The 8th Annual Holiday Grease Roundup by Defend Your Drains North Texas has ended! The Holiday Grease Roundup was made possible through a partnership between the NCTCOG, the Wastewater and Treatment Education Roundtable, and American BioSource. Forty-one entities participated in the Roundup and over 70 locations were identified to drop off cooking oil and grease for free! The collected cooking oil and grease will be recycled into biodiesel or biogas, which reduces landfill w
Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities (DFWCC) completed a GIS analysis for the City of Dallas to evaluate the accessibility of existing public electric vehicle (EV) chargers within city limits. The analysis focused specifically on multifamily buildings and underserved communities. DFWCC hopes this analysis will be useful in guiding investments to fill EV charging gaps for residents throughout Dallas.
Ozone season is here, so what does that mean for you? It means it’s time to put the clean air habits you’ve learned about to use. Not sure what resources are available to help you take action during ozone season? Continue reading to learn more about clean air tips and resources as we warm up from winter. Find the Right Travel Strategy Figuring out the best way to reduce your carbon footprint while catering to your own needs can be difficult, but we’ve got some recommendations
Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about how our clean air habits can help make our impact felt this ozone season. What is ozone season you might ask? Ozone season is the period between March through November when ground-level ozone, a common air pollutant, reaches its highest concentration. Looking to brush up on your air quality lingo? Keep reading to learn more about air quality and ozone in the information shown below! What is Ozone?
As the Dallas-Fort Worth Area continues to work toward compliance with the federal government's ozone standards, there are many tools used to try to minimize the impact of transportation on the air we breathe. One of those tools is an Environmental Protection Agency program called SmartWay. SmartWay is a voluntary, public-private program that helps the freight industry reduce fleet emissions, improve fuel economy and increase energy efficiency.
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