News & Events

Green Business Application

The purpose of Sustainable Wheat Ridge (SWR) is to involve the community in recommending and prioritizing environmental sustainability goals for the City of Wheat Ridge, including Wheat Ridge businesses. The Wheat Ridge City Council has prioritized the following focus areas in sustainability: Green building & Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Solid Waste & Recycling, Transportation, Water, and Communications & Engagement. SWR is asking for businesses that demonstrate sustainable practices to nominate themselves based upon City Council's priorities. All applications are due on Friday, August 30 at 5 p.m. All applicants must be businesses located in the city of Wheat Ridge. Qualified applicants may be recognized at the 2019 Wheat Ridge Business Awards. Apply Here

EV Charging Station

Sustainable Wheat Ridge is pleased to announce that the City of Wheat Ridge has been awarded a grant from Charge Ahead Colorado to partially fund the installation of an electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center! This will be the first EV Station located at a municipal building in the City of Wheat Ridge. To learn more about this project, read the Press Release Here.

For more information on Sustainable Wheat Ridge (SWR) news and events please see the City’s Communications and Public Information web page.