Mark your calendar for Green Day
on October 6. We’re teaming up with Project Green and other Green
Organizations who will be onsite with tips on how to green your home,
product information and displays. included with Fair admission: $13.95/adult; $10.95/child for Advance General Admission.

Come celebrate Cedar Hill “Growing Green” at the Music in the Park Concert.

The concert will feature the nationally acclaimed “Vocal Trash”.  This is a high energy band that puts the fun into recycling and uses instruments recycled from trash.

The admission is free.

Besides great music, there will be environmental booths and demonstrations, recycling information, the Adopt-A-Park/Adopt-A-Trail kick-off, food and opportunities to learn how Cedar Hill is “Growing Green”.

 On-site paper shredding
will be available for $5.00 per box* from 6:00-7:00pm. Bring your
documents in boxes, bags, whatever you like and there is no need to
remove paper clips, staples, etc. Any quantity welcome! *A standard box 15"x12"x10" or Kitchen Trash Bag holds 35 lbs.

Bring your lawn chairs, come early, celebrate “Green” and enjoy the concert!

TCE is throwing an exciting party at Highland Mall
in Austin to celebrate Texas Campaign for the Environment’s 20 years of
protecting our air, water, land and health – and you’re invited to join
the party or become a sponsor! The celebration will be TCE’s first-ever Trash Makeover: Fashion Reuse Challenge. Judged by a celebrity panel with Liz Watson serving as emcee, local designers will compete with each other by creating fashions comprised of recycled materials. The VIP reception begins at 6 pm and the main event is from 7 to 9 pm in a former clothing store on the lower level of the mall.

Click here to sponsor the event or to purchase tickets. $50/person Admission

If you are unable to attend but want to be involved, please consider giving a 20th Anniversary contribution.

The Trash Makeover will be a Zero Waste event - at least 90% of discards will be reused, recycled or composted.

course is designed for all individuals interested in becoming certified
energy improvement professionals, verifying the performance
characteristics of an existing home and participation in Residential
Energy Efficiency Standard Offer Programs. 

Click here for more information and to register.

Be a part of the world's largest grassroots solar event!

Texas Solar Energy Society is pleased to announce four Solar Tours this
October in conjunction with the American Solar Energy Society's National Solar Tour.

Join our TXSES chapters and colleagues around the state. Look for a self guided tour near you!

The 27th annual Texas renewable energy conference, including:

John Hofmeister

Founder and Chief Executive

Citizens for Affordable Energy, Washington, D.C.

Former President Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas

Author, Why We Hate The Oil Companies

John Hofmeister brief biography

Come join the Gleaning Network of Texas for sweet potato gleaning!
We will gather the sweet potatoes left in the field, bag them up, and
distribute them to a wide range of food assistance programs.
Look for more information as we get closer to this event!

The Gleaning Network of Texas is a nonprofit, grassroots organization
whose goal is to use our state’s existing surplus fresh produce
resources to help alleviate hunger and improve nutrition for
food-insecure Texans.

The Network brings together growers, volunteers, and service
agencies to provide food for the hungry from fruits and vegetables left
in the field after the harvest and other unutilized supplies.

Sustainable Leaders Roundtable is a group that was started in June
to bring together the leaders of all of the green and sustainable groups in the
Metroplex.  Over 50 different organizations, including non-profits,
governments, business groups, advocacy organizations, and universities are

Free and open to community leaders.

Email Mitch Fine at for more information.

North Texas Renewable Energy Group (NTREG) announces the  DFW Solar Home Tour, October 1st, 2011

The 2nd annual DFW Solar Home Tour is a part of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Tour
. It offers the public the opportunity to tour innovative green homes
and buildings and learn how homeowners and businesses can use renewable
energy, energy efficiency, and other sustainable technologies. 


Collin County Greenweavers is a meetup in Collin Country that is
based on the wildly popular and successful DFW Greenweavers group.

Businesses that market to the "green" and sustainable marketplace are welcome to attend our monthly meetings.

We are dedicated solely to helping each other grow our businesses by
trading referrals and leads and developing our skills for marketing and
business growth.