The Eco House is a living-learning community where students strive to live in an environmentally sustainable way while encouraging others to adopt the same methods. As Joanna Gibson, one EcoHouse resident, describes their aim: “We are dedicated to learning…and we try to be aware of the consequences of our decisions as consumers and as residents of the earth. We also try to share this awareness with the community.”
To be environmentally sustainable, residence use less electricity and water, compost, use green cleaning supplies, buy local food, and buy in bulk.
Students who live there also participate in clean-ups, and help to organize the climate change educational initiative.