See the highlights and what's new at the world's largest green eco expo.

See a list of locations where you can drop off used cooking grease and oils in North Texas.

As keynote speaker kicking off the Oct. 10-12 event, Kennedy fits perfectly with the conference’s mission.

PalletSmart in Fort Worth makes furniture, home decor and custom projects out of repurposed pallets and other reclaimed material.

From left, Dallas Urban Farms team member Alaric Overbey with founders Jody Thompson and Maximillian Wall at their Deep Ellum rooftop farm where they'll be growing food in tower gardens. Photos courtesy of Dallas Urban Farms.

Aug. 18, 2015 

Facebook has partnered with Citigroup and Alterra Energy to build a 202-megawatt wind farm on 17,000 acres in Clay County to power Facebook's new data center in Fort Worth. Courtesy of Facebook.

Aug. 4, 2015

Environmentally minded from the word “go” is the term one could use in describing the new Facebook data center planned for Fort Worth. And environmentalists will find many features to like about the new facility. 

Gecko front

Gecko Hardware is raising money through a GoFundMe campaign to restock inventory after a slow start in 2015 that threatens the business' future. Photos courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

July 20, 2015

Andrea Ridout, owner of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, appealed to the public for help last week.

The eco-friendly hardware store needs more revenue to keep going.

Nikki Duong Koenig, the founder of Cykochik

This vegan handbag from Cykochik, based in Dallas, incorporates recycled material.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pope Francis issued a warning to the world via his Encyclical on the Environment on June 18. Courtesy of Reuters.

June 23, 2015 

By Minnie Payne

June 7, 2015

Photos by Phillip Shinoda

White Rock Local Market, which launched in 2009, recently announced its three locations are going under a new name that signals its emphasis on local vendors and artisians.

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