Sponsors - EDTx

2015 - EARTH DAY TEXAS SPONSORS

NBC Channel 5

NBC 5 is the NBC-owned television station serving the communities of North Texas with quality news and entertainment programming on NBC 5, COZI-TV (Digital 5.2) and online at NBCDFW.com. NBC 5 is committed to sustainability. We provide environmental perspectives to our audiences through both news and entertainment programming and incorporate Green initiatives into company operations. In 2013, NBC 5 began operating from a newly constructed, state-of-the-art media facility designed to become the only LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified media facility in the DFW market. The new facility, The Studios at DFW, will be one of the few such broadcast facilities in the country, pending final certification.

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Planet Productions

Planet's ability to take a clients vision and turn it into a spectacular event is matched by none. To take what is usually a simple one sentence exposition and form it into a fully engulfing live experience takes a special gift in which Planet's core group excels. With an ability to bring an excitement and zest to live events, Planet's shows excite and motivate rather than recite and lecture. Audience members of a Planet event always leave the show feeling as though they have just witnessed the greatest rock concert of all time.

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Sewell Automotive

The Sewell Family of Dealerships is just that - a family. And a remarkably functional one, at that. The secret is in how we treat others (and each other). We don't view ourselves as a car business so much as a service business. That's why generations of people have worked here, and even generations of customers have bought their vehicles here. We've even written a book about it - Customers For Life. Discover the Sewell experience at our dealerships in Dallas, Fort Worth, Grapevine, West Houston, North Houston, Plano and San Antonio.

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Community Waste Disposal

Community Waste Disposal is the largest privately owned waste management company in the DFW metroplex. We got that way by providing first class service and equipment for our customers.From the very start in 1984, we've worked hard to develop a reputation for reliable, on-time service, while offering one of the widest selections of hauling schedules, equipment and recycling programs in the industry.

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Breeze Energy

At Breeze Energy, we've figured out how to have our energy and our planet, too - by delivering100% pure,100% green, Texas wind energy. In comparison, our competitors are owned by companies that generate over 80% of their electricity from coal, gas, and nuclear energy. Stop by our booth at Earth Day, shoot the breeze, and see what makes us different from your energy provider.

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BNSF Railway Company

At BNSF, we believe it is good business and good citizenship to minimize our impact on the planet and to contribute to the long-term sustainability of every community we serve. Railroads are by far the most environmentally friendly mode of surface transportation, and BNSF is a leader in the rail industry for the protection of our air, land and water.

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW International Airport is the world's fourth busiest, offering nearly 1,750 flights per day and serving 57 million passengers a year. For the latest news, real-time flight information, parking availability or further details regarding the many services provided at DFW International Airport, log on to www.dfwairport.com.

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Locke Lord, LLP

Locke Lord LLP, a full-service international law firm, has an excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, with its 650-plus lawyers building collaborative relationships and crafting creative solutions — all designed and executed to meet clients’ long-term strategic goals.

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Pioneer Natural Resources

Pioneer’s dedication to leading our industry in sustainability efforts has led to the implementation of our Sustainable Development Team. The team’s role is to ensure Pioneer’s development activities are sustainable through the support of a broad perspective, comprehensive analysis and a concentrated focus on current and emerging risks, opportunities and challenges. The team uses information and knowledge gained through scientific analysis to reduce Pioneer’s impact on the environment; provide cost-effective solutions; and to educate legislators, regulators and the public in order to influence government action and enhance our community relationships.

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UPS

UPS has been carving out ways to improve efficiencies for more than 100 years. It wasn't always called being "green," but embracing social responsibility and sustainability is deeply rooted at UPS. Selecting UPS is a wise step in making your company more efficient and greener.

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TXU Energy

As the #1 choice in Texas for electricity service, TXU Energy has a long-standing history of doing the right things for our customers right when they need it. It starts with the basics — providing electricity plans with easy-to-understand terms and straightforward pricing you can count on. We believe being good a steward of the environment is an essential role to play. By making an investment in the environment we're making a promise to future generations to provide them with a healthy planet and a healthy community.

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VHA/Novation

VHA and its family of companies, Novation and Provista, are committed to meeting the highest standards of ethical conduct and fiscal responsibility. We care about the health and safety of our employees, and we foster diversity in the workplace. We are committed to environmentally sound practices and to contributing to the communities in which we live and work.

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Arborilogical Services, Inc.

For more than 30 years, Arborilogical Services has been providing expert care for trees — the environmental lungs of our planet. That tradition continues with a staff that includes 12 International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists, degreed plant pathologists, horticulturists, foresters, and a production crew of award-winning tree climbers. Arborilogical Services is proud of its long-standing commitment to community service.

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Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Sustainability is at the heart of the Coca-Cola story. Together with our bottling partners, we’ve long worked to build stronger, healthier, more active communities and advance environmental conservation. Why? Because we know our business can only be as healthy, vibrant and resilient as the communities we proudly serve.

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Green Mountain Energy

Green Mountain offers our customers the opportunity to make a difference for the environment by supporting cleaner, renewable sources of energy instead of limited and polluting fossil fuels. Sure, our customers still get reliable electricity service at competitive rates. But they also get the chance to support a company that has been 100% committed to changing the way power is made, since 1997.

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Peterbilt

Based in Denton, Texas, Peterbilt Motors Company has a global reputation for industry-leading design, innovative engineering and fuel-efficient solutions. With our full line of on-highway, vocational and medium-duty products, including alternative-fueled vehicles, a proven array of TruckCare aftermarket support programs and a respected network of independent North American dealerships, Peterbilt continues its industry leadership.

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Commercial Metals Company

Commercial Metals Company (CMC) is a global, low-cost metals recycling, manufacturing, fabricating, and trading enterprise and has been recycling scrap metal since 1915. CMC recycles approximately 4 million tons of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap annually from used rebar from buildings and roads to old refrigerators and crushed cars. We buy, process, sell and manage all type of scrap regardless of their size throughout the United States and in over 60 locations globally.

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Oncor Electric

Oncor delivers more than just electricity. Each day, Oncor helps Texans meet the challenge of rethinking energy use for greater efficiency, cost savings and positive environmental impact. For more than 100 years, we’ve built a reputation as a company that cares about our communities, whether it involves supporting the environment, promoting safety or teaching school children about electricity.

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1SolTech

1Soltech is a leading US manufacturer of quality, cost-effective solar solutions. Our low maintenance high performance monocrystalline modules are engineered for high efficiency and long life. 1Soltech products are backed by an industry leading 25 year performance warranty and a 5 year workmanship warranty. 1Soltech has the experience and knowledge that you are looking for in a solar systems partner and has participated in many Federally and Government funded projects. From large scale MW project development to OEM sourcing, we provide turn key services for all of your custom solar needs.

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Billingsley Co.

Billingsley Company is committed to responsible development that utilizes energy-saving and sustainable materials to deliver both immediate and long-term value. Our green initiatives include: -Integration of existing landscaping and low-water native plants into green spaces -Installation of lighting retrofits, energy-saving faucets, automatic light sensor and energy-efficient HVAC systems -LEED® Certification for project development managers Exceeding city building code requirements for energy consumption -Recycling programs that saved more than 83 tons of waste in 2009 -Preserving green spaces and trees Achieving EnergyStar® certification for single-family developments -Building homes with paperless sheetrock and environmentally-friendly paint and carpet products -Conserving water by watering all grounds at Austin Ranch using on-site water well -Developed the first Gold LEED® pre-certified building in Plano, Texas -Green Power Partner: EPA certification -Recycling waste from construction sites

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Living Earth

Living Earth Technology Company (Living Earth) started in 1985 with our first location in Houston, Texas. Returning tree limbs, brush, leaves and grass clippings to beneficial reuse for over 20 years, Living Earth is the largest recycler of green material in Texas. In 2007, Living Earth recycled over 500,000 tons of green material, the equivalent of taking 60,000 passenger cars off of the road for one year. We invite everyone to join us in recycling to keep our communities beautiful and preserve the environment for generations to come.

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Trinity Industries

Trinity Industries, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a multi-industry company that owns a variety of market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors. Trinity’s businesses provide capital goods and services ranging from railcars to barges, concrete to propane tanks, highway guardrail to structural wind towers, railcar parts to crash cushions, and railcar leasing and management services.

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Shraman South Asian Musuem

Shraman South Asian Museum and Learning Center Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Dallas, Texas. Its mission is to inspire people to learn about South Asia's rich culture and heritage and to encourage exploration of diversity.

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FedEx

FedEx works with its suppliers and contractors to understand the environmental impacts of the materials we use throughout our business and then works to reduce those impacts.

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PepsiCo / Frito Lay

We contribute to PepsiCo's business success by raising the awareness and contribution of Native Americans, serving as a forum for building internal and community partnerships to support environmental sustainability as well as personal sustainability.

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DART

Dallas Area Rapid Transit gets you around Dallas and 12 surrounding cities with modern public transit services and facilities designed to make your trip comfortable, affordable and convenient. Covering a 700-square-mile service area, DART offers light rail, bus, vanpool, carpool and Paratransit Service, plus the 34-mile TRE commuter rail line.

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