Environmental Co-op Kaufman County

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By Rita Cook    

By Julie Thibodeaux     

By Rita Cook  

One way to make sure adults know all the ins and outs of sustainability is by teaching these lessons early in life.  Case in point, that is exactly what is happening at the Dallas County Juvenile Department’s Youth Village where young boys ages 13 to 17 have the opportunity to take organic gardening classes while also tending to 12 raised garden beds that are planted with herbs and vegetables several times a year.

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By Julie Thibodeaux      

This weekend, check out the latest in solar panel systems, high-volume cisterns and top-of-the-line wind turbines and chat with the homeowners who installed them when the North Texas Renewable Energy Group hosts its annual DFW Solar Home Tour on Oct. 6.  

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By Julie Thibodeaux        

By Julie Thibodeaux       

The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association has recognized outstanding environmental achievement since it was founded in 1990 to promote business recycling. When the NTCRA’s annual Green 3 Awards were held on Thursday September 27 2012 at the Irving Convention Center, this was the first time the organization presented a media award.

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Shopping Green  

Sept. 20, 2012

By Teresa McUsic    

Lars Hundley started his green journey standing in front of the lawn mower section of Home Depot.  

By Julie Thibodeaux      

Architect Gary Olp said he was a nature lover as a boy but a high school science teacher opened his eyes to sustainability. It was the 1970s, and his long-haired, bearded biology teacher in Ohio invited the class to organize a “no-waste” party.     

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By Teresa McUsic    

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