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  • 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

Apr 07, 2015

rain barrel diagram

The City and County of Denver has endorsed Colorado HB 15-1259, which would allow the residential use of two 55-gallon rain barrels per household.

Apr 02, 2015

Love This Place Photo Contest

April is Earth Month, and the Office of Sustainability is celebrating by hosting a photo contest! Click for details.

Mar 24, 2015

Mayor Avanti Bcycle pictureMayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver Bike Sharing formally announced the installation of Denver B-cycle’s largest station - 30 docks in all - and the first to be included as part of the overall plan for mitigating concerns about parking in a new development design.

Events

Apr 08, 2015

KickMulch 2015 poster-off the spring landscaping season by getting your compost for less and mulch for free!





Apr 08, 2015

gardenerLearn how easy it is to make compost in your own backyard from food scraps and yard waste at Denver Recycles’ and Denver Urban Gardens’ FREE Learn to Compost classes!

Apr 07, 2015

Bike to Work Day posterBTWD posterBike to Work Day 2015 will be Wednesday, June 24th. Individual registration opens May 1st.

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