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2018 Sustainability News and Events

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Nov 5, 2018

Chief Sustainability Officer, Jerry Tinianow, University of Colorado Wirth Chair Recipient

On November 5, 2018, the University of Colorado Denver will host the Wirth Chair Sustainability Awards Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel Denver and will honor Denver’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Jerry Tinianow with the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE), for his work “to ensure that critical natural resources are available and affordable to everyone in Denver, now and in the future."

Sep 12, 2018

Denver Invites Residents to “Pass Gas” and Test Drive Electric Vehicles

The Denver Department Public Health & Environment’s annual Ride and Drive Event promotes driving electric to improve the environment and offers free lunches at Civic Center Eats for the first 100 test drivers!

Aug 28, 2018

Mayor Hancock and Certifiably Green Denver to Recognize 42 Businesses and Events at Annual Green Business Showcase

Denver Public Health & Environment’s Certifiably Green Denver program provides free resources to help local businesses become more eco-friendly and pays tribute to their efforts at the Showcase.

Jun 28, 2018

Denver Releases Action Plan to Reduce Wasted Food, Feed More Residents in Need

Collaboration with NRDC, The Rockefeller Foundation Will Help Meet Goals of Denver Food Vision.

Jun 01, 2018

Any Street Grocery Hosting Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Mobile grocery stores are a key priority for Department of Public Health & Environment’s Denver Food Vision 2030.

May 22, 2018

Denver Announces Pilot Program to Raise Awareness of Energy Costs in Homes

New pilot will utilize home energy scores to help sellers, buyers and new homeowners understand energy efficiency options.

May 08, 2018

Denver Agencies Offer Driver, Cyclist Safety Tips for National Bike to School Day

As students from 26 Denver schools hit the streets on May 9 in celebration of National Bike to School Day, Denver Department of Public Health & Environment, Police, and Public Works are teaming up to remind all residents to stay safe and alert on our city’s streets.

May 08, 2018

Denver firefighters want to show local community the benefits of composting

Denver firefighters are taking on a new role in the community by serving as “zero heroes” to work toward achieving “zero waste” in the city through composting.

May 03, 2018

Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center Begins Journey to Creating Net-Zero Energy Campus

250-acre campus will minimize environmental footprint by utilizing readily accessible and renewable resources.

Apr 20, 2018

Denver City and County Building Illuminated for Earth Day

The tower of Denver’s City and County Building will go green on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 in honor of the 48th annual Earth Day celebration. Energy-efficient LED lights will turn the tower into a symbol of the City’s extensive work to protect Denver’s environment and natural resources through efforts aimed at air quality, water quality, low-carbon transportation, energy efficiency, business sustainability and more.