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.
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Latest Sustainability Blog Posts
- Sustainable/ESG InvestingHas 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
- 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
- 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