Lauren Young - Program Specialist in the Pollution Prevention and Education Section of the TCEQ. Lauren introduced the
The Pollution Prevention and Education Section of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality implements and manages programs that help prevent pollution, conserve resources and achieve compliance through education, outreach, technical assistance, and innovative technologies. These efforts include programs like Clean Texas, a voluntary environmental leadership program; SAV+, which provides multi-media on-site assessments; Recycle Texas Online, a free, online recycler locator; RENEW, a materials exchange program; Computer-equipment Recycling; Take Care of Texas, an individual environmental responsibility campaign; and Texas Environmental Excellence Awards.
Attendees were all made aware of programs that are in place and available to the community which will help us preserve and protect our environment.