Welcome to Vail

Vail is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Which is why those of us lucky enough to live, visit, and play here care about keeping our footprint small, our resources plentiful, and our contribution to sustainability top of mind. It’s the least we can do for the place we all love.

Business Compost Pilot Program - Apply today!

The Town of Vail is excited to launch the Business Compost Pilot Program. This is a rebate program to assist Vail businesses launch new compost programs or improve or continue existing compost programs. Any business in Vail holding a Vail business license, including, but not limited to, retail stores, restaurants, bars, hotels, and offices are eligible to participate. The program will start the week of October 3rd and rebate forms will be accepted through 2023 or when funds are depleted. Rebates are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

West Vail Curbside Compost Pilot Program

Town of Vail is excited to partner with Vail Honeywagon to offer a curbside compost pilot program to most West Vail neighborhoods. The program begins the week of May 1, 2021 and will continue into 2023.


Vail Named Top 100 Global Destination

Recycling Events and Announcements

The new Eagle County Recycling Guide is now available!

Gore Creek Events & Announcements

Please join Town of Vail for another installment of Lunch with the Locals!


It's all part of our sustainability plan to keep Vail beautiful.


In July 2014, Vail launched an ambitious sustainability initiative that made recycling mandatory, instituted wildlife-resistant containers, and launched a public information campaign, which you just happen to be experiencing right now.

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Restore the Gore

Vail may be known for the (frozen) water on its peaks, but the water running through Gore Creek is a vital part of our community, too. Learn about the environmental challenges the town is addressing with help from people like you.

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