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Keiji Helps Girl Scouts Stay Forever Green at 100 Years

Origami seed pots and rainwater harvesting: Girl Scouts learn simple, fun, green techniques at Houston’s Arboretum. Click here to watch the video from Fox News.

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ARC Hosts “Showing Houston Growing Green” Photo Shoot

When Chef Tarsha Gary asked ARC to join ECOTONE’s photographic awareness campaign and exhibit, we went one step further and offered to hosta  photo shoot and invite guests to join in the fun. Follow this link for more info on … Continue reading

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611 Walker’s Unusual Community Garden

It didn’t take long for the project to hit the ground running. Keiji Asakura, local landscape architect, had been batting around the idea of growing vegetables at City Hall for a while. A moment of serendipity arrived when his email … Continue reading

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Gearing up for next Friday’s Community Garden kick-off outside 611 Walker

PWE staff will be tending to one huge veg/fruit/edible flower container per floor. The project will promote community and camaraderie within as well as educating about local, fresh, organic food. Make sure to check it out. Big thanks to Urban … Continue reading

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Houston renovation hopes to divert 90% of materials from landfill

Carrie Stallwitz and supporting friends gathered today to hear how over 90% of the carefully dismantled building materials from her soon-to-be renovated home can be reused by Habitat for Humanity. Along with representatives from Habitat were project architect, Camilo Parra … Continue reading

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