A native plant garden billows with flowers and seedheads in front of modern apartment buildings with a tall metal cistern where a woman and her dog walk on an elevated bridge between buildings


Let’s celebrate Eco Modern Flats’ 10th birthday with a song, some stats, and a good old before-and-after!

She’s Playing our Song

Fayetteville singer-songwriter Shannon Wurst wrote this song for Eco’s ribboncutting in 2011, and we love it even more today. It’s recorded on her album Green and Growing: Roots Music for Eco Kids, available on shannonwurst.com.

A woman with dark hair plays a guitar and sings at a microphone

  • Come on In - A Song for Eco Modern Flats
  • Shannon Wurst
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  • https://www.specializedreg.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/12-Come-On-In.mp3

Eco’s First Decade By the Numbers

Image of an apartment building with caption 702 People

People have lived in a healthy home at Eco Modern Flats

Image with text 53 Tons of waste recycled that would have otherwise been landfilled

Tons of post-consumer waste has been recycled that would have otherwise been landfilled

Greenhouse gas emissions reduced the equivalent of 9 railcars full of coal

Railcars full of coal - equivalent to the amount of greenhouse gas Eco Modern Flats has conserved

Droplet with 22 million gallons of potable water saved

Million gallons of potable water saved, compared to usage the year before renovation

How does your (rain) garden grow?

The rain garden improves water quality in the Beaver Lake/White River watershed by slowing and absorbing stormwater runoff and filtering pollutants. Each summer, the native grasses and flowers grow tall, welcoming residents home.

Drag the arrow below to see the growth of the garden from 2011 to 2021.

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