Sustainability Hub

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.

 

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Certified Sustainable Destinations

Climate Action

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.
Help us to #BeBetterTogether. 

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.

Weekly Sustainability Tips

Get weekly sustainability tips delivered directly to your inbox!

Renewable Energy Calculator

Calculate your cost to have 100% renewable electricity at your home or business!

Support Sustainability In The Eagle Valley

Show your support for Sustainability in the Eagle River Valley. Your donation helps us fulfill our mission.

Climate Action Pledge

Take 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

  • Sustainable/ESG Investing
    Has the newest IPCC report had you considering your impact on the environment? Have you been thinking about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) efforts? Perhaps you’re worried that you’ve invested in corporations that harm the environment, damage communities, or don’t have a diverse set of people and perspectives in... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-25
  • What is Waste Diversion?
    What is “Waste Diversion” and what are the most common forms? When you’re done with your takeout meal or your coffee cup from your favorite coffee shop, in most cases, these single-use products end up in the landfill. We generate 4.9 lbs of trash per day, which quickly adds up... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-24
  • October is Energy Awareness Month!
    October is the first full month of autumn. It is a month where gold paints our hillsides and seasons collide when the first snow sticks. Some of us dream of sweaters and lattes, Halloween costumes and ski season. Some of us start thinking about efficient appliances and LED light bulbs.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-07