Dallas / Fort Worth Environmentalists share their eco-friendly acts of 2012

SMU Paleobotonist Bonnie Jacobs, chair of the University's Sustainability Committee, talks about supporting sustainability in higher education.

By Julie Thibodeaux

We asked the Dallas-Fort Worth green community to tell us one way they’d made the world a little greener in 2012. The answers we received were impressive -- everything from switching to more eco-friendly products in the kitchen to encouraging young people to care about the environment. Here’s how some green-minded North Texans helped the planet this year: 

GREEN HORIZONS “This year I became chair of the SMU Sustainability Committee, which gave me the opportunity to attend the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference and to partner with Groundwork Dallas and the Trinity River Audubon Center – two nonprofits that do good things for North Texas (and N. Texans), especially young people.” Dr. Bonnie Jacobs, associate professor Department of Earth Sciences,SMU.

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