Recycled Cardboard French Café Playhouse

 By Rita Cook      
When it comes to a kid’s imagination there’s nothing like a playhouse to get the creative juices flowing.  But not just any playhouse in this case, instead a playhouse using recycled paper and cardboard, which London transplant and now 14-year Dallas resident Katie Fagelman says she actually came up with on a whim.

Dallas - Fort Worth Holiday Green Gift Guide

By Julie Thibodeaux    

Green for the Animals

Sept. 30, 2011

By Rita Cook    

While there are many places in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that have greened up there interiors and exteriors for a healthier environment, oftentimes pets are overlooked in those sustainable efforts.  Not at two local animal shelters though, both Cedar Hill and Plano’s animal shelters are all about a healthy environment and employees are making sure that animals have clean air and the best surroundings for healthy living. 

By Kristy Alpert    

Aug. 5, 2011 
Laura Eckroat wants to help kids get outside.

Laura EckroatThe former teacher said today’s youth enjoy the benefits of advanced technology with their MP3 players, laptops and the Internet, but many are missing the fun that can found outside their door.  

By Brandolon Barnett  

What does "green" mean to you? From the opportunity for children to enjoy nature to the beauty of the smallest things around us, people who care about the environment are answering the question with entries in the 2011 Green Photo Contest by Green Source DFW. You have until the 30th to submit your entry through our Facebook page


Frisco residents concerned about lead pollution

A TCEQ public meeting in Frisco this month drew more than 60 people to discuss lead pollution coming from a battery recyling plant operated by Exide Technologies, inc. The 46-year-old plant is the only battery recycling plant in Texas.

Nov. 23, 2010

How you would you like to get a box of fresh local food each week, and at the same time, support a local farmer? Well, that is what Community Supported Agriculture is all about--and there are several CSA farms right here In North Texas!