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Resourceful Today - Thriving Tomorrow
  • Mayor Michael B. Hancock celebrates the opening of the first Denver B-cycle station to be included in the design of a new development to mitigate concerns about parking
    Mayor Michael B. Hancock celebrates the opening of the first Denver B-cycle station to be included in the design of a new development to mitigate concerns about parking  
  • Denver City Energy Project launches, targeting our largest buildings for energy efficiency
    Denver City Energy Project launches, targeting our largest buildings for energy efficiency
  • Denver City Council passage of an ordinance allowing Denver residents to sell homegrown produce and cottage foods
    Denver City Council passage of an ordinance allowing Denver residents to sell homegrown produce and cottage foods
  • Mayor Hancock enjoying Denver
    Mayor Hancock enjoying Denver's first protected bike lane on 15th Street
  • Members of the Office
    Members of the Office's Advisory Council and the City's Sustainability Implementation Committee work to create Denver's sustainability vision
  • Even the Sun knows – Denver was selected as America’s first ‘Solar-Friendly Community
    Even the Sun knows – Denver was selected as America’s first ‘Solar-Friendly Community'
  • Mayor Hancock & Denver youth celebrating B-cycle
    Mayor Hancock & Denver youth celebrating B-cycle's first on-street station
  • Denver International Airport has 8 megawatts of installed solar generation capacity and will go over 10 megawatts in 2014
    Denver International Airport has 8 megawatts of installed solar generation capacity and will go over 10 megawatts in 2014
  • Denver’s Office of Sustainability Advisory Council gets a close look at sustainable, affordable housing through the award-winning Mariposa Project
    Denver’s Office of Sustainability Advisory Council gets a close look at sustainable, affordable housing through the award-winning Mariposa Project
  • Denver is certainly happy about efforts by groups like Walk Denver to make us a more walk-friendly community
    Denver is certainly happy about efforts by groups like Walk Denver to make us a more walk-friendly community  

Latest News

May 22, 2015

Tenants Leading the Way

Businesses are getting smart about energy use by participating in our Lease for Efficiency Challenge and finding resources for how to improve energy efficiency in their own spaces.

May 19, 2015

Sustainable Neighborhoods DenverLess than two years after launching Denver’s Sustainable Neighborhood Program, Denver Environmental Health is excited to announce West Colfax, North City Park and Chaffee Park-Regis neighborhoods have achieved the Outstanding Sustainable Neighborhood designation, the highest level of environmental and sustainable achievement.

Apr 25, 2015

Water is a limited resource in our dry climate. Using water wisely not only saves you money, but it’s the right thing to do. Denver Water’s 2015 summer watering rules are enforced May 1 to Oct. 1, so please use only what you need.

Events

May 22, 2015

FACTS Conference

The French Ameri-Can Climate TalkS (FACTS) are traveling to Denver to hold a conference highlighting climate change’s effects on health and the quality of life from the perspectives of France and Colorado.

May 18, 2015

Bike to Work Wednesday logo

Commit to conquering your commute and ride every Wednesday, starting May 13th. Register your trips each week on My Way To Go to earn free prizes from Noodles and Co, AAA Colorado, and BikeDenver.

Apr 24, 2015

Food Rescue Ride flyer

Join Denver Food Rescue in their first annual Food Rescue Ride by dressing up as your favorite fruit or veggie and riding 15,30, or 60 miles to support healthy food access in Denver!

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