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FACTORY TOURS:  LIVING EARTH AND PAVESTONE

 

Living Earth Tour:

Experience a “behind the scenes” look at Living Earth, the region’s largest manufacturer and supplier of landscape materials.  The Living Earth - Dallas facility being toured is one of 10 locations Living Earth locations in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex and one of 33 total.  Living Earth is a full service composting and manufacturing facility, actively producing compost and a multiple mulches and soil mixes, as well as distributing sands, gravels, and natural stone.  Observe everyday processes including grinding, screening, and mixing operations and gain insight into what we do.

 

Pavestone Tour:

A 1 hour dry‐cast concrete fabrication facility tour led and taught by the general manager of the business unit. An instructor structured visual and lectured outing to help design professionals understand the capabilities and limitations of dry cast concrete manufacturing. Educational topics covered are raw material sourcing, concrete mix design components, the manufacturing operational processes, quality control / quality assurance and inventory principles.

 

JOGGING TOUR OF IRVING

Local and iconic examples of landscape architecture are located in and around Irving.  In conjunction with new projects and everything in between, the local network of trails and sidewalks make this area surprisingly accessible.  The tour will meet at 6am and visit sites such as the Mustangs of Las Colinas, Bird's Fort Trail Park, and the Campion Trail at an enjoyable pace.