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    • Thu, February 01, 2024
    • Thu, June 06, 2024
    • 5 sessions
    • Zoom

    Join the STAR Business Council
    for monthly general membership calls

    First Thursday of each month | 10–11am CST

    Open to all Business Council, STAR members, and guests. Register to receive email reminders for upcoming meetings.

    Standing Agenda:

    • Attendance/Roll Call
    • Review Minutes from Prior Meeting
    • Work Plan Review
    • RMDP Updates (if any)
    • Legislative Updates (if any)
    • MSWRRC Updates (if any)
    • New Business
    • Adjourn


    Join the call:

    Join Zoom Meeting:

    Meeting ID: 873 9464 4169

    One tap mobile: +13462487799, 82146076626# US (Houston)

    • Thu, February 08, 2024
    • Thu, June 13, 2024
    • 5 sessions
    • Online

    STAR North Texas General Meeting

    * Please Register to Receive Zoom Link *


    Join the STAR North Texas Council for their online general council meetings on the second Thursday of each month! 

    This is an open meeting for members and non-members of STAR and the North Texas Council. 

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    • Tue, March 19, 2024
    • Tue, July 16, 2024
    • 5 sessions
    • Online

    STAR Central Texas General Meeting


    * The February 20th meeting has been cancelled *

    Please register to receive alerts and the Zoom link for future meetings.

    Join STAR Central Texas for a general meeting and discussion to plan coming events and activities. These meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of every month at 3pm.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    • Sat, April 20, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Jones Lawn, Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010

    Earth Day Houston

    April 20, 2024 | 12 – 5 p.m. | Entrance is free

    See Event Website

    Discovery Green Conservancy, in partnership with Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, is proud to announce this year’s Earth Day featuring Houston Public Works’ Water Works Festival, is all about art!

    Expect family-friendly performances, live music, art installations, face painting, crafts and activities, educational talks, panel discussions, spoken word performances and more. And, of course, there will be plenty of time to enjoy the water features at Discovery Green.

    • Mon, April 22, 2024
    • Fri, April 26, 2024
    • Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, Texas

    EarthX Congress of Conferences

    Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, Texas · April 22-26, 2024

    Register for Congress of Conferences

    Early Bird Pricing Available through 2/29/24

    EarthX EXPO will not be held in 2024 as Fair Park is undergoing renovations. The next EarthX EXPO will be held in April of 2025.

    Earthx2024 Congress of Conferences attract the world’s foremost environmentalists, conservationists, scientists, academics, entrepreneurs, advocates, and political leaders engaged in the environmental space today. These leaders and influencers come from a wide range of disciplines, interests, and perspectives and represent a broad spectrum of initiatives and efforts around the globe.

    • Thu, May 02, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • 300 Industrial Ave Georgetown, TX

    STAR: May 2, 2024

    12:00PM (noon): Check In

    12:30PM: Lunch with presentation from City of Georgetown to set the foundation for the tour; lunch provided by Georgetown. Please let us know if there are allergies and/or food preferences we need to work around.

    1:15PM – 3:00PM: Tour new Transfer Station – transportation provided by Georgetown.  

    3:00OM – 4:30PM: Return to the GMC round table discussion  

    4:30PM – 5:30PM: Happy hour at Golden Rule for American food or El Monumento for South American cuisine.

    STAR members may register up to 2 non-STAR member guests for this tour.

    • Mon, May 06, 2024
    • Thu, May 09, 2024
    • Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

    Waste Expo 2024

    Las Vegas | May 6-9, 2024

    see waste Expo website

    For 50+ years, WasteExpo has been driven to give you the best event experience in the solid waste, recycling and organics industry. 

    From connecting with 13,000 of your peers to doing business with 600+ exhibitors, it’s one event that pays dividends all year long. Preview the latest vehicles, tune in to the latest technology and learn the latest curriculum to improve the environment.

    • Tue, May 14, 2024
    • Wed, May 15, 2024
    • Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

    TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair and Conference
    Austin Convention Center
    May 14-15, 2024

    See Details & Register

    The TCEQ has proudly offered professional development and training for over 30 years. Attendees from across the environmental sector will join TCEQ staff at the Austin Convention Center for learning and development opportunities. 

    TCEQ experts will host 100+ courses focusing on topics such as Waste, Water, Air Permitting, Environmental Regulations, Lab Practices, Toxicology and many more. Take advantage of this networking opportunity and add growth to your professional career. 

    Join TCEQ at the Trade Fair this spring before relocating to San Antonio in 2025!

    • Mon, June 24, 2024
    • Thu, June 27, 2024
    • Online

    Keep Texas Beautiful Conference 2024

    KTB's 2024 Conference will be hosted online June 24-27th, 2024

    Visit Conference Website

    The Keep Texas Beautiful Conference is the primary statewide educational event for community leaders to network, gain knowledge on environmental issues and litter prevention, and recognize community excellence.

    Goals for the KTB conference are three-fold:

    • Celebrate and recognize the achievements of youth and community leaders (of all ages), civic groups, businesses and governments.
    • Offer an array of educational sessions that relay pertinent, innovative approaches to community beautification, waste reduction and litter prevention to those looking to improve their surroundings.
    • Provide unparalleled networking opportunities and exciting presentations from knowledgeable experts and those with a passion for community improvement and the environment. 
    • Mon, October 21, 2024
    • Wed, October 23, 2024
    • Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Grapevine, TX

    WASTECON® 2024, SWANA’s Executive Leadership Summit

    October 21-24, 2024
    Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
    Grapevine, TX 

    See SWANA's WasteCon Website 

    This summit is hosted by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the leading professional association in solid waste management. The association’s 10,000+ members are professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy, and research.

    • Wed, November 13, 2024
    • Fri, November 15, 2024
    • Louisville, Kentucky

    Resource Recycling Conference

    November 13–15, 2024 | Louisville, KY

    See Conference Website

    Where municipal recycling evolves

    • Connect with hundreds of local program leaders, MRF operators, end market executives and others.

    • Walk away with practical tools and information to curb contamination, drive behavior change among residents, build better MRF contracts and much more.

    • Hear the latest analysis on markets for recycled paper, plastic, aluminum and other commodities.

    • Be inspired to grow materials recovery and resiliency in communities everywhere!

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