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  • William R. Sinkin Eco Centro at San Antonio College William R. Sinkin Eco Centro at San Antonio College

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Mission Statement

To positively address environmental challenges by providing the information needed to adopt more environmentally sustainable practices. To stimulate greater self-sufficiency at the household level while supporting entities that further the overarching cause of environmental preservation through our initiatives and the education we provide.

Description

Eco Centro at San Antonio College is a community center which focuses on sustainability and serves the great San Antonio area including the Alamo Community College district through educational programs, research, events, and collaboration with local environmental organizations. The building itself and surrounding grounds demonstrate several sustainable living methods such as the partially solar powered building, residential and commercial rain water catchment, electric car charging stations, BCycle station, strategically located bus stop, and native gardens utilizing xeriscaping, permaculture, food crop production, and a solar powered hydroponic growing container.

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http://www.alamo.edu/district/sustainability/EcoCe

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