Sustainability Bubbles to the Top for Richard’s Rainwater

This Earth Month, EcoRise is honoring community partners that positively contribute to improving environmental sustainability. Richard’s Rainwater is an innovative small business based in Dripping Springs, Texas, that aims to urge consumers to think of using rainwater as a viable solution to the global water crisis. The need for clean, safe, and cost-efficient water in […]

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Eversource Leads the Way to Help Empower the Green Workforce of the Future

BOSTON (March 11, 2019) – A new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credential program from Eversource is underway in four Boston-area high schools. By the end of the academic year, approximately 75 students in four schools will have received technical training to prepare them for careers in sustainable design, construction, and operations standards. “There […]

2019 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for Education
EcoRise Receives 2019 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for Education

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality revealed the winners of the prestigious Texas Environmental Excellence Awards on Friday, March 1, 2019. Governor Greg Abbott and TCEQ commissioners jointly selected the ten winners—based on recommendations from a Blue-Ribbon Committee—in nine categories. In the 27th annual edition of these awards, EcoRise is thrilled to be honored amongst such a […]

Connecting Students to Green Building Careers with LEED Prep

EcoRise is excited to connect high school students to career opportunities in the growing fields of sustainability, clean energy, and green building with our new curriculum, LEED Prep: Green Building Lessons for a Sustainable Future. This program provides students with leading-edge workforce development experience and prepares them to take the LEED® Green Associate Exam™ and […]

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My Path to a Career in Sustainability

Claire Talley is a junior at Pennsylvania State University, where she studies Education and Public Policy with a focus on Sustainability Education. She is an Austin Independent School District alumna, having attended public school at Hill Elementary, Murchison Middle, and Anderson High School. This past summer, Claire was an Education Intern at EcoRise where she […]