suggestions:   ·         Write a love note or a love poem ·         Take a romantic walk along the river &mid...read more »

TARE Board Continues Recycling Contract

TARE Board Continues Recycling Contract ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 8-12-2010 The Tulsa Authority for the Recovery of Energy (TARE), the non-profit board which oversees refuse collection for the City of Tulsa, is allowing the new recycling service provider for the City of Tulsa, RR Waste Sol...read more »

City of Tulsa's sustainability plan on track

  City's sustainability plan on track FEBRUARY 9, 2011 Urban Weekly Tulsa officials and representatives of a Texas-based firm are close to signing a contract that would allow the company to begin work on a sustainability plan for the city. Brett Fidler, director of the Office of Sustainabi...read more »

Coca-Cola, KAB partner again to offer bin grants program

Coca-Cola, KAB partner again to offer bin grants program The Coca-Cola Co. is teaming up with Keep America Beautiful again this year to offer the beverage company´s recycling bin grants program. The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program provides recycling bins and consultations for govern...read more »

Be a SalsaFest Vendor

Become a 2011 SalsFest Vendor!  SalsaFest is a family friendly downtown Tulsa event held Friday, July 15th from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the H. A. Chapman Centennial Green located at 6th and Boston in downtown Tulsa.  The deadline to be a vendor is July 12th!  Click here to learn the fi...read more »

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