Three-Day Sustainable Living Expo
Aug 01, 2014 10:18AM
The Roundup—the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association 14th annual Renewable Energy Roundup and Sustainable Living Expo—offers a plethora of educational opportunities for students.
The three-day event held September 26 through 28 will cover renewable energy resources; solar, wind, biomass and other resources and services; smart grid solutions available to homeowners now; green building and remodeling; sustainable transportation solutions; tips for improving health and well-being; insights on organic gardening and cooking, tree care and soil care; climate change innovation; and Texas water conservation and drought solutions.
Continuing daily events include workshops, expert panel discussions moderated by local leaders, keynote speakers and educational speakers, exhibits, product demonstrations, healthy cooking demonstrations and a natural, organic foods café.
For middle school and high school students, Save the Planet Day begins at 10 a.m., September 26, with fun-filled exhibits, demonstrations and speakers geared specifically for students. There will be opportunities to learn about light pollution-saving the Milky Way, the mysteries of bee decimation, ecofriendly gadgets, electric automobiles, vermiculture and more. Admission is free for ages 18 and under on Friday only. Ages 12 and under are admitted free on Saturday and Sunday.
The Roundup is co-organized by Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association, the oldest renewable energy nonprofit trade organization in Texas, and the Texas Center for Policy Studies. Exhibitor spaces available in the indoor Expo Center venue.
Location:Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121 at IH-35, Belton, TX. Admission is $8 per day of $20 for a three-day pass. Military, senior and student discounts are available. For details, special offers, and to sign up for the newsletter, visit TheRoundup.org or for more information call 512-345-6831.