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Take Action on climate change in 2018

Article adapted from Steamboat Today It’s resolution time — fitness, food, finances, personal growth. In 2018, Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is resolved to mobilize our community around climate action. This year, consider making a resolution to reduce your carbon footprint. Below are strategies for taking action on climate change in your daily life. To ensure […]

4 CO dealers offering discounts on 7 electric vehicles through 6-30-17

rEV Your Engines ­ Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The Electric Vehicle Sales EVent is at the staring line. Four Colorado auto dealers have stepped up to offer discounts on seven models of electric vehicles (EVs) during the regional sales program taking place April 1 through June 30, 2017. In this 90-day window, interested […]

Earth Hour 2017, Let’s Celebrate

Every year since 2007, around the globe millions of people, businesses and landmarks set aside one hour to host events, switch off lights, unplug electronics and make noise for climate change action. This year Earth Hour is at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. Earth Hour is more than just an hour. YVSC is encouraging […]

Colorado is now top state for electric car rebates

From the Washington Post What’s the best place in the country to buy a new electric car? That honor arguably goes to Colorado, where the legislature just passed a bill that, starting in 2017, will effectively give consumers a $5,000 discount at the dealership. Once the new law goes into effect, it replaces the existing one offering […]

Group gathers in name of the Green Car

Buying your next Green Car This past Tuesday, 20+ YVSC members and interested parties heard a presentation from Mike Ogburn of CLEER (Clean Energy Economy for the Region) about Buying your next Green Car and most specifically What works in a mountain community? If you missed this event, you can view Mike’s presentation here (PDF). […]

Routt County Riders wins Bell Built Grant for $33,000

Routt County Riders won their $33,000 grant from Bell Built by a very narrow margin! A big thanks to everyone who voted and all those who volunteered to bring in votes at the base area! Bicycle Retailer news article Bell Built Announces on Vimeo (video, 2:19) From RCR: Thanks to everyone involved.  Bell & IMBA […]

New Biodiesel Location

NEWS FLASH!!! Space Station on 7th is now selling B20 Biodiesel (20%) at a very reasonable and competitive price of $3.76/gallon!! Station owner Eric Dorris has been researching the issues for months now and noted, “It costs the same as regular diesel, and it’s a cleaner burning fuel. I couldn’t find a good reason NOT […]