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UPDATE - June 2015
The eco center has been closed since it was way before it's time and we have moved on to the countryside outside of the city. We are into solar and sustainable living ways now.

Green Tech Eco Center, our showroom in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines is coming along nicely. Electric Trikes to arrive by Feb. 2, 2010. We will show case them here. It is also the official service center for all the of the City's electric vehicles. As far as I know, it's the only dedicated Electric vehicle service center in the Philippines.
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Mural painted by local artists Mario and Tontong

Living in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

We moved to Puerto Princesa, Palawan in October of 2009. It's a small backwoods type of town, but the people are mostly friendly and helpful. It's quite inconvenient as there are no repair shops for our Ford Expedition truck, and only 1 supermarket in the entire town. Yet somehow, it brings me back to the time I while I was growing up in the then sleepy town of Batangas, Batangas, which was not yet a city when I lived there. It's easy to make friends here and those we have made make it worth the daily inconveniences. I like the small town community feel and I am hoping to get more involved with projects that will help educate and move the population to Zero household waste, sometime in the future.

We met the esteemed and well loved mayor of the city, Mayor Edward Hagedorn, back in May of 2009; it was love at first sight for all of us. He is very concerned about keeping the city (one of the largest cities by way of land mass in the entire Philippines) and does something ab…