Earth Day TX 2017

Policy & Industry

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Building A Sustainable Dallas

Leading architectural firms will be at Earth Day Texas displaying projects and visions for the future of the DFW skyline and skylines across the nation. Whether using biophilic design or restoring iconic buildings to achieve LEED standards, the organizations in this department represent the cutting edge of urban design. Architecturally curious visitors will be able to…

March 24, 2017 • AttendPolicy & Industry

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Powering The Metroplex

While a city in Texas might seem like an unlikely candidate to lead the country in clean energy usage, the EPA announced in 2015 that Dallas used more renewable energy than any other city in the country. Wind and solar energy are booming in Texas, providing thousands of jobs and economic development across the state. …

March 24, 2017 • AttendPolicy & Industry

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Renewable Energy Resources

Earth Day Texas will feature strong business-to-business opportunities for renewable energy companies. As Texas is one of the leading states for renewable energy production, a resource fair of this size and caliber will offer unparalleled networking and purchasing opportunities. Clean energy producers will have the opportunity to connect with infrastructure developers and representatives from heavy industry.

March 24, 2017 • AttendPolicy & IndustryTechnology & Innovation

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The Politics Of Resilience

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Public officials from city governments across Texas will convene at Earth Day Texas to talk about the state of the environment under their purview, share new initiatives, and answer citizen questions about creating resilient cities. 

March 24, 2017 • AttendPolicy & Industry

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Trash Talk

Did you know that landfills generate methane that is then used to generate electricity? Or recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a television for approximately three hours? Visitors to this department will find waste is much more interesting than they realized when they interact with some of the leading waste and recycling companies…

March 24, 2017 • AttendPolicy & Industry

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Urban Waters

Clean, drinkable water is readily accessible in the United States, with just a short turn of the wrist, and many of us take it for granted. Yet there is an entire ecosystem of lakes, pipes, aquifers, plants and engineering marvels making this access possible. This area will take visitors behind the scenes of water and resource…

March 24, 2017 • AttendPolicy & Industry

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Land along the Texas coast is sinking and the seas are rising, leading to rapid erosion. Annual erosion rates can run as high as 35 to 40 feet

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