The Austin Environmental Directory is also available for free in print at many environmentally related businesses in Austin.
Hard to Swallow: The Expensive Cost of Austin Water

The 2013 Directory: WATER & THE ENVIRONMENT

The 2013 Cover and Introduction

WATER & THE ENVIRONMENT

I. Texas: Where the Water Runs Uphill

  • Introduction: Taking It Personally
  • The Supply System
  • The Texas Water Plan
  • Struggles With People
  • Struggles With Nature and Resources
  • Struggles With Money
  • The Fortune Teller

II. Water Conservation

  • Efficient Appliances
  • Efficient Plumbing Fixtures
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Gray Water
  • Reducing Water for Lawns
  • Watering Trees
  • Documentation

III. The Edwards Aquifer (Save Barton Creek Assn.)

IV. Headwaters: An Early History of Austin's Water and Electric Utilities

AUSTIN'S CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAMS

  • Introduction
  • Commercial Conservation Programs
  • Residential Conservation Programs
  • Renewable Energy Programs
  • Multifamily Programs

GREEN BUILDING

  • Introduction
  • Green Building Classes & Tours
  • Toxic Chemicals Contained in Building Materials
  • Energy and Water Saving Tools
  • Myth-Busting
  • The Deep Energy Retrofit
  • A Path to Net Zero Homes
  • Beyond the Green Building Rating
  • Multifamily Green Building
  • Electric Vehicle Update
  • Electric Vehicle Programs Charge Ahead
  • Social Equity in Green Building

WATERSHED PROTECTION

LOCALLY-GROWN FOOD

RECYCLING AND REUSE

  • The Zero Waste Master Plan
  • Recycling Drop-off Centers

ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOME LIGHTING

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS

  • General
  • Building
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environmental Justice
  • Food
  • Fundraising
  • Grassroots Organizing
  • Health
  • Parks
  • Politics
  • Recycling
  • Special Purpose
  • Transportation
  • Trees & Plants
  • Water
  • Wildlife
Hard to Swallow: The Expensive Cost of Austin Water

From the 2010 Directory:

Read it and Leak: 2011 Report on Austin Water

From the 2006 Directory:

Energy and the Environment
Introduction
1. Petrolistan -
Oil & War
2. Fire on Ice -
Liquefied Natural Gas
3. Ten Things People Can
Do To Use Clean Energy
4. Out of the Wilderness -
Strategies Austin Can
Take for Clean Energy

From The 2003 Directory:

Environmental Business
1. Green Business and
Austin's Economy
2. A History of Austin's
Economic Development
3. Creating An Employment
Base From
Environmental Business
4. Strategies for Promoting
Environmental Business

Barr Mansion

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