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Texas Campaign for the Environment Strives for Zero Waste

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 Earns Gold Level Green Business Certification

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.

Compost Feeds the Soil

Here in North Texas, growing things can be difficult, whether it’s vegetables, grass or shrubs.

Taking Ownership of Our Waterways

Dallas entrepreneur and environmental activist Garrett Boone is co-founder of The Container Store and an investor in the TreeHouse home upgrade company.

Metroplex Adopts United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

North Texas institutions have recently signed on to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, starting with Dallas County Community College system-wide adoption of goals.

Texas Wind Energy Production Overtaking Coal as Plants Close

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.

Connect to Nature with DART

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).

Easy Tips for Auto Safety and Green Economy

Whether it’s upping our recycling efforts, switching to paperless billing statements or bringing reusable bags to the grocery store, improving our environmental impact can be inspiring.

New REI Women: Force of Nature Initiative

Outdoor co-op REI recently launched a comprehensive effort to advance gender equity in the outdoors, encouraging millions of its members to embrace it as “the world’s largest level playing field."

Bob Jones Nature Center Hosts Eco-Aware Summer Camp

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.

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