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Houston Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

Houston Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

Mayor’s Climate Change Video and Article

Link to GreenHoustonTX.gov.

Houston Chronicle/Luxe Life article

This sustainable garden in West U puts Houston’s rain to work.  June 27, 2018 (July 7, 2018) by Molly Glentzer

(featuring GBRC Program Director Steve Stelzer)

Read Full article here...

Creating and Composting at the Gingerbread Build-Off

The City of Houston Reuse Warehouse is pleased to be collaborating in this event once again. We accept building material, including compost, topsoil, and other bulk materials, divert it from landfills, and give it to non-profit organizations, schools, and government agencies for free.

Mayor Turner Joins other Mayors in Statement about Climate Change

Mayor Sylvester Turner issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s Executive Order to roll back federal climate regulations.

PWE Rain Barrel Compost Bin Sale 2017

HOUSTON—The City of Houston Green Building Resource Center helps area residents conserve natural resources to lessen the effects of the Texas heat by offering rain barrels and compost bins at a discounted price.

Houston Permitting Center to Install Wind Turbines and More Solar Panels

The City of Houston has received $900,000 in grant funding to add to the sustainability features of 1002 Washington Avenue...

City of Houston Adopts Residential Building Energy Efficiency Codes

Houston City Council today approved another five percent increase in the Houston Residential Energy Conservation Code.

 

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