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@savedallaswatertx is hosting great classes this Spring! They include, "Lawn Care: Green with Envy," "Eat the Yard: Foodscaping," "Grow Native: Plants for Texas," “Catch the Rain: DIY Rain Barrel Class” and many more! Get details at Savedallaswater.com
Food waste results in water pollution, the waste of resources, and the release of methane gas. Do your part to reduce food waste at home! #FoodWasteFriday
Did you know about #QuittersDay? According to research, it’s when most people quit their New Year’s Resolutions...usually right about now! 🎉📅🤷♀️ No need to quit, we make it easy! With our growing list of #free recycling programs, and the ability to #RecycleEverything else with Zero Waste Box™, keeping your resolution to care for the environment is simple. #DontGiveUp — the 🌏 needs you! Get started at the links in bio. #TerraCycle #ZeroWasteBox #RecycleEverything #EliminatingtheIdeaofWaste #EliminatetheIdeaOfWaste #QuittersDay #DontGiveUp #NewYearsResolution #recycling #GoGreen #ZeroWaste #dontfeedthelandfills #ReduceReuseRecycle #environment #singleuseplastic #nonrecyclable #Sustainability #BeTheChange #SaveThePlanet
Our friends at GoWild are hosting this fun event! If you’ve ever been interested in bird watching or want to learn more about it, listen up.👂 Join us on February 13, 8:00 – 10:00 am for a Guided Nature Walk and take part in the 24th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)! 🐦 Each year people from around the world come together to watch, learn, count, and celebrate birds. 🌳 Space is limited so reserve your spot today through our bio link. #GoDiscover #GoGrapevine #GrapevineTx 🦆To learn more about the GBBC visit our bio link. . . . 📸 @sandiolkkolaphotography
Tomorrow night is our virtual lecture on why ‘Water and Amphibians Are Awesome!’. During this lecture, Rachel Richter, Urban Wildlife Biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife, will lead the lecture and talk about amphibians and other animals that rely on us to keep waterways clean for their well-being. Register to attend at GoGrapevine.com/JanLecture. #GoLearn
Not all light bulbs are disposed in the same way. Download the @recyclecoachapp and learn how to dispose of various types of light bulbs. Use the Recycle Coach app to make recycling easier and jump into lessons to expand your recycling knowledge. #RecycleRight
Remember: Household hazardous waste such as oil, paint and cleaners do not go into your trash. Please begin saving these for the Household Hazardous Waste event on March 27.
Wait! Don't waste that! Cans are recyclable. 🥫Place them in your recycling cart -- loose, not in bags.♻️ As always, every local program is different, so please check your community’s website for more information on what is and isn’t recyclable. #Recycle #Recycling
♻️ How much recycling do you have? Your recycling cart should be just as full as your trash cart (or fuller than) every collection day.
Happy to Help Saturday! Our favorite day of the month. 😊 🌧 Rain or shine ☀️! #GoVolunteer #KGVBTX
Become a better recycler in 2021 and sort your waste correctly. Download the free @recyclecoachapp and have access to your waste schedule, receive weekly reminders, and the "What Goes Where?" search tool. #sustainablefuture #whatgoeswhere #recyclecoachapp #sortyourwaste #properdisposal #newyeartip https://recyclecoach.com/download-app/
Make 2021 easier and download the free @RecycleCoachApp today! #recycling #recycle #zerowaste #environment #2021 #sustainable #wastemanagement #recyclecoach #sustainability https://recyclecoach.com/download-app/
These brave champs are from the Active Adults group from The REC of Grapevine! They have continued to safely clean their "adopted" area, Acorn Woods through this challenging time. Thank you Active Adults! #GoVolunteer #KeepGrapevineBeautiful
#RecycleRight Grapevine! Many of us are now accustomed to hanging our masks on the rear-view mirror in the car. When you are done with your disposable masks, throw them in the trash! Do not attempt to recycle masks or gloves. #MaskUp #MaskUpTexas #Litter
Reduce waste by reselling or donating items before trashing them. You many have just what someone else is looking for! Besides household goods and clothes, you can connect things like old ceiling fans, light fixtures, and even craft supplies with a new home. Try NextDoor or Facebook marketplace for easy, no-cost ways to share items with the local community. Grapevine Police offers an E-Commerce Exchange Zone in the parking lot outside the Municipal Court Building at 1027 Ira E. Woods Avenue.
The tiger salamander is an important part of the biodiversity in North Texas’ waterways. They make a nice meal for many animals such as snakes, turtles, herons and fish. They, in turn, may predate on insects, earthworms, small mice and even other amphibians. Attend our virtual January lecture to learn more about the amphibians and other animals that live in and near water sources in our area. Lecture is Wednesday, January 27 from 7 – 8 pm. Register to attend at GoGrapevine.com/JanLecture. #GoLearn
Did you know that Grapevine residents can drop off household recyclables such as glass and cardboard and appliances 24/7 at the Drop Off Recycle Station (500 Shady Brook Drive)? eWaste like printers, TVs and other items can be left from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. #RecycleRight #KeepGrapevineBeaufiul
The City's Environmental Services Division has posted the Solid Waste Calendar at www.grapevinetexas.gov. This calendar is full of valuable info about reducing waste, trash service, etc...
