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Fort Collins Now Recycling More Than Ever

Residents, businesses and a Fort Collins Utilities soils recovery project helped increase the City's diversion rate – the amount recycled or composted compared with total waste generated – to 64.6 percent in 2013, up from 58.7 percent in 2012.

City officials attribute the success to several factors including internal City programs that divert waste from industrial operations, increased concrete and asphalt recycling, and a year-old ordinance that prohibits cardboard in the trash.

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Community Carbon Goals: Inspiring Action for the Future

Community Carbon Goals: Inspiring Action for the Future
On October 21, the City kicked off community dialogue on future carbon goals for the community. Sixty-five people attended the forum. Watch video

Sustain Fort Collins

Sustain Fort Collins
Chief Sustainability Officer Bruce Hendee shares views on sustainability, how the Triple Bottom Line impacts our efforts, and what types of projects are leading the way. Watch video

ClimateWise is Business Smart

ClimateWise is Business Smart
Learn how the ClimateWise program and its business partners have been instrumental in helping those businesses reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiencies, and save money. Watch video

Financial Solutions for Efficiency

Financial Solutions for Efficiency
Discover how to leverage financial tools to optimize your business’ economic, environmental and social goals. Watch video
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Solar Rebates

You can receive full credit for the electricity generated by your photovoltaic (PV) system through the City of Fort Collins Utilities net metering program.

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Conservation Tips

Use solar screens over windows with excess sun.

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