Guided by the current Sustainability Action Plan adopted by City Council in November 2016, the City of Louisville continuously works towards a more sustainable future for both the natural environment and the community.

On July 5, 2017, Louisville's City Council advanced its commitment to a healthy and sustainable community by voting to adopt Resolution 34-2017 in support of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Learn more about the City of Louisville's recent sustainability efforts here.

The Louisville Sustainability Series

This fall we will be running the 2018 Sustainability Series. Check back here for dates and topics! 

September 26: Unloading the Landfill - Recycling and Composting Forum

October 23: How to Ride - Commuting Solutions in Louisville

November 14: Preparing Your Organic Veggie Garden

December 13: Energy Futures - Understanding Your Usage 

The City of Louisville held its first Sustainability Series in the Louisville Library in 2017 to address the community's top sustainability interests. The sessions, which drew over 240 participants, covered four topics: Energy & Money, Commuting Options, the Louisville Water System and Solar Energy. 

Boulder County Sustainability

Boulder County Sustainability is a comprehensive resource for resident and business programs related to sustainability. Visit to learn about available deals.

  • Bike Racks - While supplies last, Boulder County and the City of Louisville are offering business owners free bike racks. Contact

Climate and Energy

  • Louisville Energy Stars: Through a facilitated engagement process in partnership with Xcel Energy, the City developed the Energy Stars brand for programs that promote energy efficiency and support the City’s Sustainability Action Plan. Read the Louisville Energy Action Plan developed with Xcel Partners in Energy here. View the Louisville Energy Stars Flyer to learn more about resources to help residents create a sustainable future.
  • EnergySmart: A service that helps homes in all communities in Boulder County become more comfortable and energy efficient.  An expert Energy Advisor can answer questions, help prioritize projects, connect residents with qualified contractors, find and apply for incentives and low-cost financing, and make energy upgrades easier and more affordable. Current/recent programs include:
  • Low Interest Energy Loans - EnergySmart and Elevations Credit Union are working together to offer Elevations Energy Loans to homes and businesses. Learn More.
  • Energy Efficiency Discounts - 50% off energy upgrades and discounted energy audits for income qualified homeowners. More here.

Water Conservation and Quality

Local Food and Agriculture

Business Sustainability

    Communities across Boulder County are taking action for sustainability, and Louisville is a part of it!