Dallas-based artist Sally Warren addresses littering using poetic images in her exhibit "Convenience Store." Opening reception May 13 from 6-8 p.m.

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Citizen and business recycling. Items accepted are: electronics (anything with a cord or battery), clothing, shoes, linens, towels, plastic bags, hangars. 

*Hazardous waste, paint, tires and glass not accepted.

 

Join the North Texas Corporate Recycling Association, NTCRA, and the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling - North Texas, STAR-NT, for this informative tour of the new FCC Environmental Services materials recovery facility, or MRF ("murph") at the McCommas Bluff Landfill.

The new facility boasts state-of-the-art technology to process and return to the market all recyclable materials from the city of Dallas as well as the cities of Garland, Mesquite, and University Park. 

Info: 817-230-8969 or [email protected]

See website for amounts and type of documents accepted.

The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association and the Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact at the University of Texas at Arlington present the 2017 DEGREES OF RECYCLING luncheon and conference. Join your colleagues at this information discussion on best practices and programs that are working to increase recycling here in North Texas.

Info: Meghna Tare, [email protected]

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Snappy Salads, the first eco-friendly salad restaurant in Dallas, will hold an electronic recycling roundup on Earth Day as a free service to the public.

Anything with an on/off switch, including computers, cell phones, televisions, and other electronic items, may be dropped off at the following Snappy Salads’ locations at the times listed:

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. -

5915 Forest Lane in Dallas

4940 State Highway 121 in Lewisville

6550 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving

5941 Greenville Ave. in Dallas

5930 W. Park Blvd. in Plano

 

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s Sustainability Manager, Cheri Chastain, will share how Sierra Nevada has been able to divert 99.8 percent of their total solid waste from landfill. Cheri will share the brewery’s 10-year journey to bring the company to zero waste, the struggles and challenges that have come with that journey, and the successes that led to being the first Platinum Zero Waste facility recognized by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council. Free.

See website link.

You can also dial in using your phone

United States: +1 (646) 749-3131

We welcome your group to join us as we discuss 2017 events; plus invite you to share information about your organization. Come and join other Tarrant County non-profits interested in sharing and educating each other about environmental awareness.

RSVP to [email protected] OR [email protected]

Two-box limit for document shredding. This event is for Irving residents only, and proof of residency is required. Materials from businesses will not be accepted.

NOTE: The city of Irving no longer accepts CRT monitors or televisions.

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