This REAL Award recognizes an individual or business that makes a unique contribution to the well-being of the community through philanthropy or a contribution of time and effort.
Bill did not hesitate to take the entire Ecoscape crew this past winter when the foothills were threatened with both fire and floods. He never balked for a moment to eliminate income-producing labor to high tail it to the mountains to do anything Ecoscape could to save homes from both flood and fire. The work is both difficult and dangerous. The Ecoscape crew must be recognized as well as they were right there to support Bill in this endeavor. Some homes were those of past clients and some were not. That was a moot point. The mission was to eliminate any more loss in the foothills. They had already suffered deeply this past 2011 with the fires. Bill has never asked to be recognized for this effort. He does this as part of the community. He used to be a homeowner on Gold Run and still considers himself part of that community as well! His efforts as well as the Ecoscape crew made a difference to our community. I applaud their efforts!
Bill’s focus, as owner of Ecoscape, is not just landscape installation. Ecoscape recently won a 10 for Change Award for decreasing their energy usage in the office by 50% in 2011. Bill takes this same enthusiasm out into his Landscape Installation projects. I would guess to say he was one of the first companies in Boulder to focus on Permaculture and Edible landscaping.
Bill is a volunteer firefighter and as stated above, when the needs of our community are threatened, Bill will grab his entire Ecoscape crew to assist in flood control and fire mitigation.
He believes in buying local, recycling, reusing, and reducing! He is also focusing on reducing our carbon footprint!
As far as ethical integrity, Bill would be a walking example. He is a fair man who is always willing to listen to both sides of a story and make a sound decision from that point. It is hard to find individuals like that. I would dare to say that Bill & Ecoscape have changed my world and I am proud to be a part of this team!
Ecoscape is a Certified Sustainable Landscape Company, and certified by PACE- Partners for A Clean Environment in recognition of our design and installation techniques. Ecoscape is also GreenCo Certified – The Green Companies of Colorado recognize our knowledge and application of best management practices for water conservation and protection techniques. Gold Star Member of BBB – for over 5 years we have been a recognized for our outstanding customer service and have an A+ rating by BBB.