Environmentally positive products

By Rita Cook


(Photo: The meditation circle at the Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, courtesy David Bethard)    

Published 12/20/2012    

Dec. 4, 2012

The holidays are a time for lots of buying decisions, which makes it a perfect time to go green. What better way than to start with the tree.

Many consumers still face the annual question of whether it is better for the planet to cut down a real tree or buy an artificial one. But Will McClatchey, vice president of research at the Botanical Research Institute in Fort Worth, said there is little room for debate—real trees are better. 

Green Products 

By Minnie Payne    

Shopping Green / Green Products   

Nov. 14, 2012

The Dallas-Fort Worth green community came out to celebrate North Texas’ green entrepreneurs when Green Source DFW hosted its 2012 Best Green Business awards this week. The reception was held Thursday, Nov. 13, at The People’s Last Stand in Dallas.   About 50 people attended the event, which included drinks and hors d’oeuvres served by the Mockingbird Station bistro.  Awards were presented by Green Source DFW  Editor Phillip Shinoda

By Teresa McUsic     

Our readers have selected the
Green Source DFW Best Green Business in Dallas / Fort Worth

Flora at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas is one five nominees for a Green Source DFW Green Business Award.      

Oct. 25, 2012

Shopping Green

By Julie Thibodeaux