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Home and Garden Tour
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
11. Afterparty in an Upcycled Garden: Beergarden 11. Afterparty in an Upcycled Garden: Beergarden

Save the date for This Year's Tour!
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016!

The eight annual BRING Home and Garden Tour, The Art of Sustainable Living, will showcase the latest in sustainable home design and gardening and celebrates the ingenuity that defines our community. Co-hosted by the City of Eugene and EWEB, the Tour involved hundreds of volunteers, green builders, designers, businesses, and experts of all kinds.

“Evolution in Action” was the theme of the 2015 BRING Home and Garden Tour. This self-guided tour of 10 homes and gardens featured ideas and inspiration for low-impact living.
  • Green building
  • Creative reuse
  • Energy/water efficiency 
  • Urban agriculture
  • Tiny homes
  • Outdoor living


$9 advance/$12 day of tour

IMPORTANT: Online ticket sales are now closed. Please go to any of the ticket outlets listed below to get your tickets. On Tour day, tickets will be available for sale (cash or check only) at all the Tour sites.


Tickets also available at:

  • Down to Earth
    532 Olive St., Eugene

  • Lane Forest Products
    2111 Prairie Rd., Eugene
    820 N. 42nd St., Springfield
    or 3409 Franklin Blvd., Glenwood

    4446 Franklin Blvd., Glenwood

Volunteer and get in free


City of Eugene      Eugene Water & Electric Board



Media Sponsor:

Eugene Weekly

Afterparty sponsor:

Mt. Rose Herbs 

Ticket sponsor:

Lane Forest Products

Map sponsor:

Tour Day Mini-Workshops 

Be sure to make extra time in your Tour day schedule to spend at Sites 2 and 3 in the Laurel Hill Valley neighborhood. Tour co-hosts the City of Eugene and the Eugene Water and Electric Board will be onsite at these locations to share information about home disaster preparedness and energy efficiency. Workshops will be held multiple times at each site; see below for details.

Site 2: Map Your Neighborhood: Building and Strengthening Disaster Readiness among Neighbors 

15 minute, information-packed presentations about:

  • The nine steps to take immediately following a disaster
  • How to develop a neighborhood skills, equipment inventory, and vulnerability assessment
  • How to identify neighbors who may need extra help
  • How to put together a 72-hour emergency kit

Sessions held at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Site 3: Energy Efficiency Technologies for any Home: Owner-builder Sven Gatchev and EWEB energy experts

20-minute, interactive workshops about:

  • Lessons learned in building a compact, infill home using a science-based, house-as-a-system approach
  • How technologies such as ductless heat pumps, LED lighting, and enhanced air sealing and insulation can be applied to any remodel or new construction project
  • What’s new on the market–heat pump hot water heaters offer serious savings

Sessions held at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. EWEB staff will be on-site to answer your questions between workshops until 2 p.m.

Shop      Recycle      Learn      Tour
BRING Recycling
4446 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 746-3023
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Holiday Closure
BRING will be closed Monday, July 4 and Tuesday, July 5.
Mon.–Sat. 9 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m.– 5 p.m.

Regular Donation Schedule
Donations receiving is now open seven days a week. Donations accepted until 4 p.m.  


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