Walking Mountains Sustainability programs act as an agent of change to improve the social, economic, and environmental resilience of the Eagle County community. We serve as a resource & education hub to inspire action from local to global.
The Climate Action Collaborative for the Eagle County Community is comprised of more than 30 local businesses, organizations, nonprofits, and governments. Collectively we are working to implement the recommendations put forth in the Climate Action Plan to reduce Eagle County carbon emissions 25% by 2025 and 80% by 2050.
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Energy Efficiency & Assistance
Walking Mountains Sustainability Energy Efficiency programs allows you or your business to take control of energy decisions.Talk to energy specialists about how to lower your energy costs and become more sustainable.
Recycling & Waste Diversion
Walking Mountains Center provides education and outreach to community members and guests of Eagle Valley. Join our staff on a tour of the local recycling or compost facilities, search the Waste Wizard, request zero waste services at your event, or just find resources on how to make your world waste-free.
Sustainable Business Training Program
Actively Green is a sustainability training and certification program for all businesses, including the tourism industry. Actively Green provides a framework of sustainable business criteria and performance indicators that support any business in elevating performance with the use of best management practices specific to sustainability principles.
Sustainable Destination Certification
Walking Mountains Science Center supports mountain resort communities in becoming globally recognized certified sustainable destinations.The Mountain IDEAL recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) as a sustainability standard and certification program for mountain resort communities.
Meet The Team
Latest Sustainability Blog Posts
- Lessons from Eagle County Icons & Sustainability Champions Andy Jessen, Adam Palmer and Seth BossungIf you’ve ever stood staring in front of a vibrantly colored, wildflower covered, seemingly undiscovered mountain landscape long enough to catch a bug in your mouth, you know. If you’ve ever found it impossible to stop smiling as the sun sets on your after-work mini adventure successfully squeezed into a... Read more
- What About the Little Things?Often in recycling, we talk about the big things – cardboard boxes and aluminum cans: good to go, Styrofoam: leave it out. But after all is said and done, you might be left wondering about the little things. Despite our best efforts, there always seem to be things that don’t... Read more
- Compost Options for Eagle CountyWhen you hear the word recycling, what materials come to mind? Most often we think about things like cardboard, aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and office paper. All great materials for recycling that can go in our bins here in Eagle County, and doing so will help us reach our climate... Read more