Jan. 6, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

Remarkable things happened on the green front in North Texas in 2013, thanks to local green movers and shakers. New green businesses sprang up while eco-activists discovered strength in numbers. Here are some of the year’s highlights: 

Outdoor living space at La Vita apartments in Dallas. All photos courtesy of Nessel Development.

 

Amy Martin launched Moonlady News in the 1990s to spread wholistic green community news in North Texas.

New endeavors on her horizon include becoming a contributor to Green Source DFW.

Photo courtesy of Marla McDonald




 

Earth Day Dallas recently announced it's now 
Earth Day Texas.

Photos courtesy of Earth Day Texas.

Nov. 19, 2013








Oct. 28, 2013

Designer Dorris Bogus wants her activewear to be stylish but she also caters to active and eco-conscious women by offering green options.

Above, Eddie Lott, cofounder of Recycle Revolution, will be collecting recyclables and food scraps at the Texas Veggie Fair Sunday, Oct. 20. Photo: Marc Lee.

Oct. 16, 2013

By Julie Thibodeaux

The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association put green business practices in the spotlight at its Green 3 Awards last week at the Dallas Arboretum. The nearly 25-year-old nonprofit organization, which promotes recycling and the use of recycled goods, singled out some of the most notable efforts by local entities to reduce waste in North Texas.  

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Karl Thibodeaux


Ecofest Arlington couldn’t have planned better weather on Saturday. The mild sunny day drew a record crowd of about 18,000, according to Heather Dowell, organizer for the fest. 

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