“Historic Browning Hangar” at Mueller on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, noon-6pm. The festival highlights our diversity of Austin culture with a huge variety of music and entertainment, along with speakers, demonstrations, exhibitors, entertainment for kids, food trailers and more.
Austin Earth Day Festival 2014 is produced in partnership with Mueller Austin, “Austin’s sustainable mixed-use urban village”, and many partners representing the Austin area environmental community. Working with partners Balcones Resources and Compost Pedallers, this will be a Zero Waste event that will divert a minimum of 90% of discards through recycling and composting. Also, Community Partners, Aquasana, Inc. will provide superior filtered water, so make sure to BYOB…(Bottles, that is!).
The Earth Day Austin festival is sponsored this year by: HEB, Balcones Resources, City of Austin Office of Sustainability, Austin Energy’s Green Choice, City of Austin Code Compliance, Save Barton Creek Association, Austin Water, Project Connect, Mueller and more, along with media sponsors, Austin American Statesman, Austin Chronicle, KUT and TWC News.
Some Festival Highlights--
• ENTERTAINMENT - Flamencura Flamenco, Interactive African Drumming w/X8, BollywoodFusion, La Snacks, EarthCulture Dancer, Daniel Llanes and close out performance by Riders Against the Storm, voted Austin Chronicle’s “Band of the Year” and “Best Hip-Hop” for 2014
• SPEAKERS - Pliny Fisk III, Co-Director, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Dave Cortez, Austin Sierra Club, Kathie Tovo and Laura Morrison, Council Members, City of Austin, Archbishop Sterling Lands, II, Pastor of Greater Calvary Bible Church, Bob Gedert, Director of Austin Resource Recovery at City of Austin and many more!
• PRESENTATIONS - Professor Dumpster, Huston-Tillotson’s new environmental student group, “Green is the New Black”, Austin Green Business Leaders panel, Austin Zero Waste Alliance and more!• PLUS – Over 75 exhibitors, Kids activities, Food trailers and more!
Austin Earth Day Festival 2014
Saturday, April 26th, noon-6:00pm
The “Historic Browning Hangar” at Mueller
4550 Mueller Central Dr., Austin, TX 78723
28 People | 6 Impacts | 36 hours