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

Kimberly Schlaepfer

Kimberly Schlaepfer
Kimberly Schlaepfer is the Climate Action Collaborative Project Manager for Eagle County. Kimberly works daily to ensure implementation of the goals written out in the Climate Action Plan.

Recent Posts

Beyond Food Rescue

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Dec 14, 2018 3:07:58 PM
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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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District Goes Solar!

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Nov 8, 2018 1:15:43 PM
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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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

Electric Vehicles Incentives, Rebates, and Grants ENDING SOON

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Oct 3, 2018 1:56:43 PM
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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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Electric Vehicles

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

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Aug 2, 2018 11:24:49 AM
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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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Composting

Climate Action Collaborative E-Bike Share Demo!

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Aug 1, 2018 3:12:30 PM
Climate Action Collaborative Electric Bike Share Demo!
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Electric Bikes (E-Bike)

Helping to Make Events Sustainable in the Eagle Valley

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Aug 1, 2018 2:33:23 PM
Walking Mountains Sustainability Zero Waste Events Walking Mountains' Zero Waste program is committed to reducing waste and resource consumption. At Zero Waste events we do this by working with..
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Topics: Actively Green, Recycling

The Bookworm of Edwards - Purchasing for the Planet

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Jul 16, 2018 3:20:39 PM
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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Topics: Actively Green, Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

What is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Jul 16, 2018 11:22:05 AM
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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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Don't be idle when it comes to idling

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Jun 4, 2018 8:17:00 AM
Have you ever found yourself sitting in your car waiting to pick up a friend or letting your car warm up, engine running, heat cranked and music blasting? We’ve all been in a situation where we’ve..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative