All Day Two Day Festival
APRIL 21-22


Earth Day Dallas features two days of engaging exhibits, compelling speakers, music, entertainment, food and fun for everyone. Join us April 21-22, 2012 in Fair Park to see how you can make a difference.
Mission:  Learn. Grow.

Celebrate Earth Day at this fun festival with exhibits, speakers, films, music, food & more focused on making a positive impact on our environment.

The heart of the festival is the Eco Expo, and exhibitors will use their presence to promote their achievements as green leaders, and teach attendees how to take environmentally responsible action by better utilizing available resources, switching to eco-friendly products, or joining their organizations.

In addition to the Eco Expo, attendees will have a number of educational entertainment options, which will include:

Visit environmental education booths to learn how you can lead a more sustainable lifestyle and explore Coppell Nature Park.

Enjoy a variety of crafts and interactive demonstrations at various vendor booths. Visit and learn more about CISD school sustainability initiatives, Operation Serve DFW, Project Querencia, Recycle 2 Support, Keep Coppell Beautiful, North Texas Master Naturalists, Coppell Girl Scouts, as well as City of Coppell facilities and departments.

Session on commercial building incentives for 2019 with Cary Betts, program manager specialist at Oncor.

This session will cover the following:

    •    Oncor 2019 Basic and Custom SOP incentives programs 

    •    Who is eligible for Commercial Incentives 

    •    How to participate in the program 

    •    Program process

    •    Changes to the 2019 programs compared to the 2018 programs. Including equipment eligibility and baseline changes for different measures

Hear about Texas Nameplate Company's transformation from being a water polluter to being a leader in environmental responsibility as shown by its two Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards. Also get a short summary of the November elections.

Free. All welcome.

Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

DIRECTIONS: http://www.dallassierraclub.org/page.htm?generalmeeting

The Summit gathers municipal IoT stakeholders, Federal and State policy advocates, as well as academic and industry thought leaders to address Smart Cities and Transportation strategy, deployment, operation, funding and success.

Tour the headquarters of Farmer Brothers coffee. The tour begins with a coffee tasting to start your day followed by a brief overview of their sustainability program, with a special focus on waste reduction initiatives. Farmer Brothers’ director of sustainability, Molly Laverty, will provide a tour of the offices, highlighting some of the sustainability features and conclude the tour with a walk through the manufacturing facility and talk through some of what they’re doing in production and distribution.

What is a Regional Center of Expertise? In 2003, the United Nations University’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) launched its ESD project. This program designs and implements research and development activities through a multi-stakeholder global network of Regional Centers of Expertise (RCEs). RCEs prepare local leaders of tomorrow with the tools and information they need to make smart and sustainable choices for the future.

RSVP by Feb.22: Robyn Cain at robyn@c2gstrategies.com 

Bring a bottle of wine or your favorite beverage and appetizer/chocolate to share. Parking accessible on Commerce and is free after 6 p.m.

Topic: Update on Upcoming PST Rules Package

Speaker: Lonnie Gilley, Environmental Investigator, TCEQ Region 4 Office

Women in the Environment’s annual networking breakfast. You will have an opportunity to share your story, your product, your business cards and your passion for the environment with other like-minded women (and men).  Non-members are invited, too, but only members will have the opportunity to share their information. Walk the gardens after the breakfast.