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Top 25 Greenest Cities in Texas

Posted on October 30, 2017 by

It’s easy to label certain Texas cities as either green-leaning communities or oil-guzzling metropolises. But you might still be surprised by our list of Top 25 Greenest Cities in Texas. That’s because we dug deep, using greenhouse gas emissions, LEED building certification, and public transportation data to rank Texas cities, which resulted in some intriguing [...]

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Hurricane Recovery and Safety Tips

Posted on September 19, 2017 by

After so many days preparing for a hurricane, once the winds have died down and the water has receded, we often don’t know how to start the cleanup process. The aftermath of a hurricane can be just as dangerous as the storm itself. While tree branches and debris are no longer projectiles, they may now [...]

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Flood Safety Tips

Posted on September 14, 2017 by

Floods are one of the most costly and destructive natural disasters. A tremendous threat to both human life and property, floods occur in nearly every part of the world. Fast-moving flood waters are dangerous and unpredictable. Floods don’t have to be as severe as those in Mumbai or Houston to damage property and threaten lives. [...]

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Delicious Dinners That Are Quick, Easy and Eco-Friendly

Posted on September 5, 2017 by

Kale salad?!  Again?! You don’t have to eat three meals of raw kale a day to enjoy a delicious, eco-friendly diet. Eating food that’s good for Mother Earth can be quite a tasty endeavor. The good news: You don’t need all night to whip up a dinner dish that pleases the planet. When cooking at [...]

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Your Green Labor Day Soiree

Posted on August 29, 2017 by

For many, Labor Day (whether you spell it with a “u” or not) marks the unofficial end of summer, the start of school days and busier schedules.  Labor Day also serves as a day of recognition of workers and all those who contribute to the nation’s strength, prosperity and well being. If you’re planning a [...]

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Green Lunchbox and Snack Ideas

Posted on August 14, 2017 by

  Last week on the Eco-Centric blog, we doled out a few of our favorite tips for sending your kids back to school sustainably, setting them up for their greenest year yet. One of our suggestions was to pack their lunch in a reusable bag, utilizing reusable sandwich bags, jars and containers for their meal. [...]

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Eco-Friendly Back to School

Posted on August 7, 2017 by

Summer is drawing to a close and it’s about that time…to head back to school! Whether you’re bummed out about the end of summer, or thrilled that your kids will be out of your hair – er, embarking on their next academic journey – make sure you’re sending them back to the classroom with plenty [...]

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