Upcoming Events:

10/15/2015-Sustainability Series Kick Off: Pump The Movie Screening

For our 2015-2016 kick-off, Sustainability Series will be hosting a free screening of PUMP.  PUMP is an inspiring, eye-opening documentary that tells the story of America’s addiction to oil, from Standard Oil’s illegal tactics to the monopoly oil companies enjoy today. The film explains clearly and simply how we can end this monopoly — and finally win choice at the pump.

Pump The Movie

10/19/2015- Board and Stakeholder Meeting 

Board Meeting (open to public): 9:00 AM-12:30 PM

Stakeholder Meeting (open to public): 2:00 PM- 4:30 PM

See the agenda below for the Stakeholder portion of the meeting.

Stakeholder Agenda3

8/7/2015- Billings Alternative Fuels and Energy Efficiency Curriculum Workshop 

Our next Alternative Fuels in Vehicles and Energy Efficiency in Transportation Curriculum Workshop will be on Friday, August 7 at MSU Billings College of Education Building, from 9am to 5pm. Attendees will receive 8 OPI Renewal Units, a biodiesel kit, a solar car kit, a petroleum technology workbook, the entire curriculum and will be well equipped to lead dozens of age-appropriate, interactive lesson plans on alternative fuel vehicles and energy efficiency. Lunch will also be provided. Please complete the registration form through My Learning Plan or email to attend the workshop.

Billings-Alt Fuel WS

Past events:

6/24/2015- Alternative Fuels and Energy Efficiency Curriculum Workshop 

The Alternative Fuels in Vehicles and Energy Efficiency in Transportation Curriculum Workshop will be on Wednesday, June 24 at Bozeman Public Schools Willson Administrative Building, from 9am to 5pm in the Board Room. Attendees will receive 8 OPI Renewal Units, a biodiesel kit, a solar car kit, the entire curriculum and will be well equipped to lead dozens of age-appropriate, interactive lesson plans on alternative fuel vehicles and energy efficiency. Please complete the registration form to attend the workshop.

Alt Fuel WS Poster

6/18/2015- Green Home Tour

Please join us for the final Sustainability Series of the season, a Green Home Tour!!

What: A progressive party, visiting homes from East to West in Downtown Jackson- Cycling encouraged!

When: Thursday, June 18th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Where: Meet at the Habitat Daisy Bush Homes on Nelson Drive ( 1186 Nelson Dr.) at 6 PM and head to the other homes with the group! There will be 15 minutes between each home, so if you don’t have a bike, feel free to walk! Refreshments provided along the way.

5/12/2015-Annual Board and Stakeholder Meeting

5/14/2015- Green Vehicle Expo

Where: Home Ranch Lot, Jackson WY (Corner of N. Cache and Gill)

When: May 14th at 6 PM


See a variety of alternative fuel vehicles that are driven in Teton County! 

Are you curious what it feels like to sit inside a Tesla? 

Wonder where a Compressed Natural Gas vehicle keeps its fuel? 

Do you think a Chevrolet Volt might fit your lifestyle? 

Come to the Home Ranch Lot at 6PM on Thursday, May 14th to discover the world of Green Vehicles in Jackson. 

Thanks to Teton Motors for helping sponsor this event!

5/28/2015- Bozeman Sustainability Series: The Ripple Effect: Water Conservation

5:30PM MSU Student Union Building (SUB) Meeting Room 235

What can you do to save money on your water bill? What is Bozeman doing to protect our most precious resource? Come hear the City of Bozeman’s Water Conservation Specialist lead a presentation on specific ways you can save both water and money, the City’s Water Conservation Program and Bozeman’s plans to protect current and future water supplies. Join the Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition to make waves in water conservation.

4/23/2015- Bozeman Sustainability Series: The Green Mile: Sustainable Transportation

5:30PM Western Transportation Institute (2327 University Way, 3rd Floor)

Want to help Bozeman be healthy, vibrant and resilient? Come to the Western Transportation Institute to hear their Mobility and Public Transportation Program Manager and Research Engineer lead a presentation that will guide us on a path towards greater sustainable transportation. They will discuss the benefits of bike & pedestrian travel on public and environmental health, what we can learn from other communities and the Bozeman Transportation Plan. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition and