The North Texas GR³een Awards seek to recognize the outstanding efforts of North Texas businesses, municipalities, schools, non-profit organizations and individuals actively working to reduce waste through reduction, reuse, and recycling.


NTCRA is pleased to announce this year’s GR³een Award recipients:

        Superior Waste Minimization: EcoLab, Inc.

        Excellence in Material Recovery: Evergreen Recycling & Disposal

        GR³een Thumb: Cowboy Compost, LLC

Clean Water Fund invites you to celebrate our Texas accomplishments and learn more about our ongoing work in North Texas at the home of Trammel Crow.

Texas director David Foster will discuss Clean Water Fund’s role in the region regarding North Texas water conservation initiatives.

Join recycling advocates at City Hall as officials consider the final adoption of Fort Worth's 20-year recycling plan. We want to ensure that the most ambitious programs, like composting in neighborhoods and restaurants, recycling for businesses and industrial operations, are included.

Public testimony is needed to remind Fort Worth city council members that we want the best programs for recycling and composting no matter where we live, work or play. You can sign up to testify at the meeting and you will have three minutes at the microphone.

Citizens' Climate Lobby's Arlington Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

This month, listen to Dr. Shi-Ling Hsu, Associate Dean for Environmental Programs at the Florida State University College of Law. He is the author of The Case for a Carbon Tax: Getting Past our Hang-ups to Effective Climate Policy

 Info: Paula Luna,

Join us for our September Dallas Central Citizens' Climate Lobby meeting at Union Coffee House. We will be in conference room B. Hope to see you there!

Women in the Environment’s annual networking breakfast. You will have an opportunity to share your story, your product, your business cards and your passion for the environment with other like-minded women (and men).  Non-members are invited, too, but only members will have the opportunity to share their information. Walk the gardens after the breakfast.

Meeting of area environmental groups, agencies and anyone interested in local environmental issues to share information. Two major agenda items: state legislative update and recycling going before Fort Worth City Council the following week.

The meeting's agenda: approval of temporary by-laws for DCGP, the formation of a by-laws committee and report of the U.S. Green Party's national convention held this past weekend.

Texas tree advocates will host a storytime at the Texas Capitol to read Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax under some of the building’s historic oak trees. Following the storytime, which we anticipate will feature lawmakers and special guests reading the book, families and advocates will deliver copies of The Lorax to key Texas legislators to urge them against stripping local governments of their tree preservation rules.

A musical tale of five children's journey to the center of the earth, where they encounter ordinary people on extraordinary quests to save the planet. $15-$50.