Environmental issues affect how our citizens live, work and play. Environmental issues affect the livability and health of our community, our nation and our world. This is why Garland launched its green initiative in 2008—to bring together information and resources to help each of us live a healthier lifestyle.
Garland Water Utilities, Garland Power & Light, Environmental Waste Services and Stormwater Management have combined efforts to educate and encourage Garland citizens to conserve water and electricity, recycle responsibly and protect our environment.
As part of the Noon Exchange Club of Garland’s Labor Day parade on September 3, 2018, students are invited to wow the community with their green fashion sense in a competition for middle and high school students who live in Garland or attend GISD.
Points will be awarded for an outfit's ability to raise environmental awareness, and the use of items that would have otherwise been recycled or sent to the landfill. Bonus points awarded to students who wear their outfit and walk with Go Green Garland during the parade.
Prizes awarded in two groups, middle school and high school:
•1st place - $250
•2nd place - $150
•3rd place - $100.
Visa gift cards sponsored by FCC Environmental Services.
For more information contact Garland Environmental Waste Services at EWS@GarlandTX.gov or 972-205-3562.