eco friendly

Bioplastic Product Startup lands $3.25M Seed Round

by | Feb 8, 2022
Two former SMU golf teammates hated paper straws—and got to work. In 2020, the duo launched PlantSwitch, a B2B business offering plastic alternative products with just three clients. Since then, the company has grown fast, adding D2C business and hundreds of clients that include distributors such as Sysco and Ben E. Keith.
Kimberly-Clark ‘RightCycles’ a Giraffe’s Worth of Nitrile Gloves from Dallas Zoo
by | Jul 29, 2019
The zoo estimates it's diverted over 1,000 pounds of nitrile gloves from landfills since 2018. The gloves are shipped out, recycled, and made into eco-responsible planters, chairs, and shelves.
There’s ‘Nothing Cookie Cutter’ About This Dallas Design Firm’s New-Style Home Focused Entirely on Energy Efficiency
by | May 14, 2019
Romanian immigrant Botond Laszlo made Dallas his home when he came to the United States in 2001 with only a backpack and $48. Now, he wants to change the way homes are remodeled with clean building practices.
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Frisco ISD Freshmen Win National Eco Contest

by | Jun 7, 2017
Five Lebanon Trail High School students won $30,000 in the Lexus Eco Challenge for their work turning unwanted trash into musical instruments.
Earth Day
Photo Gallery: Earth Day Texas
Whether you missed out on the world's largest Earth Day celebration or just want to relive it, we've got the inside look.
Earth Day Texas
Earth Day Texas Returns with
Eco-Friendly Message
by | Apr 19, 2017
Fair Park will be the site this week for the five-day celebration of the planet that is the largest Earth Day event in the world.
Bachelor Alum, Dallas Resident Catherine Lowe Creates Eco-Friendly Greeting Cards
by | Mar 21, 2017
Her new collection of greeting cards infuses recycled paper with wildflower seeds.

TreeHouse Store in Dallas
Moving Toward Completion

by | Feb 1, 2017
The eco-friendly home improvement store is scheduled to open in June, featuring Houndstooth Coffee and a Tesla Supercharger station.
Dallas TreeHouse: A Model of Sustainability
by | Jul 20, 2016
“We can’t totally unplug, but we have the ability to be completely off the grid,” Joseph Blalock says.