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Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) volunteers are staying active by participating in projects they can accomplish without gathering in large groups. One example is KIB’s No-Sew Blanket Project, where volunteers work individually, in small groups or as families. Recently, 18 members of the Dawoodi Bohras... - October 23, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
California firm turns hotels into apartment complexes to address hotel oversupply and gentrification. - October 22, 2020 - Vivo
Food Waste Weekend relaunched as Faith Fights Food Waste Enabling Clergy of All Faiths to Give Food Waste Sermons Throughout Year - October 18, 2020 - AmpleHarvest.org
Acosta Cares volunteers, Acosta Marketing employees, as well as employees from Mosaic Sales Solutions joined Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the City of Irving Parks and Recreation arbor team Oct. 9 to plant native trees at Bird’s Fort Trail. The group of five volunteers provided twelve hours of... - October 16, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The Trash Bash is typically the largest volunteer event of the year for Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB), with hundreds of people gathering in one location for a cleanup. The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated some changes to that plan, but did not stop the 29th annual event from proceeding. The event became... - October 03, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The 1000 Mermaids Project is a public art installation created in conjunction with Reef Cells that will serve as an underwater eco-friendly destination for tourism off of South Florida’s Coastlines. - September 24, 2020 - Ocean Rescue Alliance
Launching on Tuesday 15 September, a Global Art Fundraiser "LYCAON – Artists for Painted Dogs" features over 30 international artists and photographers, who have come together to raise awareness and funds globally, for the endangered African Painted Dog (aka Painted Wolves or African Wild Dogs). A century ago, approximately 500,000 Painted Dogs roamed the African continent. Less than 6,600 including around 700 breeding pairs, remain in the wild today. - September 15, 2020 - Artists for Painted Dogs
World Rivers Day 2020, set for September 27, commemorates the many values of rivers and encourages river stewardship and conservation around the globe. This massive worldwide event involving up to 100 countries has its roots in British Columbia Rivers Day which celebrates its 40th anniversary. - September 14, 2020 - World Rivers Day
AmpleHarvest.org announces the appointment of Mike Sutterer, CEO of Bonnie Plants, to its Board of Directors. - September 02, 2020 - AmpleHarvest.org
Utilizing the open-air Day Camp Building (8 garage doors,12 windows and ceiling fans to allow fresh air to flow throughout the building), College Settlement will embark upon this new program beginning September 14th and ending November 20th in hopes of assisting families in need. “Our 5, 3 and 2 day sessions are available to provide support to essential workers. - August 22, 2020 - College Settlement of Philadelphia
The agricultural project will compete for global winner as one of the world’s most ambitious and innovative projects to fight climate change. - August 18, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently was recognized by the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) North Texas Chapter with Honorable Mention in the “Outstanding Public Outreach Program” category. A virtual awards ceremony was held Aug. 13 to honor the award winners in all categories,... - August 15, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The group and nonprofit have partnered to bring state-of-the-art water treatment technology to locations throughout the State. - August 13, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
The Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) annual Mayor and KIB Awards event was held virtually and streamed on YouTube Premiere Aug. 3. Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) edited videos of all the winners and presented a finished product, which was as close to the live event as possible.
Mayor Stopfer... - August 07, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Summers for Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) are usually filled with projects where they work with a variety of volunteers from corporate, faith, civic or youth groups. This year the KIB staff has stayed busy by adjusting their schedules to a new parameter and working with City of Irving staff instead of... - July 26, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as its newest innovator member. The startup will join over 200 forward-thinking companies in engaging with leaders around the world to build tools and expertise that advance... - July 09, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
Nonprofit strives to help students in at-risk schools learn more about the environment. - July 08, 2020 - Green Up The Planet
Destination AMA and THE Home are joining forces and taking action to heal the broken system by offering everyone to take part in creating a circular and climate-positive world. They are inviting fashion brands, independent fashion designers, artists, and anyone who simply wants to create, to bring life to unwanted and pre-loved items by turning them from trash to treasure. - July 06, 2020 - THE Home
THE Home, a 501c3 non-profit organization, based in Los Angeles, CA, is creating a network of Regenerative Farms and Permaculture Gardens that will serve as healing and educational centers for anyone in need. Being focused on displaced populations, it will provide all the residents with holistic health care and necessary skills to take on future "green" job opportunities. - July 03, 2020 - THE Home
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) welcomed its first group of volunteers in several weeks to participate in a beautification project on May 27 and June 19. Members of Girl Scout Troop 6458 became the first volunteers to join KIB in a service project since the COVID-19 disaster mandates.
In the first project,... - July 01, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
A Pennsylvania Summer Camp with 100 years of experience has adapted to the challenges presented by Covid-19 by offering personalized experiences for small groups and an on-line Campfire Channel. - June 27, 2020 - College Settlement of Philadelphia
Global Advanced Training and Educational Trust (GATE Trust) is an academic institute and its unit Institute of Solar Technology (IST) and Academy of EV Technology (AEVT); India top Entrepreneurship Development Institute.
Institute of Solar Technology (IST) is a well-known solar training institute in... - June 26, 2020 - Institute of Solar Technology
Even though the pandemic pressed the pause button for the world, Balaka B. Ghosal recognized this time as the right juncture to pivot into speaking. She voices the need for effective communication to popularize eco-friendly businesses in society. Speaking from virtual, global stages, and working on her upcoming book, Balaka is working on bringing Circular Economy to the centerstage. - June 18, 2020 - The Green Writer, LLC
My Flood Risk Tool Uses Hurricane Data to Determine Flood Risk.
