Sustainability Tips for Downtown Boulder Businesses

Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) is your one-stop-shop for business sustainability in Boulder County.  PACE provides:

  • Expert advising services
  • Assistance with rebates and financing
  • Certification and recognition for businesses’ achievements

PACE helps businesses save energy, reduce waste, conserve and protect water, and use alternative transportation.  PACE Business Sustainability Advisors work one-on-one with businesses and provide expert, customized assistance to help them reach their sustainability goals and gain recognition for their accomplishments.  PACE services are available at no cost to businesses in Boulder County. 

Join more than 3,700 businesses in Boulder County taking advantage of PACE services, supporting a strong economy and implementing environmentally sustainable practices in our community.  

Check out what businesses have to say about PACE: 

It's easy to get started with PACE - visit  or call 303-786-7223.

Boulder is quickly becoming a zero waste community. See these videos from the St Julien Hotel and University Bikes for more examples of downtown businesses going green:

Zero Waste Business in Boulder- St Julien Hotel and Spa from City of Boulder .

Zero Waste Business in Boulder- University Bicycles from City of Boulder .

Steps to take in getting your business signed-up for Zero Waste Services:

Sign up for waste hauling services, which include:
(1) Collection of ALL your discards (recycling, composting and other hard to throw away items).
(2) Education within your company to help you reduce costly waste in the first place.
(3) Promotion programs that let our community know about your commitment and successes.


*Maintenance of the Pearl Street Mall is done in the most environmental manner possible. Learn more about maintenance.

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