Author Archives: Kimberly Schlaepfer

Walking Mountains Increases Reach of Zero Waste Events

Expanding Zero Waste one Tent at a Time

Walking Mountains Sustainability was the recipient of a Recycling, Resource and Economic Opportunity Grant from the State of Colorado. This grant allowed us ...

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Beyond Food Rescue

Eagle River Valley Food Bank Takes on Community Food Insecurity, and Food Waste

Food waste is one of the biggest problems plaguing our developed world. In fact, if the food waste in the US was its ...

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The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District Goes Solar!

Eagle Fire District Installs Solar PV on Roof

A new solar array on the roof of Greater Eagle Fire Protection District is projected to generate 57% of annual energy use

The Greater Eagle Fire ...

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Electric Vehicles Incentives, Rebates, and Grants ENDING SOON

Time is running out to get a great deal on EVs and Charging Stations!

There is A LOT of activity happening at a federal, state, regional, and local level to promote the sale and install of ...

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Composting with Bears - Steps to Keep Your Compost Bear-Free

It doesn't have to be bad news bears when it comes to compost

One of the biggest barriers for local residents in Eagle County to start their own backyard compost pile, is the concern over ...

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Climate Action Collaborative E-Bike Share Demo!

Climate Action Collaborative Electric Bike Share Demo!

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The Bookworm of Edwards - Purchasing for the Planet

The Bookworm of Edwards is a local book and coffee shop providing a wonderful and inviting atmosphere to eat, meet, and read all while enjoying delicious snacks and beverages. But not only is this ...

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What is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

A renewable energy certificate is created when 1 megawatt hour of energy is produced through wind, solar, or another renewable source. Because all energy generated, renewable or not, goes into the ...

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