Do you know how susceptible your area is to hurricanes? The answer may surprise you. www.myfloodrisk.org, a free true flood risk website, has created a tool that shows how many hurricane eyes have passed within 100 miles of your property... - June 17, 2020 - My Flood Risk
The land will eventually be sold to the National Park Service to add to the national park system. - June 13, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
The land is located within the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. - June 12, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
Members of Irving-based Girl Scout Troops 6458, 2871 and a University of Dallas (UD) student participated in the Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) “No-Sew Blanket Project.”
Following social distance guidelines, KIB provided blanket kits for the volunteers to take home and complete. As an extra... - May 28, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
As part of its B Corp mission to help advance the climate-smart agriculture trend, Locus Agricultural Solutions (Locus AG) has hired Shane Head as its new Vice President of Environmental Platforms. Mr. Head will oversee crop and international expansion of the CarbonNOW program that delivers agronomic and ecosystem benefits. - May 23, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
Kenny Chesney and No Shoes Reefs partners with the Reef Ball Foundation to preserve, protect and restore the marine environment for the benefit of future generations. - May 21, 2020 - Reef Ball Foundation
Locus AG was one of the three top-scoring companies at this year’s IGF and recognized for its soil “probiotic” technology that addresses food security and climate change. The judges were impressed with the company’s business model and the impact that its agtech solution can make on sustainable farming. Locus AG was one of 40 cleantech startups that pitched innovative technologies and disruptive business solutions to a panel of investor and industry expert judges. - May 15, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas awards honor products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet. Locus AG's CarbonNOW program is an innovative idea that is already helping to solve the interrelated challenges of climate change and food security by monetizing carbon farming and driving adoption of its global award-winning, non-GMO, microbial technology that boosts crop yields and nutrients. - May 01, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
Elizabeth Guthrie graduated from the UF/IFAS Natural Resources Leadership Institute. - April 23, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
Locus AG is calling for nominations of farmers that are making a positive impact on their communities and the environment during the coronavirus pandemic. Individuals that are chosen as Earth Day 2020 Hero Farmers will receive free healthy soil treatments that can boost yields and revenue, and reduce their operating costs and carbon footprints. - April 22, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
The City Commission voted unanimously to contract with the nonprofit for the Turnbull Creek Preservation Program. - April 22, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
Funding is through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program - April 18, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
Responsible Policies for Animals urges five top officials to inform the public about the root cause of COVID-19: the meat delusion. - April 17, 2020 - Responsible Policies for Animals
Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) recently named Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation granted to 57 affiliates of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates.
Since 2004, KTB’s Gold Star Affiliate recognition rewards communities who have gone above and beyond the non-profit’s... - April 16, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i Faith of Irving is the most recent group to participate in the Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) “No-Sew Blanket Project.” Eight Baha’i Faith volunteers worked in different locations to make eighteen blankets, for a combined 40 hours of service. - April 11, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The organization has repositioned some staff to accomplish more. - April 09, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG), an agtech B Corp™ dedicated to leading the climate-smart agriculture trend, has hired Grant Aldridge as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Agribusiness veteran, Aldridge will lead company growth and accelerate industry adoption of carbon farming practices. - April 02, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
Home Gardeners Can Assist Food Pantries Experiencing a Surge of Need Due to Crisis. - April 01, 2020 - AmpleHarvest.org
These highly effective, inexpensive and stable microbes can have a major impact on reducing methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is rising and threatens the chance to avoid catastrophic climate change. Locus Fermentation Solutions identified the organisms and is six months away from commercializing and scaling a patented, scalable direct-fed microbial solution that can be easily added to livestock feed. - March 26, 2020 - Locus Agricultural Solutions
On March 7, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) mascots Kirby the Toucan, Buddy the Blue Bag and Litterbug visited Irving’s Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson St. The mascot trio performed an educational skit about the benefits of recycling and taking care of our environment.
The Heritage Senior... - March 13, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
National Mill Dog Rescue is celebrating the rescue of their 15,000th dog this Thursday as they return from their most recent rescue. The public and media are invited to NMDR’s location in Peyton on Thursday to help welcome the 15,000th rescued dog since 2007.
Visitors will have the opportunity... - March 12, 2020 - National Mill Dog Rescue
Employees from the United Parcel Service (UPS) Red River District partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) to add a fresh coat of paint inside the Senter Park Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter Road.
The group of nine volunteers spent a total of 31.5 service hours painting columns, a wall in the common... - March 08, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The private timberland company has offered to sell a conservation easement within this critical wildlife corridor. - March 01, 2020 - North Florida Land Trust
Employee volunteers from the Irving Whole Foods Market joined Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for a beautification project Feb. 20. Joined by a student from the North Lake College Service Learning program, the group painted the hallway and kitchen of the Senter East Community Building, giving sixteen hours... - February 26, 2020 - Keep Irving Beautiful
One of the nation’s largest flood-only insurance agencies, National Flood Insurance, LLC, has teamed up with My Flood Risk to make it easier than ever for consumers to obtain flood insurance pricing, with nearly instant flood insurance quotes for some flood zones.
Last fall, a group of flood experts... - February 20, 2020 - My Flood Risk
Charlie, a 4-year-old little boy from Troutville, VA, received a very special delivery today of his very own Service Dog from SDWR. Charlie’s service dog, Onyx, will be able to accompany him everywhere thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Charlie’s parents are looking forward to... - February 16, 2020 - Service Dogs by SDWR
Thanks to the generosity of an individual donor, the award-winning, nature-based Nature Preschool at Irvine Nature Center will now offer tuition assistance to families in the greater Baltimore region. - February 12, 2020 - Irvine Nature Center