Women in the Environment is hosting is this tour of the only net-zero energy school in Texas and the largest net-zero energy school in the U.S. Meet at Spring Creek Barbeque, 3514 West Airport Freeway, irving, for lunch at 11:45. Meet at the Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, 3601 Pioneer Drive, Irving, at 1:15 p.m. Parking is in the front (south side) of the school. Enter through the main doors on the south side of the building. All visitors must bring valid photo ID (drivers license) to be processed through the school’s security system prior to the tour. For more information, contact Fran Witte at 972-742-2296.

Event hosted by the Women in the Environment.

A celebration of the founding of Social Venture Network in 1987 by entrepreneurs and investors, many who comprise today's certified B Corps. Join Nathan Joblin of Social Venture Network, Andy Fyfe of B Lab and Dallas business leaders interested in the sustainability movement for light hor d'oeuvres, networking and good conversation. Learn how the generous support of SVN's community of values-aligned leaders can be transformative as you scale your social enterprise and how B Corps are redefining success in business and how your business can become a B Corp.

Prospective SVN members, certified B Corps and their guests are encouraged to attend. Note: registration is inclusive of refreshments and parking. Cash bar will also be available. Admission: $20-$25.

Tour at Dallas-based textile recycler WORLD WEAR PROJECT starts at 10 a.m. Free/members, $10/nonmembers. Networking lunch at Chili's at 2222 West Northwest Highway follows tour. Hosted by Women in the Environment. Register at: eventbrite.com/event/4850597267. READ the GREENSOURCEDFW.ORG article about WORLD WEAR PROJECT: http://greensourcedfw.org/articles/dallas-based-company-recycles-clothin...

Eileen Birnbaum worked in the legal field for 27 years before begining the World Wear Project, LLC 2 years ago. Through her efforts, this business has been a force not only for landfill diversion, but distribution of clothing resources and fund raising for schools, religious institutions, community organizations and a variety of other nonprofits. Hear her story, get educated about opportunities to further reduce our landfill contributions and grab some lunch from the Texas Harvest Pie Company.

Pop-Up Market at the Eco-Op
5-8 pm Wednesday, June 27
Dallas Eco-Op 
1037A Shoreview Dr, Dallas
Confirmed vendors:
Worm Ranch  * Savoy Sorbet * Wackym’s Kitchen * Texas Olive Ranch  * Honeybee Guild * Calais Winery * LaGrange w/ Deep Ellum beers * Paul Quinn Farm * Make Scents (candles) * Sacred Heart Soaps  *  Noble Coyote Coffee  *  GROW North Texas  *  Recycle Revolution * Clean Air Lawn Care *  and others to be announced

Please join us for a lively presentation and discussion...Sun., June 3rd, 7:00, Central Market - Lovers Lane

Alternate Finance, Banking & Commerce in a Post-[   _____]_Metroplex

- Central Market - Lovers Lane & Central Expwy - Dallas

- 7:00 - 8:30 plus discussion - but come early for dinner/dessert/coffee at C/M

- Speaker is Dick Pierce, PC Instructor, of the Austin Permaculture Guild

- Bring friends, neighbors, and other folks that you care about. This is an entertaining and thought-provoking talk about what is changing, needs to change, will change in DFW lifestyles, business, commerce in the post-__[everything]___ era just ahead - environmentally friendly/caring, local community, local businesses and products, more sustainable, less oil/less transport, more self-reliant, more fun...

May 18 – Collective Impact    

Panel Featuring Susan Hoff of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Regina Nippert of the Center on Communities and Education at Simmons, Todd Williams of Commit!, and Danny Henley of the Zero-to-Five Funders Collaborative   

Stanford Social Innovation Review’s 2010 feature, “Collective Impact,” asserts that large-scale change requires broad, cross-sector coordination.  Dallas is home to several such programs who share the ambitious mission of improving student educational achievement.  DSVP will assemble a stellar panel of local thought leaders, including Susan Hoff of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Todd Williams of Commit!, Regina Nippert of the Center on Communities and Education at Simmons, to discuss how this model is impacting our region.

Tickets $50.00

http://dsvp.eventbrite.com/

http://www.dsvp.org/p/sils


May 5th, from noon to 5 pm. 

We help you protect the environment by keeping electronic waste materials out of landfills and putting them back into the manufacturing process to make new products. Drive up and our team will unload your items for recycling. There are small fees for monitors and TVs .click here for more information.

Local  and organic meat, dairy and produce vendors offer their wares from 8:00 a.m. until noon every Saturday at Chestnut Square and from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. every Thursday at Adriatica in West McKinney. Market vendors also offer sauces, pasta, baked goods, wine and flowers!

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