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    Green and beautify your indoors with succulents

    Succulents are a low-maintenance indoor plant that needs only filtered sun and modest watering.
    Succulents GRN pix

    A guide to trash and recycling in Addison

    Find everything you need to know about trash pickup and where to recycle.

    Save electricity and cut costs with LED lights

    Philips LED 65 watt promo imageIf you’re still converting your old incandescent bulbs over to CFLs, you can stop now, and move directly ahead into LEDs. They’re dimmable, pleasant, energy-efficient, long-lasting and finally, affordable. (And we tested some to make sure.)

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    How Texas became the national leader in wind power

    Wind Tower 2013Texas leads the nation in wind power capacity, and could see wind energy grow on the grid now that the state has connected its windy Western half to the urban centers that use the most power. Warren Lasher, system planner for ERCOT and the keynote speaker at the Earth, Wind and Fire Energy Summit this past weekend, explains how wind came to play a bigger role on the Texas grid.

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    National Drive Electric Week will highlight EVs at DFW dealers

    Volts and Leafs at Plug In America 2012Are you dreaming about owning an electric car? You can try one out for real at DFW’s National Drive Electric Week events, coming up Sept. 15-20. Several dealerships are planning events around the EV celebration, and EV owners will be stepping up to give you a test ride.

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    Current Conditions in Addison, TX
    Water Restrictions: Stage 1 Restrictions

    Welcome to Addison Green

    The Town of Addison City Council, City Manager and Town staff are committed to taking action to make Addison a leader in sustainable development and operations that protect and enhance the Town’s quality of life.

    >> Read more about our sustainability commitment

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    Fluorescent light bulbs use 70% less electricity than regular light bulbs, give off five times more light, emit 90% less heat and last 10 times longer. On average, a fluorescent light bulb will save about $50 in electricity costs over its life.