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String of sustainable events upcoming in Steamboat Springs

Sheraton Steamboat Resort housekeeper Caroline Silva empties a recycling basket while cleaning rooms. Yampa Valley Recycles named the Sheraton its Outstanding Recycler of the Year for 2010. Lyn Halliday

If you go

What: Local participation in Earth Hour, a worldwide event to reduce energy consumption and raise awareness about conservation. Local event includes fire-spinners, acoustic music, hot cider, a candlelight vigil and more. Take a candle.

When: 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Routt County Courthouse lawn, on Lincoln Avenue between Fifth and Sixth streets in Steamboat Springs

Online: Learn about local Earth Hour participation through the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s website at http://www.yvsc.org. Learn about the worldwide event at http://www.earthhour.org.

For more

Learn more about the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s environmentally focused programs at http://www.steamboatchamber.com/sustainable. Or call the Chamber programs and communications manager Morgan McDougald at 970-875-7003.





Sheraton Steamboat Resort housekeeper Caroline Silva empties a recycling basket while cleaning rooms. Yampa Valley Recycles named the Sheraton its Outstanding Recycler of the Year for 2010. Lyn Halliday, of Environmental Solutions Unlimited, commended the Sheraton's Vince Rosa for his efforts at a Wednesday lunch for local sustainable businesses.
John F. Russell