This Environmental Directory is required reading for finding the best sources of green living in Central Texas. It is meticulously researched and covers a broad spectrum of issues, services and sources. Mr. Robbins is a veteran activist for energy conservation and anti-nuclear.
Detailed sections are:
- Water and the Environment, covering water politics in Texas, water conservation techniques, and vender sources.
- Clean Energy, covering solar and conservation contractors, and Austin Energy incentive programs.
- Green Building, this section covers a lot of ground, from Austin Energy Green Building programs and incentives, electric vehicles and conservation measures.
- Locally Grown Foods, extensive lists of restaurants, caterers, that use local foods or are vegetarian. Also, there is a very useful list of farmers’ markets. Don’t miss the Community Supported Agriculture section.
- Recycling and Reuse, with a very useful list of recycling centers.
- Energy Efficient Lighting, a great primer on the concepts, savings potential and sources of green lighting.
- Environmental Groups that you can join and support. You will be very surprised that Central Texas supports so many citizen groups.