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Earth Day Texas Unique Exhibit Powered by Breeze Energy

Earth Day Texas (EDTX) will gather expert in areas ranging from renewable energy to community gardens and ocean conservation to urban planning from April 22 through 24 at Fair Park, in Dallas. Notably, the central Groundwork Village, housing exhibits from the Ground Work Green Team, Breeze Energy Company, REI, Texas Veggie Fair, Wilderness Inquiry, Water Keepers, University of Dallas, Southern Methodist University, Lone Star Trail Builders School, Mountain View College and others, will be powered by Breeze Energy 100 percent Texas wind energy company.

The Green Speaker series, a cornerstone of the EDTX mission to promote environmental education, allows attendees to learn from some of the brightest minds in sustainability. Lectures and panels will feature experts on the cutting edge of innovation, design, diplomacy and advocacy, with more than 100 speakers on topics of local, national, and global importance.

EDTX has been named a Texas Education Agency-approved continuing professional education provider for Texas educators, so environmental enthusiasts that attend speaker sessions, panels and other educational programming at can earn teachers and educators credits to maintain their teaching certification. EDTX will maintain a record of attendees and send confirmation emails following the presentations.

Breee EnergyA few of the more notable speakers include Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Theodore Roosevelt IV, atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, and CEO of One Earth Designs Catlin Powers. Texans include Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller, Texas Business for Clean Air founder Garrett Boone, Dallas chief planning officer Theresa O’Donnell, John Hall, Texas state director and director of clean energy and others.

GroundWorkThe highlight of the Groundwork Village is the Breeze Energy Trash2Treasure Go Green in 2016 contest. First prize is a year of free 100 percent pure, green, Texas wind energy for one home from Breeze Energy.

Pick up some trash and snap a selfie of you and your find. Create a treasure—create some art, repurpose it or it might already be a treasure just needs a bit of a clean-up.

Snap another selfie of your trash turned into a treasure. Post to Breeze Energy's Facebook page, Instagram and tweet your friends about your Trash2Treasure creation Visit BreezeEnergyGoGreen.com starting on April 6 and enter your Trash2Treasure to win prizes.

For more information, visit EarthDayTx.org.

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