Dallas-based entrepreneur Kat Mendenhall is launching a marketing blitz for her Texas-style vegan boots in April. Photos by Lindsey Miller.

Feb. 9, 2015

What to do when you’re a Texan looking for a cruelty-free pair of cowboy boots?

Feb. 7, 2015 

Are you looking for a unique and planet-friendly Valentine? Whether you’re shopping for your spouse, your significant other or a friend, here are some special cards that show your love for Mother Earth too.

 

 

OLD SCHOOL

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. 

 

Dallas' new bag fee law requires a five-cent fee on all single use bags. Courtesy of city of Dallas.

Jan, 12, 2014

In November, Snappy Salads began serving its guests paper straws instead of plastic versions at its seven DFW locations.

 

 

 

Dec. 8, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

Greenies know they need to shop local but when you’re strapped for time and stumped for ideas, it’s easy to resort to the big box stores. 

Here’s some eco-friendly items found at local green venues to jump start your shopping list.

Local green expert Fran Witte offers her best advice for an eco-friendly holiday. 

Dec. 3, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fort Worth-based Go Green Smokeless Oil International has created a biodegrable nontoxic motor oil. 

Nov. 10, 2014 

By Rita Cook 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Plano residents Ramon and Sandra Guerrero ensure their vineyard in Santa Barbara County, Calif., uses sustainable farming practices. Photos courtesy of Meadowlark Vineyards.

Oct. 22, 2014

By Rita Cook

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