nonprofit green organizations and groups

 

Above, Panelists Terry Kellogg and Daniel Katz with moderator Bryan Walsh, center, at the SXSW Eco conference held in Austin Oct. 7-9.

Oct. 15, 2013

By Julie Thibodeaux 

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. 

 

By Julie Thibodeaux

Green art can mean alot of different things we learned at the eco-art show held at the Addison Gallery and Artisan Center Sept 12. The show entitled Art with RePurpose, hosted by Women in the Environment, featured a wide range of artists all working with sustainability in mind.

• More than 100 charities participating in the fundraising event support environmental and animal welfare.

By Julie Thibodeaux 

Art with Repurpose: An Eco-Art Show will be held at Addison Gallery and Artisan Center, 5100 Belt Line Road, Addison, on Sept. 12.

By Julie Thibodeaux

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.   Aug. 29, 2013

Local environmental advocates celebrated at a downtown watering hole Wednesday night after the Dallas City Council finally put an end to a request by Trinity East Energy to drill on public parkland. 

Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

Environmentalists are riding a wave of optimism this week after the Dallas City Plan Commission confirmed it has included a 1,500-foot setback in the new gas drilling ordinance being drafted by the city. 

• Tree advocate James Urban is the keynote speaker at the Texas Trees Conference to be held at the Eisemann Center in Richardson on Friday, Aug. 23. 

By Julie Thibodeaux

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