EcoAction Partners envisions a world where people and their communities partner to enhance local self-reliance and ensure a sustainable future. Our mission is to inspire, initiate and support collaborative community actions that enhance resilient economic, environmental and social systems.
Currently, we run programs in Telluride, Mountain Village, Ridgway, Ouray, Norwood, Ophir as well as San Miguel and Ouray counties. EcoAction Partner programs accomplish Greenhouse Gas reduction, focusing on Energy, Waste, and Food efforts. Our staff and volunteers actively support sustainability in our community through programs such as our Green Business Certification Program, Greenlights LED Light bulb Program, Truth or Dare Community Challenge, Zero Waste Teams at Telluride’s festivals (and regional events), and much more.
EcoAction Partners originated as The New Community Coalition in 2007 to implement sustainability efforts in San Miguel county. Our 501(c)3 non-profit organization is funded by the Town of Telluride, Town of Mountain Village, and San Miguel County. We have also received major funding in the past and present years from the Telluride Foundation, Faraway Foundation, Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association and San Miguel Power Association. Our name was changed to EcoAction Partners in the Spring of 2012 to emphasize our active role in the community on the forefront of San Miguel County’s sustainability initiatives.