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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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Sustainable Living Practices

Percentage of students who adopted at least three new green habits or behaviors.
"The EcoRise portfolios supported my teaching goals by not only incorporating student based learning, but also to give them a technology driven project that illustrated their learned skills."
— EcoRise Partner Teacher