From recycling, to composting to steering clear of using chemicals in his yard that was just the beginning of Dr. Earl Ruby’s green-minded living alternatives at his home in Midlothian. Later he added four wind turbines in his yard as well as 60 solar panels.
It’s an organization in Arlington that folks can get behind just like current Arlington Conservation Council President Jo Ann Duman did eight years ago when she joined the board for the local organization. President of the council now for two years Duman says “I picked up a newsletter in the city library and attended a potluck brunch in 2001. I found the people fascinating and the monthly programs interesting.”
Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar, a progressive farm-to-fork establishment in Plano, has just become the first full-service restaurant in Texas to offer commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on site. It is an example of a eco-conscious and sustainability-centered establishment that seeks to reduce its carbon footprint wherever it can.
Clarice Abuto doesn’t let anything go to waste when it comes to gardening. The hired caretaker for the Como Community Garden in Fort Worth not only teaches residents and volunteers how to grow black-eyed peas, okra and greens, she shows them how to garden the “natural way.”