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New member of the Zero Waste Advisory Commission from District 8

Monday, April 16, 2018 by Jessi Devenyns

On April 11, the Zero Waste Advisory Commission welcomed Council Member Ellen Troxclair’s District 8 appointee, Phil Howry. Howry has lived in the District 8 Lost Creek neighborhood since 1981 and has been an active but unofficial voice since this southwestern part of the city was annexed in December 2015. Notably, he recently argued against Austin Resource Recovery overtaking the neighborhood trash routes, claiming that his bill was five times as expensive as it was before annexation. Now he has an official spot through which he can help improve waste recovery efforts in the city of Austin.

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