Jan. 8, 2014

If you’re interested in saving money on your utility bill, as well as improving the environment, Plano Solar Advocates say they're here to help. The Plano group, formed in early 2012, is saving energy through solar systems and getting those systems at a discounted rate by buying as a group.  

Jan. 7, 2014

By Rita Cook 

What is your eco-friendly resolution for 2014? We contacted a few of the green folks we know in North Texas who told us about their goals or, in some cases, what they’re already doing to ease the stress on Mother Earth.

THE SHORT LIST

Jan. 6, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

Remarkable things happened on the green front in North Texas in 2013, thanks to local green movers and shakers. New green businesses sprang up while eco-activists discovered strength in numbers. Here are some of the year’s highlights: 

 

Amy Martin launched Moonlady News in the 1990s to spread wholistic green community news in North Texas.

New endeavors on her horizon include becoming a contributor to Green Source DFW.

Photo courtesy of Marla McDonald

Zac Trahan, director of Texas Campaign for the Environment's Dallas office, and Jim Schermbeck, director of Downwinders at Risk, celebrate after the Dallas City Council passed the gas drilling ordinance on Wednesday. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

Dec. 12, 2013


Oak Cliff resident and bicycle enthusiast
Joel Quintans takes a break at Rusty Tacos.



Gary Stuard of Dallas Residents at Risk speaks out against gas drilling at a Dallas City Plan Commission hearing in August.

Photos: Green Source DFW




 

Earth Day Dallas recently announced it's now 
Earth Day Texas.

Photos courtesy of Earth Day Texas.

Nov. 19, 2013


Element Hotels are geared to the eco-conscious traveler. A guest room at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport North location. Photos courtesy of Element Hotels.

Nov. 18, 2013

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