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 has been partnering with Vail Honeywagon to offer a curbside compost pilot program to most West Vail neighborhoods since 2022. We need YOU to help keep it going.

E-Bikes for Essentials Program- Apply Today!

In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through transportation and encourage active commuting, Town of Vail is launching the eBikes for Essentials program. Through an application and review process Town of Vail will distribute Villager Electric bikes to eight income qualified essential workers that are Town of Vail residents. Application Deadline is Friday, May 12th at 5:00 pm.


Vail Named Top 100 Global Destination

Recycling Events and Announcements

Join us on May 19th from 10 am – 3 pm for the next Hard to Recycle Event at Ford Park Parking Lot. We will accept electronics waste, household hazardous waste, yard and food waste to be composted, and paper to be shredded.

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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