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.
Climate Action Week
Climate Action Week is an extended week of events to inspire climate action and highlight local climate action partners! Throughout the week, events will be held that encourage increased awareness and action on community-based climate solutions in Eagle County. This years Climate Action Week will be from April 17th-26!
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Download the Waste WizardLearn how to recycle right!
Renewable Energy CalculatorCalculate your cost to have 100% renewable electricity at your home or business!
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Climate Action PledgeTake the Climate Action Pledge for the Eagle County Community to help us reach our climate action goals.
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Latest Sustainability Blog Posts
Become a Green Commuting Hero
Whether you like it or not, spring is right around the corner. Warmer weather, longer days, and mashed potato snow means we’re only weeks away from float trips and mountain biking. ... Read more
Sustainable Spring Break
Whether you are headed for sunny shores, staying close to home, or getting a final ski trip in, there are many ways to make your spring break sustainable! Tourism accounts for roughly 8% of the world’s carbon emissions. From transportation via air or car to lodging and waste, travel has... Read more
"Dam-it!" it's ice dam season
This winter has been long… and if Punxsutawney Phil is to be believed, we still have a long way to go. Whether you rejoice in the snow for skiing or are patiently (or impatiently like I am) awaiting the spring, there is a cozy quality that your safe and warm... Read more