Eco El Paso is a 501(c)3 nonprofit focused on sustainability in the Hot-Arid climate of El Paso and the Chihuahua Desert. From homes and businesses, to city government, we are here to promote and educate the public about how we can live a more sustainable lifestyle in all aspects of our lives.
Eco El Paso is dedicated to fostering a learning environment for sustainable systems and lifestyles while integrating workforce and economic development concepts. Essentially, we promote sustainability to create a bright future for El Paso and our children.
Under this expanded umbrella Eco El Paso envisions collaborating with other groups and organizations to promote sustainable and regenerative life practices. We aspire to define, in collaboration with others, locally appropriate built environments that are healthy, original, ecologically sound, and consistent with the surrounding natural resources, human resources, and climate.
Areas Of Foucs: Annual 2-Day Conference, Public Education & Outreach, Renewable Energy (Solar Energy, Battery Storage, Wind Energy, Geothermal Energy, etc.) Electric Vehicles (EV's), Tree Planting, Food Systems, Water Systems, Electric Utility Issues & Rate Cases, and creation of Sustainable Policy for the City of El Paso.
Eco El Paso's membership program has 3 main goals: Fundraising, Volunteering, and Advocacy of resilient systems. What we do locally affects the world, so let's continue to be a beacon of positive change for our region and the planet.
Eco El Paso conducts events throughout the year in El Paso ranging from our yearly Annual Conference, Solar Energy 101 for Homeowners and Businesses, Electric Vehicle Festivals, to sustainable architecture, green design, and green building.
Million Trees El Paso is a program with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for at least one million new native trees across the city in the next 10 years! The goal is to restore the area of land shaded by trees in the Greater El Paso, TX region.
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020