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Gas Drilling Company Recycling “Fracking” Water

The natural gas drilling process has been saddled with great debate — mainly concerning the environmental impact. But one “fracking” company is actually putting back what they take out.

10/13/2011

Bails of cardboard and aluminum cans are seen next to each other at a waste recycling facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Recycling Effort Increased By Letting Trash Comingle

If you’re one of those people who don’t think recycling is sexy the industry has a buzzword just for you – ‘commingling’. More and more folks are doing it, with the goal of diminishing the garbage stream.

10/06/2011

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

EcoWatch: The Right Way To Water Your Grass

Want a green lawn that saves water and helps cool your house even in the hottest Texas summer? We’re here to help.

09/15/2011

A woman cycles past a bicycle rack. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Golf Fans Encouraged To Pedal To The Colonial

If you’re going to the 2011 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, there’s a way to avoid the cost and hassle of parking a vehicle.

05/18/2011

In Arlington, a decades old tree was cut down so it would not obstruct the view of a new Dallas Cowboys digital sign. (credit: KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Arlington Tree Cut Down In Favor Of Dallas Cowboys Sign

A tree preservation group is outraged over a new Dallas Cowboys digital sign in Arlington. The 54×20 foot sign went up along southbound Highway 360, but a large tree blocked part of the view.

05/16/2011

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BP Building 4th Wind Farm In North Texas

BP Wind Energy has begun construction on its 90-turbine Trinity Hills wind farm about 90 miles northwest of Fort Worth.

05/04/2011

Hundreds of recycled plastic water bottles are piled up. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Dos and Don’ts Of Recycling In Fort Worth

For the City of Fort Worth it’s million-dollar problem. The city is working very hard to let people know what you can and cannot recycle.

04/30/2011

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Don’t Throw It Out – Mutilated Cash Still Has Value

It happens all the time — a $5 bill ends up in the wash, or the cash is so mangled it won’t go into the vending machine. But those bills are still worth the paper they’re printed on — if you know what to do.

04/30/2011

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How To Have A Green Home Office

In this economy, businesses are trying to cut costs any way they can. Turns out, one big way to save is by going ‘green’.

04/30/2011