Sustainability and Environment

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.

Sustainability Program in County Facilities

The Facilities Management department has a Sustainability Program for conserving resources, containing costs, and providing robust facilities for the public and employees. 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 Jefferson County buildings and facilities.

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.