• The BOPA program, launching in August, will help residents dispose of the top four household hazardous waste items safely and more conveniently.

By Julie Thibodeaux  

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

The sun shone, the vendors were upbeat and the crowds turned out for Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park this weekend. While we heard some complaints about greenwashing, overall there was lots of green energy.

Coppell Earthfest 2013

There were numerous Environmental Events during the first weekend in April including the  

Shopping  Green   

(A bartender at The People's Last Stand at Mockingbird Station in Dallas. Photo credit to cravedfw.com)     

By Jada Brazell     

(Photo: Shopping at the Dallas Farmers Market, where beginning tomorrow, June 8, users will be able to use Debit, Credit, and Lone Star Cards to shop for fresh produce)     

By Minnie Payne     

(Photo: Signage at Oddfellows, one of several local restaurants where a bike ride can now get you a discount thanks to the work of Bike Friendly Oak Cliff)

Published Thursday, May 24, 2012     

By Rita Cook     

By Jada Brazell