Exploring Sustainability

Our goals for our 44th Annual Conference are three-fold: we want to celebrate and recognize the achievements of youth and community leaders (of all ages), civic groups, businesses and governments; offer an array
of educational sessions to relay pertinent, innovative approaches to
community beautification, waste reduction and litter prevention; and
provide unparalleled networking opportunities and exciting presentations
from knowledgeable experts and those with a passion for the

We are actively planning for the 2011 conference, which is scheduled June 20-23, 2011 and will once again be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin. Keep this page bookmarked, and remember to check back periodically for more information!

Now entering its 43rd year, WasteExpo is North America’s largest
solid waste and recycling tradeshow serving both the private and public sectors. Whether you come from the public sector, a small, medium orlarge private sector waste management company or a manufacturer or supplier, WasteExpo is your once-a-year event!

Description:  Registration is required as seating is
limited. NCTCOG will partner with the North Texas Corporate Recycling
Association (NTCRA) for their annual celebration of North Texas
environmental leaders and their contributions toward a more sustainable
environment in the North Texas region.

Registration for the workshop (below) is separate from the NTCRA
Environmental Luncheon. So, register for the workshop and if you plan
to attend the luncheon, please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1543130545 as A SEPARATE REGISTRATION IS ALSO REQUIRED due to limited seating.

The workshop will be presented by Science
Applications International Corporation (SAIC) formerly known as R.W.
Beck and the purpose of the workshop is to help businesses and
governments better understand the reasons for recycling and operational
issues (e.g. contamination). Modules to be addressed in the workshop

Environmental Co-op presents:
Green Business
Initiative Seminar
Protect the environment and your bottom line

Seminar topics include:
- e-waste 
- recycling contracts 
- pollution prevention 
- proprietary information paper
- recycled products 101 
- energy conservation
- and more!
When:  May 12th, 2011
8:00am- 5:00pm
Where: Kaufman County Library
3790 South Houston Street
Kaufman, TX 75142
Cost: $30 for Co-op Members
$35 for Non-Members
(lunch included)
Call 972-524-0007 or email eco@trashbusters.org by May 9th to
reserve your spot today!!

North Texas Corporate Recycling Association's

5th Annual Environmental Leaders Luncheon -

Keynote Speaker Dan Weisenbach, Owner/President of Weisenbach Recycled Products

NTCRA Member - $26

Non-Member - $31

Corporate Table of 8 - $208

An eco-conscious springtime festival designed to inspire every-BODY to move, play, integrate, breath deep, and learn through pleasure, a myriad of experiential movement modalities from yoga to tai chi o ecstatic dance, are offered to make joyful embodied living accessible and inviting to folks of all ages & all walks of life.


NOTE: Vortexes
are casual interactive areas where you are invited to join in and have
fun. Be sure to dress in loose clothes and comfortable shoes.


Conscious Movement Vortex ~ 

Benefitting Trees for Humanity


Picnic with food being offered by John Wolf


Dance begins! with DJ D-Train

(follow him @DJ_dtrain on twitter)


Tree sapling give-away to the first 50 families

Contact Monica Hochberg on monicahochberg@att.net or 214-597-6800

Earth Day Dallas hopes to catalyze a "green" movement in North Texas by staging a two-day event on April 22nd and 23rd over several city blocks in the Dallas Arts District.  We anticipate 500 civic, corporate and non-profit participants engaged in an event that will be the biggest and best Earth Day celebration in this part of the United States.  Sponsors currently include:

    * The Environmental Protection Agency
    * D Magazine
    * The Nature Conservancy
    * Chevrolet
    * Dallas Independent School District
    * Half Price Books

This will be the seminal event in an ongoing movement to showcase green business and civic efforts that improve North Texas and the lives of North Texans.  Events will focus on entertaining, inspiring and educating attendees with various ways to think, work and live green by showcasing emerging green technology and providing eco-friendly activities.

    * Up to 50,000 visitors in the downtown Arts District (accessible by DART).

STAR invites you to share your expertise and information at 

the 14th Annual Recycling & Sustainability Summit

Click Here to Submit Your Abstract or Panel Discussion Proposal Today!

Abstract Deadline: May 27, 2011

The State of Texas Alliance for Recycling presents its 14th Annual Texas Recycling & Sustainability Summit with exhibitors, speakers, and more!  Details at www.recyclestar.org.

COST: members: $325, nonmembers: $425, one-day registration with meals: $175.