About The AuthorJanis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin, as well as one of the organizers of Community Resilience Trust, a grassroots coalition that came together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the goal of making Austin a more equitable city...

From Earth Day Austin - Please note - this event was originally scheduled for April 13th, but was postponed to April 27th due to the weather. We're excited to announce the 2019 Earth Day ATX Festival, in our 3rd year at Huston-Tillotson University - We couldn't do...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin  This blog was written by Janis in collaboration with the entire Earth Day Austin team (Liz Belete, Shane Johnson, Fatima Mann, and Jeff Dye). Janis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin. The Earth Day ATX festival will...

Partner Post - Earth Day ATX Have a business idea that could change the world? Been waiting for an opportunity to turn that idea into an actual company? Now's your chance. The first-ever EcoPitch Challenge is taking place on Saturday, April 13th at the Earth Day ATX festival on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University.  The...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin Written by Janis Bookout. Janis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin. The Earth Day ATX festival will take place on Saturday, April 13th at the campus of host and sponsor, Huston-Tillotson University. Production of the festival has...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day ATX This post was written by Janis Bookout, Outreach Manager for Earth Day ATX. For the last year, the team at Earth Day ATX has been preparing for the the April 21st Earth Day ATX festival, with countless hours of preparation...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day ATX  Have an old bike lying around that you don't use any more? Now you can donate it and help introduce a young person in Austin to the joys of riding a bicycle. Here's how it works. Earth Day ATX has partnered with Bicycle...

From Capital Metro - Capital Metro invites you to #LovetheFuture at Earth Day ATX, the largest sustainability event in Central Texas! Join thousands from the Austin Area and beyond to celebrate our love for the environment with a day outdoors featuring food, music, art, emerging technology,...

The Austin March for Science is happening Saturday 22 April 2017 — Earth Day! Marchers will be standing in solidarity with friends and allies around the world to support and defend all things SCIENCE! 9am -11am – Teach-in on the Texas Capitol grounds 11am -Noon – Rally...

Sponsored Post - from Texas Disposal Systems One of the most important elements of Earth Day, which falls on April 22nd, is education. While people understand it is important to recycle and compost, it isn’t always common knowledge what exactly is recyclable and compostable. This Earth...