Urban Sustainability

 

All photos depict an Austin home with permaculture features designed by John Bushe. Tonight, gardening enthusiasts and sustainability advocates can check out the permaculture features John Bushe installed at his Dallas townhome, which is for rent beginning Jan. 1. 

Dec. 17, 2014

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

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

Dec. 3, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

The Dallas Fed Ex Ground Hub, located in Hutchins, began drawing power from more than 4,500 solar panels in October. Photos courtesy of FedEx.

Dec. 2, 2014 

Fed Ex is soaking up the Texas sun at its Dallas-area facility while reducing its carbon footprint, thanks to a new solar installation. 

Dallas entrepreneur Garrett Boone is the principle investor in TreeHouse, a green home improvement store that opened in Austin in 2011. Photo courtesy of JetsonGreen.com.

Dec. 1, 2014

Above, roasted seitan, peppers and portabellas is a holiday dish recommended in Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas. See recipe.

Nov. 18, 2016

Local activists urge North Texans to let their political representatives know that the Keystone XL pipeline is part of an unsustainable future of fossil fuels. Above, protestors hold up signs at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas during rush hour in February. Courtesy of Linda Cooke.

Nov. 19, 2014

Nov. 18, 2014 

Photos courtesy of Dallas Trinity Trails.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Nov. 10, 2014 

By Rita Cook 

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