September 29, 2015
Three Green Building Events in October
October Green Building Tour
BBVA Compass Stadium: Houston Dynamo, Houston Dash, & TSU
Friday, October 9, 2015
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Small Group guided tours of approximately 35 minutes each
2200 Texas Street/2301 Walker Street, Houston 77002
Meet at the Guard building at Hutchins St. and Walker St.
LEED Certified Silver by the US Green Building Council in 2012
The stadium is ON the new MetroRail Green Line!
For additional information, visit www.houstontx.gov/mayor/leedtour.pdf.
For a map for parking, visit https://www.bbvacompassstadium.com/plan-your-visit/parking
Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Truckload Sale
On October 10, 2015, the Green Building Resource Center will help area residents conserve water and resources by offering 50-gallon rain barrels and 65-gallon compost bins at discounted prices of just $69.00 and $65.00. These typically cost more than $100.00. Made from recycled material, they come with instructions for easy set-up and use.
Order online by Sunday, October 4, 2015
Pick up at the Houston Permitting Center, 1002 Washington Avenue
Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 10 am to 2 pm.
Questions: call 832-394-9050.
Visit https://www.RainBarrelProgram.org/Houston to order.
October STAR Master Composter Program
Certified YardWise Master Composters complete a 20-hour training course for backyard composting as well as 20 hours of subsequent volunteer community service in public compost education and awareness. Training will utilize reference texts and curriculum provided by the community coordinator - the Green Building Resource Center Program Director. Eight guest speakers familiar with composting at various levels and waste diversion in general will provide the majority of the instruction.
For more information and the full schedule, visit: https://www.greenhoustontx.gov/gbrceducation-2015oct.pdf
Course offered Thursday through Sunday, October 15-18, 2015
1002 Washington Avenue
Cost: $40 (20 attendees maximum, 10 minimum) RSVP Please
To learn more about City of Houston sustainability efforts, visit www.greenhoustontx.gov/.