Recognize the bridge? Some called it a bridge to nowhere. Brent Brown, speaking at the 2011 North Texas Sustainability Conferece, is one of the people trying to change that with more sustainable design
By Brandolon Barnett What do words like “green”, sustainability or the environment mean to you? This is the theme for our first photo contest! Our goal here at Green Source is to strengthen the green community of North Texas. One of the best ways to do this is to share perspective not only through news-stories but through images and video.
Cowtown is a little greener these days, thanks to Liz Johnston.
The 29-year-old Fort Worth native said growing up she’d never been particularly eco-conscious but her priorities shifted when she became pregnant with her first child. As an expecting mother, she became vigilant about what she ate, cleaned with and put into her home. Her concern was not only for her unborn daughter’s health but for the world she would inherit.
For 35-year-old Dallas recycle artist Angela Mosera the art she creates from antique broken watches and a medley of other recycled items is her way to give back. Retooling the watch pieces into necklaces, earrings and even cuff-links, she also makes wine charm sets out of scrabble pieces and purses out of old wooden boxes.
How much do your children know about
green living -- here are some simple ways to turn an eco-friendly education
Instead of spending time doing the same
old activities with your children this summer, get outdoors and teach your
tykes a little about the earth. Not sure where to begin, here are a few ideas
to get you started.
Perhaps you've just started composting. You're dumping leaves and grass clippings into a corner of the yard regularly, but you just haven't got into recycling the kitchen scraps. After all it can be annoying to have banana peels, coffee grains or vegetable trimmings sitting out until it is convenient to take them outside.