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

  • Climate Action Collaborative Stakeholder Meeting Recap
    On Monday, June 26th, the Climate Action Collaborative (CAC) hosted its first semi-annual stakeholder meeting of 2023. CAC stakeholder meetings are an opportunity to come together and receive pertinent updates regarding CAC progress and work, along with an educational presentation from an outside organization. Stakeholder meetings are open to the... Read more
    Published on: 2023-07-17
  • Staying Cool and Sustainable this Summer
    The wait is over, after what felt like years of rainy day after rainy day, summer is finally here in full force. The blue skies and warm sun are beautiful for rafting, swimming, biking, and hiking but with it are sweaty days and nights. With rising temperatures due to climate... Read more
    Published on: 2023-07-14
  • Cheers to a Summer Spent Outside!
    It’s “moved for the winter, stayed for the summer” season in Eagle County. The time of year where locals reflect on how fast the ski season went by, but audibly remind themselves (and anyone else who will listen) that summer is the real reason they live here. ... Read more
    Published on: 2023-06-12