The City of San Marcos will host a series of meetings throughout the community to introduce residents to conservation and recycling programs offered by the City.
- Recycling/composting: Residents will switch to a 65-gallon trash cart and get a 96-gallon green waste cart this fall. Also, the City has many programs to help dispose of different kinds of material and divert them from the landfill.
- Water/energy: The City offers a variety of educational and rebate programs to help customers save water and energy while lowering their utility bills.
- Habitat Conservation Plan: The City and Texas State University have partnered to enhance the San Marcos River’s health through many different projects, including bank stabilization and invasive species removal.
- San Marcos Nature Center: The Nature Center offers adult education programs about gardening and sustainable living. They have many popular youth environmental education programs teaching kids about science, conservation, and responsible stewardship. The Center promotes the use of native plant landscaping as a water conservation method as well as creating backyard habitat for wildlife.
The open-house format public meetings will be from 6:30-8 p.m. at the following dates and locations:
- March 24: Holland Street Church of Christ, 205 E. Holland
- March 25: Dunbar Recreation Hall, 801 W. MLK
- March 28: San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins
- March 31: Goodnight Middle School, 1301 SH 123
For more information about these programs contact: