By Rita Cook

For Cedar Hill resident and fashion forward artist/designer Lori Fox growing up in the Dallas suburb of Cedar Hill meant, in her words having a good childhood, adolescence and young adult life.  


Oct. 10, 2012

By Julie Thibodeaux       

The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association has recognized outstanding environmental achievement since it was founded in 1990 to promote business recycling. When the NTCRA’s annual Green 3 Awards were held on Thursday September 27 2012 at the Irving Convention Center, this was the first time the organization presented a media award.

Green Event  

By Julie Thibodeaux    

Models typically turn heads at style shows but the models at the Green Fest Recycled Fashion Show on Friday in downtown Dallas made onlookers do a double take. That was the purpose as designers showcased garments made from everything from old credit cards to discarded saccharine packages to make a green fashion statement. 

Orr Reed Wrecking Co

Aug. 26, 2012

When Dallas newest swanky hotel, NYLO Dallas South Side, opened its doors for the first time,  it included work from one of the oldest salvage companies in town, Orr-Reed Wrecking Co

“We provided most of the woodwork,” said Hannah Hargrove, who is taking over operations of the 66-year-old company from her father, John Hargrove, who bought it in the early 1990s.  

Couple says 'no' to plastic for a year

The remains of an albatross on Midway Island who died from eating plastic. Photo by Chris Jordan.

DFW cities to encourage commercial recycling

By Julie Thibodeaux

While residential curbside recycling programs have become standard for metropolitan areas across the U.S., now cities, including some in North Texas, want local businesses to do their part.

June 28, 2012

By Joe Gaines     

The City of Dallas doesn't appear to be giving up on an ordinance that would funnel all solid waste collected in the city to its landfill on its southern end.

(Photo: Some of the folks involved with Recycle Revolution, helping to make Dallas & Ft. Worth more of a recycling city)     

Thursday, May 31, 2012     

(Photo: Members of The Texas Ranger's 'Green Team')

May 25, 2012       

The Texas Rangers want to make recycling as American as baseball and apple pie.