• Welcome to the Denver Office of Sustainability

    Resourceful Today - Thriving Tomorrow
    • 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

    Oct 28, 2014

    group shot of enrolled bldg mgrsDenver today announced its plan to unlock $1.3 billion in energy savings through a targeted effort to reduce climate-changing greenhouse gases from the energy used by commercial and multi-family buildings.

    Oct 13, 2014

    Compost your leaves at one of Denver Recycles’ LeafDrop sites.  By participating in the LeafDrop program you can make less trash, keep our streets clean and help to make compost for Denver Recycles’ Annual Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale in May.

    Oct 06, 2014

    Housing in Denver - Five Year PlanMayor Michael B. Hancock, the Denver Office of Economic Development, and housing stakeholders today unveiled a comprehensive, collaborative strategy for improving access to "high quality, affordable, sustainable housing." Check out the new five-year plan, Housing Denver, here.

    Events

    Nov 21, 2014

    Help shape the future of outdoor spaces in Downtown Denver! Join Denver Parks and Recreation and the Downtown Denver Partnership in the early stages of developing a long-term vision for how your parks and public spaces will contribute to a thriving and more livable downtown.

    Nov 19, 2014

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    Tremendous growth in Colorado’s natural gas and renewable energy sectors, new rules on power plant emissions, and technological developments may mean the re-making of electricity generation in the state. Please join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado for a discussion on the future of electricity generation in Colorado, and what the path to a clean energy future may look like.

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