nonprofit green organizations and groups

Trinity Environmental Academy, a green charter school, plans to open August 2015 at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, pending approval of its charter school application this month.

Aug. 6, 2014 

Sustainable education has just taken a leap forward in the DFW area for parents wanting their children to grow up green.  

Full-time eco-activist Scott Parkin has worn many hats in the environmental movement. Currently he works for the Rainforest Action Network in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Wildplaces.Net.

July 23, 2014

Scott Parkin wants you to raise a ruckus. Maybe even break a few laws.

This year 25 U.S. high schools will be competing at the Solar Car Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway July 21-22. A two-day cross country trip to Austin follows. Photos courtesy of the Solar Car Challenge.

July 15, 2014

High school students from across the country may be modeling the cars of the future at Texas Motor Speedway next week.


The Grove in Dallas' historic West End district is one of nearly a dozen coworking spaces that have sprouted up in North Texas. 

 July 14, 2014 

Coworking spaces are popping up worldwide and North Texans looking to ditch their homes offices for shared office space will find them across the Metroplex.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The world's population is now up to 7.2 billion. Population Media Center, whose Texas headquarters is located in Fort Worth, performs outreach on issues related to population in 50 countries. Images courtesy of Population Media Center.

July 8, 2014 

By Rita Cook 


The Arlington Conservation Council shows off their solar-powered float made with recycled material for the Arlington Fourth of July Parade. Photo courtesy of Paul Knudsen.

July 7, 2014



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Texas residents can order 50-gallon rain barrels for $75 each until Sept 7 through the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth. Above, colorful rain barrels at the Common Grounds Community Garden in North Richland Hills. Photo by Karl Thibodeaux.

June 23, 2014

The Greater DFW Recycling Alliance and the North Texas Corporate Recycling Association are accepting nominations for the inaugural North Texas Recycling Awards until June 30.

June 10, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

George Bandy, Jr., vice president of sustainability at Interface, will be the keynote speaker Cedar Valley College's Sustainability Conference on June 13.

June 4, 2014

Laura McCavit of Stonewall Gardens in Dallas, worked with Tony Napolillo, Sun Club program manager, to purchase solar panels recently installed at Stonewall Gardens in Dallas. 

The Sun Club is accepting applications for its 2015 grants until June 15. 

Photos courtesy of the Sun Club. 

May 6, 2014

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