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.

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 run for one year.

Seed Exchange at the Vail Public Library!

Channel your inner botanist this Earth Week by planting seeds and making observations as they grow! Pick up a complementary packet of native wildflower or vegetable seeds (spinach, mixed lettuce, or beets) and compostable starter pots and get your garden started. Seeds will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are gone starting Monday, April 19th in honor of Earth Week at the Vail Public Library during regular operating hours from 11 am – 6 pm daily. The Town of Vail Seed Exchange is brought to you by the Environmental Sustainability Department and the Vail Public Library in conjunction with the One Book, One Valley and the NEA Big Read programs. Get inspired by reading “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren, which is this year’s selection for One Book, One Valley and follows a female researcher through her lifelong journey in the field of botany. Please share the love and limit two packets per person.

Whether seeking to attract pollinators and smiles or growing healthy greens all summer long, grab a packet of seeds to take home and plant.

 

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.

Recycling

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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