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!

News from ECO

ECO Updates

Featured Community Partner

Carl Sandburg National Historic Site

Hikers can get
area trail maps

September 2, 2014
First Day of Service

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.”

WCQS interviews partners in ECO, WNCA, J-MCA Merger.
June 17th, 2014 WCQS News Director David Hurand recently interviewed WNCA Co-Director Bob Wagner, Environmental and Conservation Organization volunteer and former board member Katie Breckheimer and Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance Board Chairman Robert Smith about the three organizations’ pending merger.
Listen to the interview HERE.

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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