Environmentally positive products

April 15, 2013

When well-known Dallasite Trammell S. Crow founded Earth Day Dallas in 2011, it was held in the Arts District downtown in April and drew 265 exhibitors and 48,000 visitors in the first year. The following year, the event grew, attracting roughly 58,000 people at its new larger location at Fair Park, where the event will be held again in 2013 on April 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

By MInnie Payne

Folks in and around Dallas’ Greenville Avenue, and otherwise, are now privileged to have Green Grocer (www.greengrocerdallas.com), another source of locally grown fresh organic food,  as well as, among other things, a variety of beer and wine, eggs, meat, cheeses, chocolates, and coffee.   

By Rita Cook

It’s hard  enough to open up a store and find great products to sell, but even more difficult when you set out to find products that help create sustainability and make a positive impact.

• Vegan race car driver to bring veg message to Earth Day Dallas • Fort Worth group aims to save 2,000-acre tall grass preserve 


• Shark fin ban bill introduced in Texas • Dallas couple market combo recycling bin By Julie Thibodeaux

New wheels in Cowtown • Austin-based nonprofit seeks DFW volunteers for home energy app   By Julie Thibodeaux



By Keri Houchin

Valentine’s Day is a day to show love for those around us. Treat your sweetheart to something special and show a little love for Mother Earth too. Traditional gifts are romantic, but look for these creative alternatives to make a small difference.

By Julie Thibodeaux
Julie’s Green Light: A digest of the latest green news in North Texas Feb 4, 2013.   This week assistant editor Julie Thibodeaux reports on: • Gecko Hardware to Open in Dallas • The Greener Good in Fort Worth to Close

Shopping Green / Green Living   

 A digest of the latest green news in North Texas  This week assistant editor Julie Thibodeaux reports on Rockwall Fifth Grader's Business Funds Conservation• Dallas Promotes Green Day of Service • Former Austin Mayor Kicks off Speaker Series