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Earth Day Denver

Thank you for your interest in Earth Day 2019!

Join Denver Public Health & Environment for Earth Day Denver: Green Teams in Action on April 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Wellington Webb Building Atrium (201 W. Colfax Ave).

Learn from community green teams, local organizations, and City agencies about the unique ways Denverites can make our city a greener place to live, work, and play.

This free event features interactive and educational displays that demonstrate ways to live more sustainability in your home, community, and work.

All activities and displays are designed to educate and engage residents in protecting our natural resources, and celebrate innovative and sustainable local projects, programs and businesses. Denver area residents, students and downtown employees are encouraged to stop by learn how everyone can make a difference.

Earth Day Denver: Green Teams in Action is a Certified Green event, which ensures sustainable practices are in place to minimize the event’s impact on the planet.

Interested in Tabling?

If you are interested in hosting a table at Earth Day Denver: Green Teams in Action, please fill out the Registration Application. This year's theme is "Green Teams in Action." Tables, displays, and activities will be focused on community-level sustainability initiatives and actions. Free tabling opportunities are open to City and County of Denver departments, neighborhood teams in the Sustainable Neighborhood Network, & teams and partners from the 2019 Green Team Accelerator Lab with Green Team Academy.

If you have any questions, please contact Taylor Moellers at

Thank you for your interest in Earth Day 2018!

In lieu of hosting Earth Day festivities this year (since it falls on a weekend), DDPHE is instead attending the Sierra Club Earth Day celebration at the Colorado State Capital Grounds in Denver. Look for the DDPHE booth from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21 to learn more about how you can help make Denver greener, and enjoy live music, drinks, yoga, local art and more.

DDPHE will resume hosting Earth Day events in 2019, so please check back here in January 2019 for more information.



