Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

Sustainability

Actively Green Sustainable Business Incentives Announced

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jan 19, 2016 11:24:51 AM
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The Actively Green Sustainable Business Certification Program is part of a larger movement to create a culture of sustainability throughout the Eagle Valley. Over 120 businesses have participated in the trainings with almost 40 businesses currently certified and many more actively working toward certification. The program was developed with global nonprofit partner Sustainable Travel International and any type of business or organization is encouraged to participate.

“Actively Green is a team effort, and we want to raise the bar in sustainable practices. Participating in a community-wide effort to set sustainable business goals and work together to follow through with our commitments is important to our business” said Shawn Bruckman, Director of Sustainability at Vail Honeywagon.


During the upcoming training businesses will learn about business sustainability best-practices: how to save money and reduce waste, engage employees in a green team, use a sustainability management system and create an action plan, and increase marketing power to attract more customers.

“Actively Green is another way we can show our stakeholders what we’re doing and that we’re proud to be a part of an environmentally responsible and socially equitable campaign that we really believe in” said Susie Tjossem, Executive Director of Colorado’s Ski and Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame.

Organizations from any sector are encouraged to participate and a list of currently certified businesses can be found at www.walkingmountains.org/ag.

To learn more or register for the training CLICK HERE or contact Kim Langmaid kiml@walkingmountains.org 970-827-9725.

About Walking Mountains Science Center
Walking Mountains Science Center’s mission is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education. Visit www.walkingmountains.org or call 970.827.9725 for more information.

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Topics: Actively Green, Forever Green

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