Sustainability and Climate Action

Your one-stop-shop for resources and programs of the county that have to do with the efforts around our environment and sustainability.

Sustainability Commission

The duties of the Sustainability Commission include identifying and articulating sustainability goals, objectives and voluntary targets for county government and industrial, commercial, residential and recreational sectors county-wide.

Climate Action Plan

After a 12-month development period, the Jeffco Board of County Commissioners approved the first Jefferson County Climate Action Plan in December 2022. Visit the Climate Action Plan page to learn more about how Jefferson County is committed to equitable Climate Action Plan implementation.

Sustainability Program

Jefferson County’s Sustainability Program focuses on conserving resources and reducing our environmental impact, while at the same time containing costs and providing robust facilities and services. Visit the Sustainability Program page to learn more about what we’re doing with energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, waste diversion, and recycling in our internal Jefferson County facilities and operations.

Recycling Resources

The recycling resources directory is a list of places within Jefferson County that residents can recycle different types of materials.

Air Quality

Jefferson County Public Health's Air Quality Control Program helps protect our air by monitoring air pollutants and enforcing the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission's regulations.


TerraSource is an easy way for Jeffco residents and landowners to find guidance, resources, and answers to questions about caring for their land and promoting stewardship across the county.