Andrea Ridout, founder of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, is launching a new radio show this month called "Down to Earth." It will air at noon on Saturdays on 1190AM. Gecko's mascot George the Rooster is featured on the program's theme song. Listen here. Photo courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe Groves, owner of Ellen's Southern Kitchen in Dallas, was the beneficiary of the inaugural GreenBuzz "swarm." Proceeds from the event will help renovate his new location using sustainable materials. Photos courtesy of GreenBuzz.

June 1, 2015

By Rita Cook 

Above, Wini Cannon, District 3 anti-tollroad candidate eliminated in City Council general election,  Mark Clayton, District 9 councilman-elect, Carol Donovan, candidate for Dallas County Democratic Party Chair, Lon Burnam, former Texas House Representative (D), Tarrant County District 90,  Lenna Webb, Chair North Dallas Democratic Women, David Griggs, Dallas County Democratic Party Executive Committee. Photo by Linda Cooke.

May 31, 2015       

Last week, the city of North Richlands Hills overturned an ordinance requiring a special use permit for solar panels on the street-facing side of homes. Photo courtesy of the DFW Solar Tour.

May 25, 2015

This is second in a series of weekly updates on bills in the Texas Legislature that address environmental issues in the final weeks of the session. 

May 19, 2015

With the 84th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature closing June 1, bill consideration is racing to a narrowing window.  This session has seen an unprecedented flood of environmentally adverse bills.  

Dallas-resident David Sepulveda says his new company Marma was inspired by family remedies. Photos courtesy of Marma.

May 5, 2015 

Above, a group of lobbyists from the North Dallas Texas Democratic Women's group joined others from the statewide group at the state Capitol on April 14. Courtesy of North Dallas Texas Democratic Women.

April 22, 2015

Stephen Sturdivant, Region 6 contact for EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge, will be speaking at Earth Day Texas on Saturday, April 25, at 5:15 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Above, produce rescued by FoodSourceDFW.

April 21, 2015 

By Julie Thibodeaux

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center's Urban Water Team, from left, Karen Sanders, Daniel Cunningham, Clint Wolfe and Patrick Dickinson, won the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leader Award for Large Business or Nonprofit Project in March. Photos courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife. 

April 20, 2015

The Urban Water Team at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center is saving Texas water, one rain barrel at time. 


April 13, 2015

Another great Oak Cliff Earth Day was held Sunday at Lake Cliff Park in Dallas. The cloudy weather was perfect  – and cool, as were the folks we saw at the festival. Many brought along their canine companions, with some decked-out for the annual Mutt Strutt.

Photos by Phillip Shinoda

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