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Jun 28, 2011
Organizing a cleanup day is an easy and rewarding way to bring the community together to spruce up the neighborhood. It may simply be picking up trash or recycling items, but this makes the environment healthier for plants and wildlife. It also reduces contamination of groundwater and makes sure trash and other harmful materials don’t [...]Read "TUESDAY TIP: Get the Community Involved!" full post.
Jun 21, 2011Read "Do You Love Trees? Check Out This Great Video from Southwest Airlines Volunteer Day!" full post.
Jun 21, 2011
Conserving water is good for the environment, and your wallet! Save water every day by waiting until the dishwasher is full to run it. Along with filling the dishwasher before running it, cut pre-rinsing your dishes before placing them in the washer. This can save as much as 20 gallons of water and tests show [...]Read "TUESDAY TIP: Fill it up!" full post.
Jun 14, 2011
We all know the importance of recycling used paper and plastic, but another way to improve and restore the environment is to also “eCycle.” Taking old laptops, computers and other electronics to an electronic recycling center can reduce mining for materials like gold and copper and help save our natural resources. It also helps avoid [...]Read "TUESDAY TIPS: Reduce, Reuse, eCycle!" full post.
Jun 8, 2011
Through its Committed to Community Growth program, TXU Energy works with long-time community partner, Texas Trees Foundation, to create healthy communities through tree planting. Together we grow and maintain the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm and Education Center, the largest nonprofit urban tree farm in the nation. Watch the video below for information about the [...]Read "Texas Trees and TXU Energy are Committed to Community Growth" full post.
Jun 7, 2011
Think twice before throwing away your left-over eggshells, coffee filters and yard trimmings. Instead, create a compost pile out of the materials for an easy way to improve the soil. Even leaving grass clippings on the lawn instead of bagging them is simple and replenishes the nutrients in the soil naturally. By combining food waste [...]Read "Tuesday Tip: Compost It!" full post.
Jun 3, 2011
Texas Trees Foundation is one of 500 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public. Our voting day is June 5 and we need your vote! It’s simple, just log in to Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/Toyota and click on the 100 Cars [...]Read "Texas Trees Foundation Needs Your Help to Win a New Toyota Truck! Vote for Texas Trees Foundation on June 5 for Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good!" full post.