Sustainable El Centro

​​Our mission is to provide El Centro with the tools and support needed to incorporate sustainable decisions regarding education, environment, economics and engagement.

Our focus areas:

  • Education — Focused on integrating sustainable behavior into the curriculum
  • Engagement — A leader in sustainable decisions and providing a model for the community
  • Economy — Realization of the economic benefits of sustainable solutions
  • Environment — Committed to programs that protect our natural resources

Environmental Club

Are you looking for an opportunity to get more involved in hands-on sustainability projects on campus and in the community? If so, the Environmental Club would like to hear from you! Contact our sponsor Maggie Lopez at for club meeting times and event information.

Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources

Did you know El Centro has two rooftop greenhouses and a rainwater catchment tank? Visit the STEM Center or connect with us online to learn more about our urban agriculture courses and how we’re working to create a more sustainable local food system in Dallas.

Information List

  • Recycle
  • Reduce energy usage
  • Think before you print
  • Reduce water usage
  • Buy products made of renewable materials
  • Take public transportation
  • Buy local
  • Minimize use of toxic material
  • Combine trips and carpool