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Garland's GREAT Homes Project Earns National Award
News ImageDecember 31, 2014  The partnership between the City of Garland’s GREAT Homes Program and Green Extreme Homes has earned the Audrey Nelson Community Development Award from the National Community Development Association. The award will be presented in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 23, 2015.
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Cease the Grease this Holiday
News ImageDecember 4, 2014  The residue left over from cooking can cause problems when poured down the kitchen drain. It can clog pipes and the City’s sanitary sewer lines. To prevent clogged pipes and pollution to the environment, follow these simple tips.
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Garland Home Recevies Housing Innovation Award
News ImageOctober 23, 2014  Garland is home to a national role model for energy efficiency. A 1953 home in Garland’s English Estates neighborhood is the first to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Home program as a high performance certified retrofit.
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Lawn Watering Restrictions Continue
News ImageJuly 24, 2014  Due to limited water supplies, the City of Garland is operating under Stage 3 watering restrictions. Irrigation of landscapes with hose-end sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems will be limited to one day every other week based on your Recycling Schedule.
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Garland Hosts "Trash-Off" on March 29
News ImageMarch 4, 2014  Help clean up unsightly litter that lines roadways, waterways, and vacant lots by participating in the Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off on March 29.
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GP&L's EnergySaver Program Supports Solar Panel Installation
News ImageJanuary 29, 2014  Garland Power & Light customers interested in installing solar photovoltaic panels should check out the new Solar Program offered through the EnergySaver Program.
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Grease Disposal Available for Garland Residents
News ImageNovember 26, 2013  Proper disposal of cooking grease is important for health of your family, your home plumbing and the environment.
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