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.

Certified Sustainable Businesses
Energy Assessments Performed in Eagle County Homes
Pounds of Waste Diverted From the Landfill through Zero Waste Events, Composting and Recycling
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.

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!

Weekly Sustainability Tips

Get weekly sustainability tips delivered directly to your inbox!

Download the Waste Wizard

Learn how to recycle right!

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.

Community Guide to Civic Engagement

Resources to help you engage with the civic process and advocate for issues you care about.



Latest Sustainability Blog Posts

  • Sustainable Spring Cleaning
    With snow flurrying outside and the sidewalks still icy, it’s hard to imagine that spring is right around the corner. Nonetheless the season of new growth is on the way and many of us may be inspired to undertake annual spring cleaning. Spring cleaning can help us start the season... Read more
    Published on: 2024-03-18
  • Sustainable Valentine's Day
    It's Valentine's Day and while this column might not usually give relationship advice, this month we have tips on how to show your love for the most special someone of all: the planet! ... Read more
    Published on: 2024-02-14
  • Stories from our Zero-Waste Heros
    If you’ve attended an event in Eagle County, you probably caught a glimpse of the Walking Mountains’ zero waste team in action. Made up of hardworking contract staff and volunteer members from our local community, this crew provided zero waste services at over 40 different events in 2023, diverting over... Read more
    Published on: 2024-01-11