Have you seen our new billboards? With spring in full swing, we thought it would be nice to remind everyone where trash should go… in the trash can. Our message can be spotted on billboards, local public transit and on some of your favorite online streaming networks. We know that keeping our communities litter free is about raising awareness and encouraging people to take action through initiatives like the Ten on Tuesday pledge or by joining one of our Litter-Free program for schools, businesses and neighborhoods. Help us keep the conversation going on your social channels and don’t forget to share this newsLitter with your friends.
Three eco-friendly social media accounts in DFW that you need to follow
Some social media accounts have just the right balance of motivation and tips to keep you coming back for more. We found three DFW-based that make eco-living a priority and we’re excited to share them with you.
This company specializes in building eco-friendly homes and communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. These homes have many social, economic, and environmental benefits for the people who live in them. One benefit is that the eco-friendly communities allow you to be surrounded by people who are dedicated to health and well-being! Learn more about how your home can be water, waste, and energy efficient!
This unique Dallas boutique creates handmade vegan and cruelty-free custom handbags from recycled materials. Nikki Duong Koenig, President, created her business while she was an art student at Southern Methodist University, and believes recycling is important because everything is interconnected in the circle of life. Get your eco-friendly bag today!
Rays of Bliss Life+ Designs
Amber Ray, a Dallas-Fort Worth native, prides herself in being a Green Mom by making sure that the products she and her family uses are environmentally and physically safe. Amber shares a few tips and tricks on how to live green such as avoiding harsh and hurtful chemicals in the home. The Rays of Bliss Blog also includes Amber’s honest review and experiences with eco-friendly products, natural foods, and reusable art.
Illegal Dumping is a problem but our cities have the solution
Make MARCH Matter by getting involved
What? For nearly 30 years, Dentonites have taken an active role in keeping their city clean and beautiful by participating in the Great American Cleanup (GAC). GAC is part of a national effort with Keep America Beautiful, and more than 20,000 communities take part each year. In 2017, 2,353 Denton volunteers joined together to clean up nearly four tons of litter at various cleanups held between March and May. These dedicated community members removed trash and recycling from our city’s streets, waterways, and public spaces, leaving Denton visibly cleaner and more beautiful. Pre-registration will begin soon, check their website for more details.
Where? Denton, TX
When? Saturday, March 24
What? Every year thousands of volunteers join Keep Fort Worth Beautiful to make a huge impact on communities across the city by cleaning litter from parks, right of ways, rivers and other public areas. You can join this effort by registering yourself or a group to help clean areas near you.
Choose your own area to clean or we have pre-selected areas in the City called “Cleanup Hubs” that need volunteers. Registration opens Feb. 1 and runs through Feb. 28. Please visit Keep Fort Worth Beautiful’s site to learn more and register. They supply gloves and trash bags for all volunteers who register. Event t-shirts are limited to the first 7,000 volunteers. Lunch provided at Earth Party for all volunteers.
When? Saturday, March 24 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
What? A party for all great Cowtown Great American Cleanup volunteers and green enthusiasts. Free and open to the public.
Where? Fort Worth Water Gardens. 1502 Commerce St. Fort Worth, TX
When? Saturday, March 24 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.