Nov 27 2018

City of Mansfield: Holiday Grease Roundup - Mansfield (Thru Jan. 7)

Nov 26 2018 - 12:00am to Jan 7 2019 - 12:00am
Environmental Collection Center
616 S. Wisteria St.
Mansfield , TX

Grease clogs your pipes and can even cause sewer backups. Protect your home, city and environment by recycling it during this collection event.

Follow the signs on Wisteria Street and drop off your used cooking oil at the collection station outside the gate by the dumpster.

Oil will be accepted 24 hours, Nov. 6, 2018 through Jan. 7, 2019.

Info: (817) 728-3610, or email Rebecca Sales at Rebecca.Sales@mansfieldtexas.gov

Solar Business Festival - Austin

Nov 27 2018 - 8:00am to Nov 28 2018 - 5:00pm
Sheraton Austin Hotel at Capitol Austin , TX

Solar Business Festival 2018 brings together forward-thinking experts, investors and businesses in the retail, commercial, industrial and residential industries, for two intensive days of networking, knowledge sharing, matchmaking and deal making. Attendees include manufacturers, project developers, finance providers, utilities, and C&I facility managers.

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North Lake College: Developing and Using a Social Justice Lens to Advance Sustainability in Our Community - Irving

Nov 27 2018 - 11:00am
North Lake College
5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. H200
Irving , TX

Open to students, employees and the community. 

The lecture will explore the foundational concepts of leading through a social justice lens. Dr. Hackman will discuss:

    •    The differences between "diversity, cultural competency, equity and social justice" work on our campuses.

    •    How systems of oppression work.

    •    The importance of working through a social justice lens.

By necessity, there will be some conceptual frameworks, but there will also be time for discussion and question/answer sessions.

No registration is required for the keynote.

Friends of Furneaux Creek Nature Trail: Mayor's Monarch Pledge - Carrollton

Nov 27 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Carrollton City Hall
1945 E Jackson Rd
Carrollton , TX

City of Carrollton Mayor Kevin Falconer will take the Mayor's Monarch Pledge at the November City Council Meeting.

The Mayor's Monarch Pledge proclamation will be read at the beginning of the meeting. (The time on this event is estimated for proclamation readings only.) 

Please plan to support FoFC and its involvement with the Mayor in this effort by coming to the council meeting with us. 

Meet us in the the council chambers, on the second floor of Carrollton City Hall before the 7 p.m. meeting.

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