April 23, 2015

Stephen Sturdivant, Region 6 contact for EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge, will be speaking at Earth Day Texas on Saturday, April 25, at 5:15 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Above, produce rescued by FoodSourceDFW.

April 21, 2015 

By Julie Thibodeaux

 

Our thanks to Memnosyne Board Member Gregory Gomez for this video, which features his son Itsa-Lichii Gomez

What If Our Trash Followed Us? Actors: Itsa-Lichii Gomez & Megan Lovato; Director & Photographer: Melissa Francis; Producer: Cameron Townsend; Music: Eileen & the In-Betweens. 

 A Fort Worth group known as Bring Your Bag, Fort Worth is actively promoting reusable bag use. An information meeting will be held Jan. 27 at 5:30 pm in Fort Worth. Photos courtesy of Bring Your Own Bag, Fort Worth.

Jan. 27, 2015 

Jan. 13, 2015

By now, we should all be using reusable bags on at least some of our shopping sprees. According to WorldWatch.org, Americans reportedly throw away 100 billion plastic grocery bags every year.

As of this month, Dallasites are no doubt becoming more motivated to use reusable bags, thanks to a single-use bag fee that went into effect Jan. 1. 

Dec. 29, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

Here's a look back at some of the top environmental stories in the Dallas-Fort Worth region in 2014. 


JANUARY

WILD CHILD

Bike gear magnets are some of the gift items that Re-Geared staff create using recycled parts at the Grapevine shop. Photos courtesy of Re-Geared.

Nov. 17, 2014

Nov. 3, 2014

Video by Marshall Hinsley

Watch a 3.39 minute video about UTA's compost program:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The DFW chapter of Bicycles for Humanity is collecting 500 bikes to ship to Africa in 2015, where many residents will use them as their primary means of transportation. Courtesy of Bicycles for Humanity.

Oct. 28, 2014 

By Rita Cook 

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