Aug. 27, 2014

By Minnie Payne

Behind the scenes at the Dallas County Community College District, there’s a Sustainability Team pushing students and staff to new heights of sustainability.



Adbongo is hosting a permaculture design course at the Bar H Ranch in St. Jo from Sept. 5-20.

Permaculture is a method of agriculture designed to work in harmony with natural eco-systems.

Photo Courtesy of Adbongo.

 

Aug. 26, 2014

By Rita Cook 


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 city of Dallas Environmental Education Initiative is hosting the Recycle Relay July 12 at 8 a.m. at the Trinity River Audubon Center in Dallas. 

July 8, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Zac Trahan, director of Texas Campaign for the Environment's Dallas office, explains to the Dallas City Council in January why the city needs to ditch plastic bags. Bag makers behind him sport "No Bag Ban" shirts. Courtesy of the Dallas Morning News.

July 1, 2014  

By Rita Cook 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Dolphin Blue founder and CEO Tom Kemper launched the eco-friendly company in April 1994 selling post consumer recycled office and copy papers and envelopes, as well as remanufactured toner cartridges for laser printers, fax machines and copiers. Photos courtesy of Dolphin Blue.

June 11, 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

There are 32 eco-ATM kiosks in Dallas-Fort Worth that provide cash to users for cell phones, MP3 players and tablets, which are then recycled.

Photos courtesy of ecoATM. 

June 3, 2014

By Rita Cook 

 



Husband-and-wife team Kelly Collins and Joel Clary collaborate on the design of "JnK-Bots," made from thrift store items, for their online business called Re-Fab Lab.

Photos courtesy of Kelly Collins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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