Sep 6 2018

City of Mansfield: Household Hazardous Waste - Mansfield

Sep 6 2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Environmental Collection Center
616 S. Wisteria St.
Mansfield , TX

The Environmental Collection Center is the City's permanent drop off facility for unwanted household hazardous materials (anything with a warning label), electronics and recyclables. This facility is operated by the City's Environmental Services Department and is open the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and the Thursday and Friday before the second Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 A full list of acceptable and unacceptable hazardous materials can be found here.

A full list of acceptable and unacceptable electronic items can be found here

A full list recyclables accepted at this facility can be found here.

Staff will be onsite to remove materials from vehicles. All participants are asked to remain in the their vehicles. Please follow the traffic flow described on the map below.

Proof of Mansfield residency is required. Driver's licenses are required.
Materials from businesses will be turned away.

 

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Turn Texas Green Reception - Fort Worth

Sep 6 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Rosen House Inn
100 W Weatherford
Ft Worth , TX

Join the Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club to support environmentally friendly candidates in Tarrant County and the surrounding area. Local and statewide candidates will chat about their pro-environment platform.

Scheduled to attend: 

Beverly Powell - candidate TX Senate District 10

Roman McAllen for Railroad Commissioner

Native Plant Society of Texas, North Central Chapter: Lichen Research Program at BRIT - Fort Worth

Sep 6 2018 - 7:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd Orchid - Iris Rm
Ft Worth , TX

Taylor Quedensley, PhD, research botanist at BRIT will speak on “Developing a Lichen Research Program at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.”

The herbarium at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas houses approximately 1.5 million botanic specimens. Recently, BRIT has added to its collection of lichen specimens, not only from Texas, but from other parts of the world as well.

Topics to be discussed include lichen biology, the distribution of lichens in Texas,and projects involving the collection and acquisition of lichen specimens through research at BRIT.

Info: Vicki Gleason, VGwriter@gmail.com