environment

Dallas-Based EarthX Expands Global Reach With New Director of International Relations

by | Apr 6, 2023
EarthX, an international nonprofit committed to environmental awareness and education, has hired Juan Uriburu Quintana to strengthen its global mission and build partnerships in Latin America, in line with CEO Nathan Loftice's efforts to promote sustainability worldwide.
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Net-Zero Goal: DFW International Airport to Get Battery-Electric Buses in 2023
by | Jan 20, 2023

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will receive new battery-electric buses this year that the airport believes will help it meet its net-zero goal in 2030.

The manufacturer said the sale will be the leading edge for more sales to local and state governments wanting low- and no-emission vehicles.

The buses are being delivered by ElDorado National Inc.,...

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How Composting Saves Landfill Space and Reduces Costs at DFW Airport
by | Apr 14, 2022
Last year, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport partnered with Dallas-based Turn Compost to collect and haul food waste from terminal concessions. Since March 2021, 60 tons have been composted.

Community farms and gardens including Bonton Farms, F.A.R.M., Misty Moon Farms, and many others benefit from donated animal feed and compost.
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2021 TxN 20: Meet the Industry Leaders Pushing the Envelope for Conservation and Sustainability in Texas
by | Dec 16, 2021
Texan by Nature, a nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, named 20 “innovators, collaborators, and changemakers” to its 2021 TxN 20. The honorees—selected after independent research on more than 2000 Texas' publicly traded and private companies—span 12 industry sectors.

Among them are several Dallas-Fort Worth companies.
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7 DFW-Based Companies Land on the 2020 Texan by Nature List for Conservation and Sustainability Efforts

by | Oct 20, 2020
The Texas-led conservation nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush honored 21 companies with Texas operations that are committed to conservation. Here are this year's North Texas honorees.
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CECAP: Dallas Gears Up for Net-Zero Energy Construction
by | Oct 14, 2020
This summer, the Dallas City Council approved an environmental action plan that makes it a requirement for new commercial facilities starting in 2030.
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BPS Agriculture’s New Startup Is Using Tech to Help Farmers Reduce Environmental Impact and Stay Profitable

by | Sep 16, 2020
PureAcre, a subsidiary of Southlake-based BPS Agriculture, wants to significantly improve nutrient delivery and plant performance while solving challenges associated with large-scale farming.
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AECOM, AT&T, Toyota, and More Partner on Dallas’ First Climate Action Plan
by | Jun 10, 2020
EarthX, Public Citizen, and the University of Texas at Arlington formed the Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan's Advisory Committee, which includes Lyda Hill Philanthropies, JPMorgan Chase, and over 35 other organizations. See what CECAP's passing means for the city.
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EarthX’s First Virtual E-Capital Summit Goes Public and It’s Free (But Don’t Miss the Deadline)
by | Apr 9, 2020
The summit, which is normally invitation only, will feature climate tech innovators, virtual happy hours, and a pitch competition with prizes up to $10,000. Organizers are serious about the deadline. Sign up by April 10, 11:59 p.m.
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Toyota’s $750M Green Bond Backs Buying, Leasing Environmentally Friendly Vehicles

by | Feb 14, 2020
Toyota sees green bonds—this one being their fifth—as an important tool to fund the sale of environmentally friendly vehicles, while providing an attractive option for sustainability investors.
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NASA Taps Jacobs for Architect-Engineer Services at Marshall Space Flight Center and Other Locations
by | Dec 18, 2019
Jacobs was chosen as NASA's sole provider for environmental engineering services at multiple NASA centers and installations.
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Hypergiant’s Algae-Based Carbon Capture Solution Could Be ‘400 Times More Effective Than Trees’
by | Sep 17, 2019
The device, called the Eos Bioreactor, is one of the company’s initial efforts focused on fixing the planet’s environment problems. It captures and stores carbon from the atmosphere.
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Survey Says: For Employers, It Pays to be Flexible and Adaptable
by | Aug 21, 2019
Capital One asked 3,500 office workers—520 from Dallas—about what impacts them in workplace design and employee experience.
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