Here at the Austin EcoNetwork, we’re big fans of thorough, well-reported, and entertaining journalism. With our blogs, we slow down the news, dig down into the details, and really explain what is happening out there in the world. In this section we also feature guest posts from prominent members of the local community, exposing you to a well-rounded mix of voices from right here in Austin. We hope you enjoy reading our blogs as much as we enjoyed researching and writing them.

The Flaws of Straws

The Flaws of Straws

Sponsored Post – from Austin Resource Recovery 

By: Alexandra Mascareno Have a seat at your favorite restaurant and what do you see? Silverware…

Susan Ward

Net-Zero Hero: Susan Ward

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability 

Meet Susan Ward, a student at the University of Texas working toward a degree…

Electric Bus

Electric Buses Are Coming To Austin

The future is here. Electric buses have arrived in Austin… and more are coming. Last week, Capital Metro (our city’s public transportation provider) began testing…

Ofo Bike

Reusing Dockless Bikes

Right now, there are a few thousand dockless bikes and scooters on the streets of Austin from several different companies – Lime, Bird, Pace,…

CodeNEXT Maps

The End of CodeNEXT?

By now you’ve heard the news. CodeNEXT is dead. Or is it? Wait, what’s going on? Like everything with CodeNEXT, there has been some…