Julie's Green Light is a new, regular feature in Green Source DFW. This week Assistant Editor Julie Thibodeaux covers Dallas philanthropist Ariel Nessel - Pollination Project, the City of Dallas Zero Waste Goals and Fort Worth's JIm Marshall - Bluebirder of the Year 2012
Known as bcWORKSHOP, the first question might be exactly what does that mean. Translation; founded in 2005 and gaining 501(3) status in 2008, the buildingcommunityWORKSHOP located in Dallas is a nonprofit community design center with an eye toward seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design.
The holidays are a time for lots of buying decisions, which makes it a perfect time to go green. What better way than to start with the tree.
Many consumers still face the annual question of whether it is better for the planet to cut down a real tree or buy an artificial one. But Will McClatchey, vice president of research at the Botanical Research Institute in Fort Worth, said there is little room for debate—real trees are better.
Melting glaciers, devastating droughts and catastrophic storms are catching people’s attention -- even in Texas. Heeding the warnings of the scientific community, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, many North Texans are bucking the state’s loyalty to fossil fuels and joining the movement to stop global warming.