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


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

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


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

Sustainability Tips: Reduce Your Waste this Holiday Season

Posted by Nina Waysdorf on Dec 17, 2019 2:00:00 PM
The holidays come with some sustainability challenges. Stanford University reports that, Americans throw away about 25% more trash than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Consider all the..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Composting, Recycling, Leave No Trace, Zero Waste

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

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