Contact ECO

Phone (828) 692-0385 . 611 N. Church Street, Suite 101 . Hendersonville, NC 28792

Volunteer with ECO!

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. Join us to help protect water quality, promote better environmental public policies, educate on green energy and sustainability and advocate recycling. Read about ALL volunteer opportunities here. Contact ECO NOW to volunteer! LEARN MORE ABOUT our four mission-area committees: Energy, Green Infrastructure, Recycling, Water Quality.

ECO Voice

Read Spring issue of ECO's quarterly newsletter

Membership & Supporting ECO

Join now or renew your membership to help protect WNC’s natural heritage

Become a Sustainer!.

ECO Calendar

Regulate Logging in Flat Rock – Petition Drive

Making An Environmental Difference!

Click here to watch the ECO Orientation video!

Welcome to ECO!

Welcome to ECO!

ECO Updates

Featured Community Partner

  • Hikers can get

  • 2014 Summer Internships Available!
    Applications are due to ECO by April 28, 2014.

    NOW AVAILABLE: WNC Vote Tracker.
    Our NC General Assembly introduces and passes numerous bills each year that impact the quality of life in Western North Carolina. The WNC Vote Tracker provides information on important legislation in six categories: Economic Security; Education; Environment; Health & Safety; Government & Democracy; and Women’s Issues. Click here to learn more about this tool.”

  • 2014 Sustainable Living Workshops
    Click Here to see our current available workshops!

    Water Quality Administrator Service Description 2014-2015

    May 23

    Application Due
    May 26-30
    Interviews Scheduled
    June 2 – 20
    Interviews Conducted
    June 23-27
    Positions Offered
    September 2, 2014
    First Day of Service

Our committees

Water Quality

ECO’s Water Quality Committee strives to protect Henderson County’s six pristine watersheds through monitoring and testing over thirty streams.


Focus on energy policy issues and practical applications of green building and energy conservation practices as an intern with ECO’s Energy Committee.

Green Infrastructure

Advocacy for policies that protect open space, watersheds, sensitive habitats and balance growth with protection of nature.


The committee promotes city, county and regional recycling including curb-side pick-up, and advocacy towards improved recycling programs.

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