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2018 Sustainability News and Events

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Jun 28, 2018

Denver Releases Action Plan to Reduce Wasted Food, Feed More Residents in Need

Collaboration with NRDC, The Rockefeller Foundation Will Help Meet Goals of Denver Food Vision.

Jun 01, 2018

Any Street Grocery Hosting Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Mobile grocery stores are a key priority for Department of Public Health & Environment’s Denver Food Vision 2030.

May 22, 2018

Denver Announces Pilot Program to Raise Awareness of Energy Costs in Homes

New pilot will utilize home energy scores to help sellers, buyers and new homeowners understand energy efficiency options.

May 08, 2018

Denver Agencies Offer Driver, Cyclist Safety Tips for National Bike to School Day

As students from 26 Denver schools hit the streets on May 9 in celebration of National Bike to School Day, Denver Department of Public Health & Environment, Police, and Public Works are teaming up to remind all residents to stay safe and alert on our city’s streets.

May 08, 2018

Denver firefighters want to show local community the benefits of composting

Denver firefighters are taking on a new role in the community by serving as “zero heroes” to work toward achieving “zero waste” in the city through composting.

May 03, 2018

Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center Begins Journey to Creating Net-Zero Energy Campus

250-acre campus will minimize environmental footprint by utilizing readily accessible and renewable resources.

Apr 20, 2018

Denver City and County Building Illuminated for Earth Day

The tower of Denver’s City and County Building will go green on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 in honor of the 48th annual Earth Day celebration. Energy-efficient LED lights will turn the tower into a symbol of the City’s extensive work to protect Denver’s environment and natural resources through efforts aimed at air quality, water quality, low-carbon transportation, energy efficiency, business sustainability and more.

Apr 11, 2018

Denver Ranks 9th on EPA’s 2018 List of Top Cities with ENERGY STAR® Certified Buildings

Denver was recently ranked 9th on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2018 list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Denver previously ranked 12th on the list in 2016.

Apr 04, 2018

2018 Denver Healthy Communities Awards Winners Announced

Bob McDonald, Executive Director of Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE), joined more than 100 city officials, finalists and community partners to announce the winners of the fourth annual Denver Healthy Communities Awards.

Jan 19, 2018

Denver Day Works program helps 110 people who were experiencing an episode of homelessness

The Denver Day Works program helped 110 people who were experiencing an episode of homelessness and, in most cases, living on the streets obtain permanent work during its pilot year.