North Texas has an extensive network of rivers, creeks, lakes, and other waterways. These water bodies provide us with drinking water and opportunities for recreation, but they are also critically important habitats for wildlife like river otters and chorus frogs. This month’s virtual lecture will highlight the unique animals that rely on water for survival and discuss ways that we can maintain healthy water for both wildlife and people. Lecture is Wednesday, January 27 from 7 – 8 pm. Register to attend at GoGrapevine.com/JanLecture. #GoLearn
We all understand the importance of water to the planet, but did you know that we can identify the health of our water by the presence of amphibians and other wildlife that call our waterways home? Learn more at our virtual January Lecture on January 27, from 7 - 8 pm. Rachel Richter, Urban Wildlife Biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife in DFW, will cover traits of clean and healthy water, and how the welfare of wildlife in and near our waterways can contribute to water quality and conservation. Register to attend at GoGrapevine.com/JanLecture. #GoLearn
We are pleased to be part of this great group! ・・・ How’s this for your #MondayMotivation? This past year, KTB worked with nearly 300 different communities, hosted 22 webinars, and engaged 20,917 volunteers. Together, we collected 1 MILLION pounds of trash and recycling. All this in addition to our affiliates navigating a global pandemic and adhering to new guidelines across the state. We couldn’t have done it without each of you. Thank you for helping us keep our great state clean and beautiful. 🤠💖
There's still time to make a tax-deductible donation to #KGVBTX. Your gift gives us the ability to share more resources with the community and preserve our natural spaces. Visit KGVB.org to donate TODAY.
Are Christmas ornaments trash or recyclable? Use the "What Goes Where?" search tool to learn how to properly dispose of Christmas ornaments. Download the Free Recycle Coach app today. @recyclecoachapp #recycling #recycle #Christmasornaments #recyclecoach #sustainability #recycleright #sortyourwaste
Considering year-end giving? Our organization is a registered 501(c)3 and welcomes your tax deductible gift which allows us to expand programming and support environmental efforts of others in the Grapevine community. Go to KGVB.org to volunteer and donate today!
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a butterfly’s life cycle and a frog’s life cycle? 🦋🐸 Go Wild’s Life & Survival Discovery Trunk explores the life cycle of different animals and the basic survival needs of all animals! 🌿 To learn more, visit the link in our bio.
Please consider making a donation to @@grace_grapevine to help those in need. When cleaning out your closets after the holidays, remember to take gently used items to the Grace Donation Station located at 112 N. Scribner Street. This local organization not only provides assistance to individuals and families in crisis and guidance toward self-sufficiency, but diverts hundreds of pounds of reusable items from the landfill each year.
If you are considering purchasing or leasing an electric vehicle, you should do so before Jan. 7. A cash rebate is offered by the State of Texas on battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. You can learn more at www.tceq.texas.gov
Did you know that bagging your recyclables can cause injury to workers at a recycling facility? Plastic bags can get tangled in the sorting machines and have to be manually cleared, putting workers at risk. Download the @RecycleCoachApp and learn more. Do your part to prevent worker injury in recycling facilities.
Do used Christmas trees belong in the trash or the recycling bin? Use the "What Goes Where?" search tool to learn how to properly dispose of Christmas trees. Download the Free Recycle Coach app today. @recyclecoachapp #recycling #recycle #Christmastrees #recyclecoach #sustainability #recycleright #sortyourwaste Insert link to web-app or https://recyclecoach.com/download-app/
Our board member Lori joined her family in a post-Thanksgiving meal walk and litter pick up. As you plan your holiday festivities, consider doing the same. You'll burn a few calories and improve the appearance of your neighborhood. That's a win/win! #DoBeautifulThings #KeepGrapevineBeautiful
Take the “Empty and Clean” challenge today! Download the @RecycleCoachApp if you haven’t already and visit the Recycle Coach University. Watch our video and return a video of your own.
Why is it important to clean glass before tossing it to recycling? Don’t just take our word for it; watch this interview on the @RecycleCoachApp. If you still have any questions, let us know in the comments!
Little Helpers of Dallas/Ft. Worth has been busy in their "adopted" area in Oak Grove Park! Families serve together, enjoying the beauty of Grapevine Lake and removing litter that is harmful to the plants and animals in the park. Thank you Little Helpers!
Download the free Recycle Coach app and use the "What Goes Where?" search tool to assist you in sorting your waste. @recyclecoachapp #recycleright #Whatgoeswhere #recyclemore #holidayrecycling
The holiday shopping season is here. Take Care of Texas provides helpful tips at takecareoftexas.org. Look for Gift Giving Gone Green. #greengiftgiving
You can make an impact while you shop for Holiday deals. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/02-0745629 and AmazonSmile will donate to Keep Grapevine Beautiful, at no cost to you.
Bagged recyclables can pose a risk to workers in the recycling facility. Be sure to know the requirements in our municipality so we can workers safe. Download @RecycleCoachApp now to learn more!
It's @GivingTuesday! Consider supporting @KGVBTexas by donating through PayPal. Your gift will support our environmental improvement projects.
KGVB is pleased to congratulate the winners of this year's Community Grant, which was sponsored by @fivestarsubaru . @houseofshine , Grapevine Elementary School, Holy Trinity Catholic School and Colleyville Heritage High School all received grant money toward beautification projects. #dobeautifulthings #keepgrapevinebeautiful