food, gardening, recycling, green businesses

Mansfield joins Dallas County, Fort Worth, Plano, Lewisville and Frisco in offering a household hazardous waste collection site.

Farm plastic waste is a big problem but recycling advocates are developing solutions.

Deb Terrell says the edible loofah can be made into a variety of useful items. Plus they grow well in North Texas. 

The sixth annual event will feature tasty vegan and vegetarian fare Oct. 17 at Reverchon Park in Dallas.

Lin Ellis said her company Eco Friends Pest Control was created to offer a pet friendly alternative.

Bill Ziske of Allen has created a natural deodorant set to go on the shelves of Whole Foods on Oct. 15.

Republic recycling facility

Local recycling professionals admit that these are challenging times for the industry.

White Rock housing

White Rock Crossing in Dallas is being built cohousing-style, with homes facing each other across a courtyard. 

Green Tips logo

Jason says a dash of eco-friendly vinegar in your iron will help you smooth out those wrinkles without starch.

BMW i3 Range Extender hybrid has a 150-mile range. Photo by Rita Cook. 

Aug. 31, 2015