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.

Climate Action Week

Join us for Climate Action Week, April 21-30, 2022!

Climate Action Week is an extended week of events to inspire local climate action! Events will correspond to different sectors of sustainability and highlight local climate action sponsors. See the full schedule and registrations below.

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

  • The 2021 Sustainable Business Awards
    The 2021 Sustainable Business Awards are presented to Actively Green Certified Businesses Climate Impact Award: Eagle River Water & Sanitation District... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-21
  • Sustainability Tip: Think Early About Water Conservation at Home
    Every Coloradoan knows that water is a limited and critical resource in our state. And while the rivers are running high this time of year, planning ahead and conserving water now is critical. We’ve seen the results of a drying climate in our communities, most prevalently in the form of... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-16
  • Case Study: Nerding Out on Solar - How Active Energies Solar is Going for Gold
    Get to Know Active Energies Active Energies Solar, LLC is a solar energy design, installation, and financing company primarily installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for residential and commercial customers in Eagle, Summit, Lake, Garfield and Pitkin Counties. Active Energies’ goal is to make renewable energy commonplace by increasing the accessibility... Read more
    Published on: 2022-06-08