Hanging Gardens

The Pitch

Hanging Gardens constructs cradle to grave green infrastructure systems that are net-zero for potable water consumption for local property owners, developers, and municipal entities such as the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. Since inception, Hanging Gardens, LLC has designed, engineered and provided products to capture approximately 1.2 million gallons of stormwater is various regions across the United States.

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Hanging Gardens
Colleen Butler & Anthony Mayer

Colleen Butler & Anthony Mayer

The Entrepreneur

Dr. Colleen Butler is the New Orleans Sales Representative for Hanging Gardens, LLC, a technical manufacturer and distributor of green infrastructure products for stormwater management. Prior to this role, Dr. Butler was the Executive Director at Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council, an environmental non-profit focusing on clean water and habitat restoration projects in multiple locations across southeast Louisiana. Dr. Butler received a B.A. in Biology from Boston University and a Ph.D. in Biology from Tufts University. She was the project lead to design, install, and maintain the first green roof at Tufts University. Throughout her career, she has been dedicated to public education about science and the environment.


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