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

Walking Mountains Sustainability Blog

Give your garden some extra love by adding compost

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on May 19, 2020 9:41:00 AM
As the weather starts to get warmer and our frosts get fewer and fewer, many of you are likely thinking about starting your gardens for the summer. And as you might have some extra time at home..
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Topics: Forever Green, Sustainability Tips, Composting

Stop Using Single-Use Plastics

Posted by Mackenzie Koffenberger on May 12, 2020 10:21:00 AM
The world looks different these days, but one thing still stays the same—single-use plastics are avoidable. No matter if you are working from home, an essential worker or waiting for work to..
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Topics: Forever Green, Sustainability Tips, Recycling, Zero Waste

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

Technology for your Home or Business to Reduce the Building's Carbon Footprint

Posted by Nikki Maline on Apr 20, 2020 11:40:00 AM
Are you curious about these newer technologies that the Energy Programs team at Walking Mountains has been telling folks about? Below is a simple explanation on cold climate air source heat..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability, Sustainability Tips

Change in Season, Change in Energy Use

Posted by Matt Parker on Apr 15, 2020 9:29:58 AM
With the spring equinox behind us, the sun is rising earlier and setting later. Thus, your home is being heated from the sun more and more each day. This is a great time to consider adjusting..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tip: Properly Dispose of Waste During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Mar 31, 2020 7:00:00 AM
Many of you are likely working extra hard to keep your families and communities safe, clean and healthy. For many, that means cleaning hands and surfaces more frequently, staying home and..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

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

Sustainability Tips: Climate Change - Who's to Blame

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Feb 25, 2020 11:15:00 AM
The main message of the environmental movement of the last 20 years in the United States has focused on reducing individual impact. “Consume less”, “drive less”, “downsize” are all things we as..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Climate Action Plan

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