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Bruce Munro's Field of Light

November 22, 2014 – February 8, 2015
Discovery Green is proud to host Field of Light, a dazzling art installation by internationally-acclaimed artist…

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River

October 26, 2014 – February 1, 2015
"I have painted the Seine throughout my life, at every hour, at every season," Claude Monet once said.…

Zoo Lights

November 21, 2014 – January 4, 2015
For this special night-time spectacular, the Houston Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland, filled with…
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Green Houston

Houston, a city known as the Energy Capital of the World, is also a progressive place where environmental initiatives abound. It's entirely possible for visitors to take a completely green trip to Houston—right down to the environmentally-friendly visitors guide (download this pdf version instead of printing).

Did you know...
The EPA's Green Power Partnership hailed the City of Houston as the No.1 municipal purchaser of green power in the nation and a crucial leader in the alternative energy trend – with 25% of the City of Houston's total electricity purchased from wind energy. Also, Houston was named one of the 10 greenest cities in the U.S. by causes.com in 2013.

You can learn about many of the sustainability programs the city has initiated in recent years from the person who started them herself, Susainability Director Laura Spanjian.



 
MetroRail at Rice University

Whether you are traveling to or around Houston, you'll find a plethora of clean energy options.
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From water conservation to newly installed LCD Energy Star-rated TV's, see which Houston hotels are going green.
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Bayou Bend Azalea Trail

Find out how 50,000 bear cans, seaweed-based fertilizer, and plastic lumber make these Houston activities eco-friendly.
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  Farmers Market

Houston is home to many restaurants that are leading the way when it comes to sustainable dining.  Read more »


 

   
George R. Brown Convention Center and Kinder Lake at night

Houston's Convention Facilities are part of a city-wide effort to create an environmental and social sustainability integration of energy-efficient facilities.
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