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EcoRise has gained enormous traction since its founding in 2008. Thanks to leadership commitments from Balcones Resources, The Meadows Foundation and H-E-B Grocery Company we will soon be serving more youth across Texas.

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Our first North Texas Teacher Training Workshop was held at the Center for Community Cooperation on August 1. Teachers Are Essential To Our Success
EcoRise has gained enormous traction since its founding in 2008. Thanks to leadership commitments from Balcones Resources, The Meadows Foundation and H-E-B we will soon be serving more youth across Texas. The success of the expansion of EcoRise centers on its...
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Dustin Fedako East Side Compost Pedallers and Kealing Middle School’s Pilot Compost Program
For almost two years now, East Side Compost Pedallers has been hard at work building up their community composting network in order to change the way people think about waste in Austin, Texas. Using a fleet of cargo bikes, they collect organic waste from homes and businesses and...
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Eastside Memorial High School: Revitalizing a Campus Courtyard and Building an Outdoor Classroom Eastside Memorial High School: Revitalizing a Campus Courtyard and Building an Outdoor Classroom
Thanks to the guidance of EcoRise Youth Innovations, a recent grant from the City of Austin’s “Bright Green Future” program, and a grant from Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s “GRO1000” program, Nicole Welling and six students of Eastside Memorial High School at the...
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Environmental Literacy

Percentage of students who stated that EcoRise increased their understanding of science.
"The most inspirational thing is seeing and hearing how small designs can truly make an impact in the world."
— EcoRise Student