Chihuahuan Desert

Stories about the People, Plants and Pets of the Chihuahuan Desert Region that encompasses Southern New Mexico, Western Texas, and Chihuahua, Mexico.

Innovations In Sustainability: Eating our packaging?

Edible Glass

We are thrilled to report that green packaging options are going beyond recyclability to meet the sophisticated demands of eco-friendly consumers.  Is edible packaging part of our plastic-free future? With dead zones on the rise could things like seaweed packaging have a lasting effect on saving our oceans?  

Las Cruces Outreach Yields a Kaleidoscope of Ideas

Barrel Cactus at Sunset, Organ Mountains, New Mexico

We here at Chihuahuan Desert Charities are busy working with the local Las Cruces community. We are identifying key projects with huge potential to improve the economic prospects of Las Cruces residents and businesses. The two initiatives that really stand out for us are Kaleidoscope Las Cruces, and Project Mainstreet. Both organizations are headed and supported by enigmatic female leaders. Their positive impact on the lives of the people of the Chihuahuan Desert is already immeasurable and growing stronger every day.

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