Austin Zen Center -- Green Heroes (photo gallery)
Austin Zen Center, located in Central Austin, has been actively pursuing environmental stewardship for over 10 years. Led by Rob Wilson and Anne Handley this congregation has taken on a number of varied initiatives to protect the wellbeing of other living things. From investing in solar panels to protecting wildlife locally and internationally, Austin Zen Center aims to walk with care through every step of life.
100% of AZC's electricity comes from non-fossil fuel resources:
AZC's grounds are a certified wildlife habitat:
Ever mindful of the Earth,
this image stands opposite the front door of their lobby
(AZC's front door is the reflection in the photo):
This tree, the centerpiece of their main entry, has been alive for at least 200 years:
AZC also uses green cleaners and food service products. They recycle and compost from their kitchen, and they grow food on site!
What wilderness in the city looks like:
Large, shady trees:
Globally strategic conservation:
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