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A sustainable community is a desirable place to live, work, visit and play. At the core, sustainability is about creating an economically strong, socially vibrant, and environmentally healthy community for current and future generations. 





Solar Switch Westminster 


It's Back! We welcome all Westminster residents and businesses to register for our third solar co-op hosted by our partners Solar United Neighbors and iChooser. 

Find out if solar panels are a good fit for you! Take our free roof test and receive a personalized recommendation for a complete installation.

Register today!

Zero Fare for Youth: September 2023 - August 2024 Zero_Fare_Youth_Email_Banner__pack_English

Youth 19 and younger can just hop on board any and all RTD services. 

To ride at no cost as part of this program, youth must be prepared to show one of the following pieces of information: current school ID, valid government-issued ID, alien registration/permanent resident card, Military ID/dependent card with DOB, RTD-issued youth special discount card.

Learn more here!

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Residential Tax Credits and Rebates for Home Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, EVs, and More!IRA_Home_Benefits

Follow the three steps below to learn how you or your family can save on utility bills, get support to purchase energy-saving appliances, electric vehicles, and access the economic opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act's tax credits and rebates!

  1. Calculate how much money you can get through tax credits and rebates

  2. Learn how to obtain tax credits and rebates from the IRS

  3. Sign-up to receive news updates 

Are you a business, non-profit, or educational institution? There are tax credits and rebates for you too! 

Opportunities and Programs 

Improve your Neighborhood with the Neighborhood Sustainability Services Program: 

The City is excited to help your Neighborhood (HOA, organized neighborhood, or manufactured home community) save money, time, and natural resources through enhancing your common spaces! The Neighborhood Sustainability Services Program can connect you with high-impact services and programs. Through this program, City staff will work with your neighborhood to identify and complete sustainability related projects, upgrades, events, and general enhancements that benefit your community. Up to $2,000 is available to help fund your project!

Learn more and apply here! 

2023 Metro Denver Green Homes Tour: October 7: 9 AM - 4 PMCRES August Speaker Series Event -

Join New Energy Colorado on Saturday, October 7th for the 28th Annual Metro Denver Green Homes Tour,

Each year, sustainable homes in the Denver area are showcased and you can tour them live! These are homes that save energy, water and money for their owners, and make the air cleaner for all of us. By visiting these homes you will learn what makes them healthy for residents and the planet alike. We hope they will inspire you to make some changes in your own home.

Whether you're looking for a new home or ways to improve your current castle, grab this once-a-year opportunity to tour a variety of homes benefiting from a range of smart “green” strategies. See efficient remodeling options and effective solar designs. Take your time exploring new homes, updated homes and innovative gardens. Learn practical ways to make your home-sweet-home even sweeter!

Green Expo and Reception: 5 - 7 PM,  American Mountaineering Center (710 10th St.) in Golden
After the tour, come explore an eco-friendly tiny home, and visit the solar growing dome. Demo bikes and explore the EV Roundup of locally owned EV's and new dealer models. Enjoy free appetizers, local beverages and live music. It's an event not to be missed!   This event is free and open to the public.

E-Bike Rebates from the State of Colorado: 

The Colorado Energy Office has launched their electric bicycle (e-bike) rebates for Colorado residents! Rebate amount is based on income: 

The application window for this program will be open for about one week each month starting in August, 2023. Applicants will be randomly selected to receive a discount voucher that can be used at participating e-Bike retailers. 

Visit the Colorado Energy Office website to apply!

Sustainability News

Thanks for a Great Bike To Work Day!


The City had our own station at the US 36 Bikeway on the west side of the Sheridan Underpass! 200+ cyclists stopped at our station! We gave away over $400 worth of gift cards to local restaurants, 100+ passes to our rec centers, ~50 vouchers for a bucket of balls at our golf courses, ~150+ snacks, and countless smiles! Learn more about commuting and transportation options year round here!

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Your Guide to a Sustainable Spring