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

Set Some Climate Action New Years Resolution!

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Dec 31, 2022 10:23:00 AM
As we look forward to the New Year ahead, many of us are making resolutions for self improvement and growth. This year, consider making some climate action resolutions to improve both your life and..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips, Staff Spotlight

'Tis the Season for Sustainable Gift Wrap

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Dec 12, 2022 9:38:26 AM
The holidays are a time for joy and generosity, however they can also be a time that generates a lot of waste. Americans throw away an estimated extra 25 million tons of garbage between Thanksgiving..
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Sustainability Tips for Renters

Posted by Elizabeth Baer on Nov 23, 2022 7:00:00 AM
There are many great resources for homeowners on how to improve their home’s energy efficiency and sustainability. However, finding sustainable solutions can be more difficult when you rent your..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tip: Tricks for a Greener Halloween

Posted by Emily Dennis on Oct 27, 2022 11:00:00 AM
With tricks and treats right around the corner, you may want to consider greening your Halloween this year! Did you know that a single trick-or-treater creates about one pound of trash? Consider that..
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Sustainability Tip: Tips for a Greener Clean

Posted by Emily Dennis on Sep 19, 2022 9:56:57 AM
Household cleaning is a chore that many of us may dread. Whether you’re doing an end of summer cleaning, preparing for a gathering, or picking up after other messy members of the house, cleaning is..
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CAC Column: The Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Us Reduce Emissions

Posted by Will Barror on Sep 15, 2022 9:13:11 AM
If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard of the Inflation Reduction Act (or IRA) passed by Congress and signed into law back in August. The IRA has been called “The most significant legislation in..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tip: This is our first rodeo! - Walking Mountains Zero Waste Team at the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo

Posted by Amelia Kovacs on Aug 15, 2022 9:46:03 AM
Country music blasting, slurping of fresh lemonade, cowboys lounging, and the consuming of maybe an unhealthy but unregretted amount of funnel cake - not the first event you’d imagine having zero..
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Case Study: Sipes Architects - Drawing the Greenprints

Posted by Mia Beyer on Aug 4, 2022 11:25:57 AM
Creating Blueprints  Sipes Architects is an Eagle Valley-based design firm that incorporates “art, science, and the spirit of inspired design” into their work to realize each of their client’s dream..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Actively Green Case Studies

Sustainability Tip: Celebrate Plastic Free July!

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Jul 14, 2022 11:27:12 AM
July is a great month. It’s the peak of summer, prime time for camping, the wildflowers are popping and the trails are calling. July is also a wonderful month to join in a global movement to create a..
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Sustainability Tip: Think Early About Water Conservation at Home

Posted by Simba Dupwa on Jun 16, 2022 2:40:08 PM
Every Coloradoan knows that water is a limited and critical resource in our state. And while the rivers are running high this time of year, planning ahead and conserving water now is critical. We’ve..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips