The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to help businesses, organizations, and families do their part to reduce the tens of millions of tons of food that Americans throw out every year. By participating in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge, any group can fight hunger and climate change by preventing and diverting wasted food in their operations.
Obama Administration Partnering with Dallas,TX, and Other Communities to Boost Local Foods, Neighborhood Revitalization
Local Foods, Local Places encourages creative economic development in rural and urban communities in 22 states
Today, on behalf of the White House Rural Council, six federal agencies joined together to announce 27 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal initiative helping people create walkable, healthy, economically vibrant neighborhoods through local food enterprise. Under Local Foods, Local Places, a team of experts will help community members set goals and plan projects like farmers markets, local food cooperatives, community gardens, and other food-related business that can boost local economies and drive neighborhood revitalization.
Botanical Research Institute of Texas and Tarleton State University Sign Agreement Promoting Common Interests
Covers cooperation in biodiversity, conservation and sustainability
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT®) and Tarleton State University today signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) formalizing their collaboration in areas of education and research and in finding ways to jointly support their common interests in biodiversity and sustainability education.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the 15 Finalists for its 2016 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards in the five categories; Community, Destination, Environment, Innovation and People. The 15 Finalists, which were chosen after a rigorous judging process, showcase the highest level of sustainability practices within the Travel & Tourism sector.
TXU Energy Solar Advantage puts the power of the Texas sun within reach of more Texans
Bringing yet another innovative option to Texas electricity consumers, TXU Energy has announced TXU Energy Solar AdvantageSM, the market's first electricity plan that's 100 percent backed by solar power generated in Texas.
Going ‘Plant-Strong’ this January with Rip Esselstyn and Whole Foods Market
Rip Esselstyn is no stranger to a healthy eating lifestyle. The former Austin firefighter created the “Engine 2® Plant-Strong®” brand—named for his former firehouse—after promoting a plant-based diet to his colleagues.