• Welcome to the Denver Office of Sustainability

    Resourceful Today - Thriving Tomorrow
    • 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

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Office of Sustainability is looking for fall interns. If you or someone you know is interested, please apply online via Denver's HR site.

    Aug 18, 2014

    Xcel Energy reports it achieved 384 GWh per year of electricity savings and 81 MW of peak load reduction at the generator level from demand-side management (DSM) programs implemented in 2013. The electricity savings exceed the savings goal established by the Colorado PUC by 8%. Xcel estimates that its 2013 electric DSM programs will provide its customers with $177 million in net economic benefits over the lifetime of measures installed last year. Natural gas efficiency programs helped customers save 570,000 dekatherms of gas per year, well above the Company’s gas savings goal. Xcel Energy is the largest electric and gas utility in Colorado with approximately 1.4 million customers.

    Jul 29, 2014

    Planners recently wrapped up three years of work on the Denver Livability Partnership -- a federal-grant-funded initiative to expand permanent affordable housing, improve access to jobs and create better multi-modal connectivity along Denver's transit corridors. Check out the Denver Livability Parnership's final report at DenverGov.org/DLP.

    Events

    Aug 17, 2014

    RTD realizes that as they expand their bus, rail and specialty services, the current fare structure has become complex. In an effort provide customers with the best transit experience, they are holding public meetings to better understand the challenges that passengers are experiencing with the current fare structure.

    Denver--Noon, Thursday, August 28
    RTD Administrative Offices
    1600 Blake Street, Rooms T & D 

    Aug 17, 2014

    Jul 22, 2014

    The ultimate upcycle event! Click here to learn more about Colorado's newest arts and entertainment festival!

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