Recycled Cardboard French Café Playhouse

 By Rita Cook      
  
When it comes to a kid’s imagination there’s nothing like a playhouse to get the creative juices flowing.  But not just any playhouse in this case, instead a playhouse using recycled paper and cardboard, which London transplant and now 14-year Dallas resident Katie Fagelman says she actually came up with on a whim.

By Rita Cook    
   

Dallas - Fort Worth Holiday Green Gift Guide

By Julie Thibodeaux    

By Theresa Mioli    

   Nov. 11, 2011

When Fort Worth photographer Karl Thibodeaux is out taking pictures of a street scene, he doesn’t mind when a weed gets in the lens. Conversely, when he’s shooting a picture of a tree and a powerline jutts in the frame, he prefers it. 

By Brandolon Barnett     

A conversation with Janette Moneer, President & CEO of Texas Trees Foundation on the state of Texas Trees after this summer's record drought and some of her organization's greatest accomplishments.

K-News - An eBlast of Fresh Air

 "A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill." -Robert A.Heinlein, science-fiction author (1907-1988)  - Favorite quote of Kathleen Matusmura. 
  
By Kristy Alpert
    

When the votes came in for Kathleen Matsumura’s second round at running for Farmers Brach City Council, this 63-year-old activist knew it was time to take matters into her own hands when it came to influencing her community.
   

Nov. 7, 2011

Photos from Sustainability + Me! reception sponsored by Veev Acai Spirits.


By Holly Haber  

The Net Zero Energy Home of Tomorrow shown at the State Fair of Texas this year was a fully furnished model home.  It has all of the features that you might expect: solar panels, solar hot water system, LED lights, energy efficient appliances, and a smart heating and cooling system. Net Zero means that it produces as much energy as it uses.

Live Green Plano Fashion Part 2 - Trashion

By Rita Cook    
    

Oct. 31, 2011
  

For years, wind power has stirred up controversy for its deadly effect on birds, but now researchers are concerned about its fatal attraction to another critter on the wing — bats.

Dr. Amanda Hale, Courtesy of TCU.

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