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.


Here's a Wild Idea: We want to turn your creekside landscaping into a work of art.

Small Trash Bin Exchange Program

Thank you to those who submitted applications for the Small Bin Exchange Program. Due to an overwhelming response, we are no longer accepting requests for applications. Thank you for your commitment to producing less waste. For more information email Beth Markham at bmarkham@vailgov.com.

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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