Sustainability Summit in Mesquite

The second annual Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Sustainability Summit will be hosted from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., April 5, at Eastfield College, in Mesquite. The event addresses how individuals, the local business community and educational institutions will benefit from sustainability and adopting the concept of the triple bottom line: the idea that an action must be good for the people, the planet and the wallet. There is no charge for attending the lecture sessions. Also, more than 20 exhibitors will share green products and services from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Well-known local conservation and environmental advocate and Dallas native Trammell S. Crow will give the keynote address at 10 a.m. Crow is the founder of Texas Business for Clean Air and chair of Earth Day Dallas 2012. Summit participants can choose from five lecture topics, including zero waste; local report card; sustainable careers; sustainable schools; and sustainable homes.

Location: 3737 Motley Dr., Eastfield College, Mesquite. For more information on the summit and lecture schedule, call 214-378-1823 or visit dccd.edu and click events.

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