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

Make Your Home Energy Efficient this Energy Efficiency Day

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Sep 21, 2021 9:15:00 AM
Outfitting homes and businesses with Energy Star-certified appliances and lightbulbs can help reduce energy usage, save money, and has never been easier! Did you know that the Energy Smart..
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Actively Green Program Offers Scholarship to Minority-Owned Businesses

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Sep 13, 2021 8:45:00 AM
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Actively Green sustainable business certification is offering scholarships to cover the costs of the program for two local, minority-owned businesses.
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Lessons from Eagle County Icons & Sustainability Champions Andy Jessen, Adam Palmer and Seth Bossung

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Mar 19, 2021 3:00:00 PM
If you’ve ever stood staring in front of a vibrantly colored, wildflower covered, seemingly undiscovered mountain landscape long enough to catch a bug in your mouth, you know.   If you’ve ever..
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Topics: Actively Green, Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Actively Green 2020 Award Winners

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Dec 23, 2020 2:55:58 PM
 
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Topics: Actively Green, Energy Smart

11 Eagle County Businesses Recognized as Colorado Environmental Leaders

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Last week, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recognized 11 Eagle County businesses for outstanding environmental achievements that help protect our state.  Representing..
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Topics: Actively Green, Sustainability Tips

Local business that 'go green' should start with small, bite-sized efforts

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Aug 11, 2020 10:30:00 AM
By Lauren Glendenning, published in the Vail Daily 8.11.2020 Brought to you by Walking Mountains Science Center From straws made out of avocado pits and citrus peels to gift-wrapping ribbon made..
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Topics: Actively Green, Actively Green Ambassador

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