Part of the City of Grand Prairie's governmental mission is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging the recycling, remanufacturing and reuse of existing materials, appliances, vehicles and facilities and using "green" technologies to protect the environment and for the benefit of the residents of Grand Prairie.
- Classes and Events
- Conservation Programs
- Energy Saving Programs
- Environmental Initiatives
- Green Development
- Greener Parks
- Solid Waste and Recycling
Green City Awards and Recognitions
3CMA City County Communication and Marketing Association - Award of Excellence - Go Green - Expose Your Green Side
Greater DFW Recycling Alliance - Outstanding Composting Program
3CMA City County Communication and Marketing Association - Award of Excellence - Graphic Design: Kirby Creek Nature Center Map
Grand Prairie was named Air North Texas Partner of the Year, recognized for educating and motivating North Texans to make clean air choices.
Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful was honored by Keep America Beautiful in December 2010 as having the top program in the nation for litter prevention, waste management and community improvement for a city with a population between 50,000 and 200,000.
The City of Grand Prairie received a $1.4 million federal grant from the Department of Energy for energy efficiency programs.
Project Planning Award for Grand Prairie's Ordinance on Small Wind Energy Systems, from the Midwest Section of the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association.
2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Urban Forestry Program given to Mrs. Ruthe Jackson, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem.