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 the Winter 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!

ECO’s Water Quality Programs in the News!

In a recent edition of Mountain Xpress, an article by Jacob Flannik discusses various groups in WNC working to protect and monitor streams. He refers to ECO's long-standing programs in "Safeguarding water quality: Amid drastic state budget cuts, volunteers pick up slack." Click Here for more!

Sustainability Workshops

Aiming to explore possible options for residents who want to learn more about environmentally-sound practices, ECO offers workshops led by area experts, each month throughout this year, on a wide range of sustainable living topics.

There is a $15 registration fee per attendee for each workshop. Additional material fees MAY apply. For more information call 828-692-0385


2014 Workshops!

ECO’s Sustainable Living Workshops Will Focus on Edible Gardens for 2014

ECO’s Sustainable Living Workshops and the Home Tour are taking on a new, exciting focus in 2014 by highlighting edible gardens as well as green home features.  Coordinating the workshops and tour will provide more opportunities for the community to learn and see sustainable practices in their source of food. The workshops will be sequenced to follow the gardening cycle from winter through spring, summer and fall.  The Tour will be held August 9, 2014 to showcase what homeowners have done with their gardens. Workshops require advanced registration and cost $15 per person. Grab your seat online at or by phone at 828-692-0385.

ECO Sustainable Living Workshops for July 2014

JULY – Canning, Preserving, and Putting Up Food!

  • Soft Spreads, Pickling, Freezing and Drying.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 : 6:30-8:30pm, taught by Renay Knapp, Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences at Henderson County Cooperative Extension Center.  Class taught at the Henderson County Cooperative Extension Center, 100 Jackson Park Road, downtown Hendersonville.  Pre-registration is required.

Watch for announcements of workshops for the rest of 2014!


Previous Sustainability Workshop Materials

For presentation on Backyard Orchards, click here.
For Water Rams Manual, click here.

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