The City of Austin has a Zero Waste goal set for 2040. That means 90% of discarded material is diverted from landfills. As a part of that goal, The University of Texas at Austin is aiming to become a Zero Waste campus by 2020. UT Austin’s goal is for 90% of discarded material on campus to be composted, recycled or reused.
Far West Blvd Street underwent a transformation when street adopters, Young Men’s Service League, geared in neon joined as a team to keep their portion of Austin’s streets clean.