  • EPA
  • Springback Colorado Mattress Recycling - The place for Colorado to fully recycle post-consumer mattresses and box springs. By using our services, you support redemptive employment opportunities for people in our community.
  • Denver Food Rescue - Denver Food Rescue (DFR) uses the sustainable method of bicycle power and an amazing volunteer crew to save good produce from grocery stores, farmers markets, and distributors that would otherwise be thrown away. We then redistribute it to directly to organizations that work with food insecure and low-income communities.
  • Xcel Energy - We are a recognized industry leader in delivering renewable energy and reducing carbon and other emissions, efforts that have put us on a path to a more sustainable energy future.
  • KBCO - World Class Rock Boulder/Denver
  • Tesla / Solar City - Tesla, Inc. is an American automaker, energy storage company, and solar panel manufacturer based in Palo Alto, California. The company was initially founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, although the company also considers Elon Musk, JB Straubel, and Ian Wright amongst its co-founders. The company specializes in electric cars, Lithium-ion battery energy storage, and, through their SolarCity subsidiary, residential solar panels.
  • People and Pollinators Action Network The People and Pollinators Action Network is mobilizing communities in Colorado to take positive action for pollinators. People and Pollinators is taking on the big issues, state-wide, that are threatening the health of Colorado pollinators, the sustainability of Colorado agriculture, and the well-being of Colorado communities.
  • Congress Park Neighbors Green Team - A neighborhood-led group committed to advancing sustainability initiatives in the community of Congress Park, Denver.
  • Electric Bike Outfitters EBO was born out of curiosity and a never-ending love of the bicycle. Each kit caters to different needs and different budgets and we have a team of experienced riders that can answer questions and help you select the best model.
  • CSU Denver Extension Master Gardeners – 34 Colorado counties participated in the Colorado Master Gardener volunteer program. Activities included public educational classes, telephone, email and walk-in assistance, field visits, youth and community garden education, blog writing, television, radio and pod casts, farmers markets and educational booths.
  • Sierra Club – Metro Denver - The Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter was formed over 50 years ago to explore, enjoy, and protect Colorado. We are here to repair the follies of our past, protect the current national treasures Colorado holds in nature from damage or destruction, and plan for a future that is better than our present.
  • Regional Air Quality Council - The RAQC assists with regional public/private initiatives to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, mobile sources, and other sources.
  • National Park Service  - Since 1916, the National Park Service has been entrusted with the care of our national parks. With the help of volunteers and partners, we safeguard these special places and share their stories with more than 275 million visitors every year. But our work doesn't stop there.
  • Common Earth Builders  - Rooted in the heart of Colorado, Common Earth is an evolving collective that designs, creates and revitalizes urban spaces through natural building. We advocate for, teach, and inspire generative building practices that improve livelihoods and relationships.
  • Davies Media Design  - At Davies Media Design, we are committed to reducing our environmental footprint through reduced energy consumption and waste.
  • Denver Green Forum - A series of green forums and events discussing the future of sustainability in Colorado via Colorado’s foremost green thought leaders and innovators.
  • Mines Tiny House (Student Group) - We are a student-led group who wants to build Mines Tiny House, about 200 square foot house on a trailer bed, for research and teaching purposes. Students from all levels and multiple majors on campus are collaborating to build the most EFFICIENT tiny house, full of sensors, the latest technology, to make the house a living/learning lab for students and faculty of Mines through the Energy Minor at Colorado School of Mines.
  • Energisimple - energisimple is a hands-on energy educational organization with the primary objective of making energy fun. 
  • Chicken Coops of Colorado - This family-owned company builds a variety of chicken coops based on an heirloom design and adapted for Colorado’s climate.
  • Maven - A more connected, seamless car sharing experience.
  • Emu Systems - Emu Systems specializes in advanced building science for mainstream construction. We offer construction systems design, building envelope expertise, Passive House consulting, air & moisture flow analysis, and advanced thermal calculations.
  • AAA Charging Truck - On Earth Day 2015, AAA Colorado unveiled a truck that can quick charge electric vehicles on the roadside. The launch of the electric vehicle (EV) charging truck means AAA Colorado can now rescue members with depleted electric vehicles and provide a sufficient charge to reach a charging station.
  • Soil Secrets, LLC - Soil Secrets LLC develops products that instigate the natural biochemical process required for healthy soils and proper plant nutrition.
  • Roofless Solar – Powered by Clean Energy Collective, RooflessSolar, also known as community solar, is an optimally located solar array built within your utility area. With RooflessSolar, you receive credits on your electric bill for participating in the solar array. RooflessSolar enables any resident or business to take advantage of solar power, even renters!
  • American Lung Association – Colorado / Denver Clean Cities Coalition - The mission of these Coalitions is to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector, decreasing the amount of harmful lung pollutants in the air and helping people breathe easier.
  • Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch - Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch (RMMR) is Colorado’s first and only edible insect farm, raising crickets for wholesale to restaurants and food manufactures. RMMR produces delicious, nutritious food by using feed sourced from high quality food waste and practices that emphasize end result as highly as animal welfare and environmental impact.
  • Denver Water - Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Established in 1918, the utility is a public agency funded by water rates and new tap fees, not taxes. It is Colorado’s oldest and largest water utility.
  • Americas For Conservation + the Arts - Americas for Conservation + the Arts AFC+A aims to create a healthy environment through advocacy, education, and engagement of culturally diverse communities. AFC+A advances tools and platforms that empower these communities to provide long-term environmental stewardship, ensuring a healthy environment for ALL cultures.
  • Colorado Renewable Energy Society - The Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) is dedicated to the advancement of all forms of renewable energy (RE), energy efficiency (EE), and their synergy with sustainability and economic development. Our goal is to raise awareness and provide educational activities, through all CRES chapters, to increase the adoption of existing and emerging EE/RE technologies, techniques, and policies. CRES is a statewide, non-partisan, non-profit, 501(c)3 membership organization.
  • Solar Decathlon - The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition made up of 10 contests that challenge student teams to design and build full-size, solar-powered houses. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends design excellence and smart energy production with innovation, market potential, and energy and water efficiency. Simply put, there's nothing else like it.
  • Production Solar Solutions - We help homeowners to harness the sun’s energy, as simple as a signature. We design, install and maintain your system for 20 to 30 years guaranteed power.
  • BriteStreet Energy - BriteStreet has been serving the industry since 2012. This extensive experience combined with our skilled and attentive staff ensures quality yet affordable solutions for our clients, and enables us to make “going solar” simple and easy for you.
  • EnviroHub - Our mission is to raise awareness in academic, local, and business communities through positive support.


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