The Green-Off contest, hosted by the city of Fort Worth, kicked off last week.


Photo courtesy of Keep Fort Worth Beautiful









Republic Services' new 90,000-square-foot facility in Fort Worth processes 500 tons of recyclables a day.

Watch a video of the sorting process.

 

 

 By Rita Cook   

Antoinette "Toni" Andrukaitis of McKinney says her art naturally developed an eco-friendly slant because she has always been the kind of person who has recycled and repurposed.  

Oct. 20, 2013

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by
Karl Thibodeaux and Phillip Shinoda.

Above, Eddie Lott, cofounder of Recycle Revolution, will be collecting recyclables and food scraps at the Texas Veggie Fair Sunday, Oct. 20. Photo: Marc Lee.

Oct. 16, 2013

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 

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