PTA Sustainability Committee

In recent years, the Sustainability Committee at Zilker Elementary has established an excellent foundation in creating a vibrant sustainable community.

The Committee’s mission is to serve as a resource and advocate for sustainability.

We need your help! If you are interested in helping and/or being a part of this committee, please contact Sustainability Committee Chairperson, Amy Constant at hooktail@att.net.
Our Initiatives:
  • Health and Wellness (such as ZHealthy Fair, Bike/Walk campaigns, STAAR Yoga)
  • School Grounds (landscaping, rain tanks)
  • Environmental Practices (reuse, recycle, reduce)
  • Jabo’s Garden (An organic, edible garden that is integrated into the school’s culture, curriculum and food program.  Sponsored in part by Odd Duck.)
Assistance Needs:
  • Flower/plant bed maintenance
  • Rain tank maintenance
  • Recycling at events
  • Edible garden maintenance
  • Spring grounds workdays
  • Volunteers for ZHealthy Night
We Strive To:
  • promote environmental responsibility and healthy living with the school community
  • encourage practices with sustainable living
  • challenge students, staff, and the community to consider their ecological impact and ways to have a positive impact on the environment and healthy living
  • give students a place to learn about and experience the connections between their actions, their health, their community, they environment and their food.