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Your Health & The Reusable Grocery Bag Trap

While people might be saving the earth by utilizing reusable grocery bags, researchers found that by using reusable bags, some allow themselves to put more junk food in their shopping carts.

CBS 11–04/27/2015

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Officials: Rules Changes Have Upped Fracking Water Recycling

Oil and gas drilling companies using hydraulic fracturing in Texas say they are recycling more water than ever before thanks to a change in state rules.

02/23/2015

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Haslet Homeowners Tired Of Trash Problem

Residents of the Sendera Ranch subdivision in Haslet have had it with all the trash strewn about their streets.

11/11/2014

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When It Comes To Charity All Donation Bins Aren’t The Same

You’ve probably donated some items after cleaning out your closet. New options are popping up all over. But, the CBS 11 I-Team has learned you can’t judge every donation bin by its cover.

CBS 11–08/28/2014

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Apple Offering Free Recycling Of All Used Products

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.

04/21/2014

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No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag Ban

It may be that one day soon Dallas shoppers might not hear the question, “Paper or plastic?” when checking out at the supermarket or neighborhood convenience store. Wednesday the city council wrestled with a proposed ban meant to protect the environment.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Look Inside New Fort Worth Recycling Center

It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it! A new state-of-the-art recycling center in Fort Worth is sorting through your trash, and CBS 11 News went inside to see how it all works.

09/10/2013

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Recycling Exhibit Opens At Perot Museum

A new exhibit has opened at the Perot Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas, and it has been made entirely out of recycled materials.

06/21/2013

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Perot Museum Opens Interactive Recycling Exhibit

The Perot Museum has opened an environmentally friendly summer exhibit designed to let visitors — not museum employees — create the exhibit.

06/17/2013

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Earth Day Dallas 2013 Kicks Off

Earth Day Dallas is a two-day festival going on at Fair Park this weekend. This year’s free-admission event highlights the green lifestyle choices of North Texas residents and businesses.

CBSDFW.COM–04/20/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In DFW

Ready to do your share in saving mother earth? Take part in these DFW Earth Day Celebrations and start off spring by going green.

04/08/2013

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Free State Fair Ticket If You “Cease The Grease”

The City of Dallas is offering residents a free ticket to the State Fair of Texas, as long as you you don’t mind a little grease.

09/10/2012

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