Whether it is strategic marketing or public relations, conveying a message to customers and constituents has become a complex endeavor. This course demonstrates how to reach your target audience using sustainable strategies, as well as how to purposefully disseminate information about sustainability. Sign up today to increase your knowledge in:

Marketing Myopia / Greenwashing / Marketing Innovation / Social Media and Creating a Conversation / Engagement (Case Studies). 


Join other eco-friendly folks in a casual atmosphere. Info:  Alana Presley at alana.presley@gmail.com

UPDATE: This month's gathering is cancelled due to weather hazards.

Dallas County Community College District hosts this environmentally-themed event at North Lake College, featuring break-out sessions and a green expo. Permaculture expert Toby Hemenway provides this year's keynote address. Lunch provided. Screening of the documentary Arise at 1pm. Free.

Dallas County Community College District is currently seeking innovative presentations and poster sessions for the 2014 Sustainability Summit, April 16, at North Lake College. The presentations will encourage sharing and rich discussions for an audience that includes faculty, staff, students, local business and industry and the general community. Topics of interest may include (but are not limited to) permaculture, green curriculum, LEED vs . Green Globes and environmental justice.

Please note: You may be contacted to edit or modify your submission based on content or space limitations.

The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to Friday, Jan. 31.

You will receive notification about the status of your proposal no later than Feb. 7. Proposals should be submitted by completing one of the attached forms and returning to:

Info: William Videtto Administrative Assistant, Business Services, North Lake College, 972-2733390, wvidetto@dcccd.edu


Festival hosted by the city of Plano at the Shops at Legacy features speakers, demonstrations, hands-on activities, entertainment and a green art show.

New this year, butterfly bike rides from the Austin Bike Zoo. There will also be a mountain bike track and an instrument petting zoo. 


Join UNT Sustainability at this premier networking event for professionals in the DFW Metroplex. Ticket price includes refreshments and one free drink from select menu. $15.

The 2014 Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards are presented by the Memnosyne Institute to recognize people and groups in the DFW area for their exceptional leadership in the enhancement and protection of the environment. There are five categories:

  • Grass Roots Non-Profit Group or Organization
  • Volunteer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental Non-Profit Professional (for example, executive director or city employee )
  • Business / Corporate Environmental Professional (individual)

    Nominate Now 

The grass roots non-profit organization or group selected will receive a $500 contribution. In the other four categories, $250 will be donated to the nonprofit group of their choice.

Join Women in the Environement to celebrate a new year. Bring a guest who joins WE that night and both will be entered into prize drawing. Renew or join by Dec. 31 and save $5. Join here:  http://tinyurl.com/JOIN-WE-NOW

A luncheon presented by TREIA, featuring recognized industry analyst and visionary Paula Mints. $40-$55.

Panel will discuss how organizations define sustainability, the processes they use, the outcomes they expect to achieve and the tangible and intangible benefits of their respective sustainability strategies. 

Featuring Garrett Boone, co-founder & chairman emeritus of The Container Store and
Investor in Treehouse; Nathan Loftice, sustainability leader for FedEx; and Nelly Rocha Andresen, vice president of Quality Environment, Health & Safety; and senior cCorporate counsel for eRecyclingCorps. 

Free.  Includes continental breakfast.

The Haggar University Center is in Building #4. Free parking in lots A & B: Campus map.