It’s a routine most people are familiar with: on a designated day, we push our garbage and recycling bins to the curb or alleyway, and then a sanitation truck comes by, empties our bins, and a week’s worth of trash magically disappears from our lives.
Richland College first learned of the Green Business certification when a representative approached them from Dallas City Hall during the 2017 Earth Day Texas. Ford later contacted the city’s Zero Waste Management Department, which awards the Green Business certification.
As a result of challenging plant and market economics, Luminant is set to shutter two coal-fired power plants in Central Texas: Sandow, in Milam County, and Big Brown, in Freestone County, taking approximately 2,300 megawatts (MW) offline in early 2018.
For those unable to visit the amazing Metroplex nature trails, many outdoors destinations are perfect for a bike ride, stroll, vigorous workout or a day in the park, all accessible by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).
Guided by Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)-aligned environmental education curricula such as Project Learning Tree and Project WILD, Bob Jones Nature Center’s 2017 Eco-Explorations Camp will bridge between children and the wonders of the Cross Timbers Forest ecosystem this summer.