Actively Green Trainings

Overview

Year-Round
Classes are Free!

The training curriculum was developed in collaboration with the global nonprofit Sustainable Travel International and Walking Mountains Science Center. Sessions focus on fundamentals of business sustainability practices and certification criteria. Participants learn to use a Sustainability Management System to do an assessment of their current management practices and create an action plan.

Participants will:
• Develop a deeper understanding of sustainability best practices
• Learn new tools to implement sustainability in daily operations
• Complete a sustainable business self-assessment and action plan
• Prepare for the Actively Green Sustainable Business Certification
• Tap into a growing network of other sustainability professionals and community leaders

 

August 19 @ 2:00 pm Introduction to Actively Green

Sign up two of your employees free of charge for the introductory training. Register for your intro session below. Looking to take an active role in your community? Want to […]

September 17 @ 4:00 pm Walking Mountains Building Science Event |

An interactive presentation highlighting the innovative technologies that have been implemented into our new Pete and Pat Frechette Educator Community and our all-electric Borgen Precourt Center for Sustainability. Join us […]

September 19 @ 10:00 am Alpine Bank’s Ultimate Green Event

Alpine Bank is teaming up with Walking Mountains to host a FREE Shred Event and LED Swap for all Eagle County Community residents from 10am-12pm at Walking Mountains in Avon. […]

November 11 @ 2:00 pm Introduction to Actively Green

Sign up two of your employees free of charge for the introductory training. Register for your intro session below. Looking to take an active role in your community? Want to […]

Workshops and Events: Click on the title of the event to register.

Free for all staff of certified businesses and Vail Valley Partnership members; Please note your certified status and/or VVP membership will be verified. For non-certified business, please contact the Actively Green team at activelygreen@walkingmountains.org before registering.

September 9 @ 3:00 pm Smart Commuting & Guest Transport Workshop |

Interested in being part of the electric vehicle (EV) charge station network? Curious about offering your employees alternative commuting options that will save them money? Want to learn more about […]

September 23 @ 2:00 pm Business Energy Efficiency Workshop

Attend this Actively Green workshop to learn about: the importance of energy efficiency retrofits & upgrades in meeting the Eagle County Climate Action Plan goal to reduce energy consumption 25% […]

October 21 @ 2:30 pm Business Energy Efficiency Workshop

Attend this Actively Green workshop to learn about: the importance of energy efficiency retrofits & upgrades in meeting the Eagle County Climate Action Plan goal to reduce energy consumption 25% […]

December 2 @ 2:30 pm Waste Diversion Workshop for Hotel Events, Conferences, Weddings & Other Mid-Size Events

In this workshop Nina Waysdorf, Walking Mountains' very own Sustainability Programs Coordinator for Zero Waste who has been studying waste in the Eagle Valley for nearly 3 years, will introduce […]

During the month of October, our Sustainability Programs Coordinator for Actively Green will be hosting a co-working opportunity for businesses to come share best practices with fellow sustainable businesses, brainstorm ideas and solutions, troubleshoot challenges, or spend time picking Kate’s brain about resources for anything from mattress recycling options to parent company sustainability policies & goals.

October 2020: Co-Working Opportunities

  • Every Tuesday from 10:00am-2:00pm @ the Vail Public Library No Registration Required
  • Every Wednesday from 8:00-11:00 am @ The Bookworm of Edwards No Registration Required
  • Every Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm @ Two Arrows No Registration Required

Actively Green Awards Party
November 5, 2020 | 5:30-7:30PM Registration Coming Soon