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


Eagle County Recycling Guide

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Aug 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM
Recycling Guide - Winter 2020 Update The Climate Action Collaborative is launching our 2nd Bi-Annual Recycling Guide for the Eagle County Community. We are spelling out in perfect clarity (with..
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Topics: Recycling, Waste Update

Plastics: A Solution and a Curse

Posted by Jake Watroba on Jul 19, 2019 12:14:11 PM
“There is no such thing as ‘away.’ When we throw something away it must go somewhere.” -Annie Leonard Plastics, or more scientifically understood as “polymers,” truly have an interesting..
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Topics: Recycling, Waste Update

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

The Environmental Implications of Recycling and Why it Matters

Posted by Taylor Stewart on Jul 19, 2019 11:56:20 AM
Recycling reduces resource constraints, saves emissions, and prevents pollution Many people already connect the impact recycling efforts have on reducing environmental impact and landfill waste,..
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Topics: Recycling, Waste Update

What do the Recycling Numbers Mean?

Posted by Elise Matera on Jul 19, 2019 11:48:49 AM
Chasing arrows does not always mean recycle-ability When tossing something out, many of us are in the habit of looking for the chasing arrows or “recycling symbol” at the bottom which contains a..
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Topics: 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

Recycling Isn't Just About Trash, It's About Energy

Posted by Sophia Gianfrancisco on Nov 7, 2018 1:32:23 PM
Recycling Isn’t Just About Trash, it’s About Energy It’s the right thing to do and is a critical part of meeting Eagle County’s emissions goals.  
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Topics: Forever Green, Climate Action Collaborative, Recycling, Waste Update

How to Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Aug 22, 2018 11:53:54 AM
Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste in Eagle County * All household hazardous waste can be brought to the HHW Facility located two miles north of Wolcott (Exit #157),off Highway 131, at the..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Recycling, Waste Update

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