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