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

Recycling MYTH BUSTERS!

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Jan 31, 2020 10:23:54 AM
There is a lot of news about recycling in the US. We're here to bust some of the myths you've probably heard about!
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Recycling, Zero Waste

The Trickiest Materials to Recycle

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Jan 31, 2020 10:18:47 AM
Recycling can be tricky. The rules can and do change depending on markets, where you are, and how you recycle (dual stream or single stream). It’s important to recycle right, as too much..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Recycling, Zero Waste

The Recycling Industry is not Dead

Posted by Miki Salamon on Jul 19, 2019 12:05:25 PM
Recycling is far from dead and in Colorado it's alive and thriving! Each year, millions of Americans take their plastic, glass, and cardboard items and toss them into their local recycling bin in..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Recycling, Waste Update

Recycling: A commodities market

Posted by Ingrid Lindquist on Jul 19, 2019 11:48:10 AM
What we can recycle, relies wholly on the manufacturers who are willing to buy and reuse them After the expansion of US recycling programs in the 1970’s, recycling was something many people either..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Recycling, Waste Update

Walking Mountains Increases Reach of Zero Waste Events

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Jul 19, 2019 11:01:59 AM
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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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Recycling, Zero Waste

Pay as you Throw Gets a Boost in Vail

Posted by Beth Markham on Jul 19, 2019 9:59:05 AM
Town of Vail Wins State Grant to Fund New (Small) Trash Bins Through a Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) mini-grant from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment the Town..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Bring Nature Back into Your Landscape

Posted by Mercedes Quesada-Embid on Mar 26, 2019 11:40:36 AM
Towards a Resilient, Non-Silent Spring Although it is hard to believe, soon the snow will be melting and the spring and summer seasons will be upon us here in the Eagle Valley. Grasses will be..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

What to Tackle First, Solar or Energy Efficiency?

Posted by Tom Boyd on Mar 26, 2019 11:31:21 AM
In home-energy improvement aim big, but start small Like a lot of people reading this I was curious about installing solar power on my roof. Would I save money on my energy bill or would it cost..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

Buying Raspberries in the Middle of Winter

Posted by Emma Sloan on Mar 26, 2019 11:19:07 AM
How eating local and seasonal produce can improve your diet, build community, and reduce your carbon footprint We are all accustomed to the stands of berries positioned at the entrance of the..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

Smart Ways to Stop Idling Your Car

Posted by Saphira Klearman & Mikayla Curtis on Mar 26, 2019 11:09:50 AM
It's your turn, to turn it off.  As temperatures continue to drop below freezing it’s pretty easy and convenient to let your vehicle idle until it warms up. Simply defined, idling is when a..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative