Environmentally positive products

(Photo: Shopping at the Dallas Farmers Market, where beginning tomorrow, June 8, users will be able to use Debit, Credit, and Lone Star Cards to shop for fresh produce)     

By Minnie Payne     

(Photo: Some of the folks involved with Recycle Revolution, helping to make Dallas & Ft. Worth more of a recycling city)     

Thursday, May 31, 2012     

May 29, 2012   

For over 30 years, Elizabeth Dry has been an educator. She has worked in the public and private sectors at the campus, district and state levels and during this time says she has continually observed the natural engagement of all children to the environment. Through this observation, and keeping in mind the undeniable dropout rate of high school students, Dry says she decided to do something about it.

(Photo: Signage at Oddfellows, one of several local restaurants where a bike ride can now get you a discount thanks to the work of Bike Friendly Oak Cliff)

Published Thursday, May 24, 2012     

By Teresa McUsic     

It’s time to kick that old, energy-guzzling refrigerator out of your kitchen—and the State of Texas will give you a little incentive to help.

Memorial Weekend is the fifth annual Energy Star appliances sales tax holiday in Texas.

By Citizen Carol of Texas Vox - The Voice of Public Citizen in Texas     

May 15, 2012     

Re-published from the Pages of the Texas Vox Blog     

Jazz Under the Stars at the DMA in Dallas drew thousands in its 29 years. It's been cancelled for 2012. (Photo Credit: Margo Rey Mundo at Flickr.com/margoreymundo)

Published Thursday, May 10, 2012