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

Sustainability Planning Workshop

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Jun 18, 2020 4:00:00 PM
Virtually attend this workshop no matter how long your business or organization has been involved with the Actively Green Program, but make sure to attend this workshop if your business has been..
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Topics: Actively Green, Center For Sustainability

Impact of COVID-19 on Eagle Valley Businesses

Posted by Kate Manzer on May 6, 2020 10:44:35 AM
As long as these past six weeks have felt during the COVID-19 pandemic while the economic and social health of our greater valley community have suffered, the environmental well-being of our..
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Topics: Actively Green, Sustainability Tips

Support Actively Green Businesses During COVID-19

Posted by Kate Manzer on Apr 30, 2020 11:55:38 AM
COVID-19 has gone on long enough: long enough for Eagle County to have received approval from the state to have some restrictions lifted, long enough for a sustained decrease in confirmed cases,..
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Topics: Actively Green, Sustainability Tips

Waste Diversion for Hotels

Posted by Kate Manzer on Apr 21, 2020 9:14:00 AM
Did you know that for every $1 spent on reducing food waste, hotels can save between $5 and $10, according to the World Resources Institute? The same WRI study also found that on average, hotels..
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Topics: Actively Green, Sustainability Tips, Composting, Sustainable Food, Zero Waste

Sustainability Tip: Waste Diversion Workshop

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 9, 2020 3:12:02 PM
Waste Diversion for Restaurants, Caterers & Other Food Vendors Here in Eagle County, waste can be diverted from our landfill in multiple ways: By being recycled and composted, our food, plastic,..
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Topics: Actively Green, Environmental Education, Press Release, Forever Green, Sustainability Tips

Actively Green Spotlight: Encore Electric's Liz Bankert

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 21, 2018 1:19:16 PM
Actively Green Ambassador: A spotlight that celebrates a local person who works for an Actively Green 2018 participating sustainable business. The goal is to recognize local “green/sustainable”..
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Topics: Actively Green, Actively Green Ambassador

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

Walking Mountains Science Center Reaches Goals through Sustainable Actions

Posted by Walking Mountains on Mar 17, 2017 3:00:54 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center has once again completed their Actively Green certification in 2017 for the fourth consecutive year. Just because Actively Green is a Walking Mountains..
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Topics: Actively Green, Forever Green

A New Year’s Sustainability Resolution for your Business: Actively Green

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jan 11, 2017 10:51:33 AM
Prepare for the New Year by joining the Eagle Valley sustainability movement. Walking Mountains Sustainability is hosting an Actively Green Sustainable Business Certification trainings throughout..
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Topics: Actively Green, Forever Green, Sustainability Tips

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