Earth Day TX 2017

Exhibitor Spotlight

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Exhibitor Spotlight: National Parks Conservation Association

A National Parks ranger teaches a group of boy scouts how to build a fire at Earth Day Texas 2015. In a world focused on chasing the next best thing, it is easy to forget about the magnificent stillness of our country’s natural beauty. For nearly a century, the National Parks Conservation Association has been…

March 24, 2017 • AttendExhibitor SpotlightNatural Resources & Conservation

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Exhibitor Spotlight: One Earth Designs

Dr. Catlin Powers and Scot Frank, scientists and co-founders of One Earth Designs, set out on a trip to the Himalayas to study climate change in South Asia. However, the trip’s focus quickly shifted to the effects of indoor air pollution in family homes. The scientists’ adjustment was a result of living with a nomadic…

March 24, 2017 • AttendExhibitor SpotlightTechnology & Innovation

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Exhibitor Spotlight: My Open Road

My Open Road’s interface allows users to strengthen their social responsibility score Ready to strengthen your social responsibility score? Ready, set, download! My Open Road is a mobile technology app that can detect a wide variety of transportation mechanisms, and assign a social responsibility score to each mode of travel based on its energy efficiency. You…

March 24, 2017 • Exhibitor SpotlightTechnology & Innovation

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Exhibitor Spotlight: A Bed Over My Head Tiny House

B.A. Norrgard in her tiny house at Earth Day Texas 2015 at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. Big dreams lead to groundbreaking ideas that alter and improve peoples’ lives. B.A. Norrgard’s ambitions led her to build a tiny home, and from there her dream has grown to building a tiny house community. Norrgard’s decision to…

March 24, 2017 • AttendExhibitor SpotlightFood, Health & Active Lifestyle

Kids from summer camp examining insects and wildflowers in prairie, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, Cedar Hill, Texas, USA.

Exhibitor Spotlight: Audubon Texas

Kids from summer camp examining insects and wildflowers in prairie, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, Cedar Hill, Texas, USA. Audubon Texas is the state’s leading voice for the conservation and protection of natural resources for birds. Through the integration of science, conservation, policy and education, Audubon Texas is driven to restoring Texas’ natural ecosystems. As a…

March 24, 2017 • AttendExhibitor SpotlightNatural Resources & Conservation

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Austin Footwear Labs

In 2015, the startup Austin Footwear Labs launched their brand at Earth Day Texas. The Texas-based company produces stylish shoes made out of 50% recycled tire rubber, which creates great footwear and also keeps tires out of landfills. Their mission is to “deliver high quality products using innovative technology and materials science to offer both sustainable and…

March 24, 2017 • AttendExhibitor Spotlight

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Go Local, Go Texan

Earth Day Texas is a proud partner of GO TEXAN, an initiative that celebrates, promotes, and supports Texas grown businesses and agriculture. Visitors will have the opportunity to buy delicious local food products grown right here in Texas. GO TEXAN exhibitors will also be selling their sustainably sourced products at the event.

March 24, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendExhibitor Spotlight

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The Evolution Of Agriculture

Vertical farming, permaculture, and aquaponics are making waves in the agricultural industry. These agricultural pioneers are finding ways to feed more people with less land than ever before, creating whole ecosystems of fresh food and innovating agriculture that supports the land, rather than degrade it. Visitors to this department will be able to see the latest…

March 24, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityExhibitor SpotlightPolicy & Industry

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