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Sustainability

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Annise Parker Wins National Award for Making Houston Greener

    Getting some (wind-powered) props.​What with all the electric cars and the green municipal buildings, Houston is maybe starting to ditch its reputation for being one of the more polluted cities in the country. Of course, there's still a boatload of pollution, but at least the city government i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part II: Randy Evans of Haven

    ​Yesterday, we spoke with Haven Chef Randy Evans about his past. Today, we'll take a look at how things are going at Haven, the "Going Green" concept, and some seasonal ingredients that may be showing up on the menu. EOW: Texas Monthly just recognized Haven as one of the restaurants to watch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    SunChips Compostable Bags "Too Loud" - Frito-Lay Says To Hell with Planet

    howgreenworks.comAmerica's youth only interested in saving the planet if it's done quietly. ​ Frito-Lay first launched a new, innovative line of compost-able packaging made entirely from plants for their SunChips brand in April of 2009. Less than 18 months later, the company is returning to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Rocks Off Explains Austin City Limits' "Survival Guide"

    Mark C. AustinOne day Austin City Limits will live down last year's "Dillo Dirt" debacle. That day is not today.​This year marks the fourth year that Craig's Hlist will be covering the Austin City Limits Music Festival for the Houston Press and Rocks Off. Each year we get more acclimated to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    It's Not Easy Being Green: How Venues And Festivals Handle All That Garbage

    Marco TorresSold-out Jay-Z crowd = A lot of trash at Toyota Center.‚Äč On any given night, 18,000 to 25,000 people fill the Toyota Center, whether to watch the Rockets play or to see Lady Gaga in full regalia. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American produces more than ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    2nd Annual Earth Day Houston Festival, 5K & Green Expo

    From A (AIA Gulf Coast) to Z (Norma Zenteno), there's lots of fun at this festival

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    August 20, 2009

    Pamela Walker & Linda Walsh

    Author and photographer lead you to locally grown eats

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    April 30, 2009

    Garbage Warrior

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Houston's Code Enforcement Department Enforces Itself

    The Code Enforcement Department of the City of Houston had to do a little code-enforcing on its ownself last week.Here's how one a-mailer described things at 3300 Main: "they have been redtagged for violations  and have created havoc with some departments. on friday 4-17 a man in a wheelchair w ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    St. Patrick’s Day

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  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Downtown Has A Green Skyscraper

    There's something new in Downtown -- a building that can officially be called "green."The 33-story tower at 717 Texas (you know, the block with the Longhorn Cafe) has won LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.It received a Silver Certificate for existing buildings for doing such th ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    The Mayor's right -- Houston Is Never, Never Trendy

    Mayor Bill White got some publicity recently when he told The New York Times the reason Houston really, really sucks at recycling is because "Houstonians are skeptical of anything that appears to be oversold or exaggerated." Or things that are "trendy or hyped-up." Some Houstonians, it turns out, a ... More >>

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    April 20, 2006
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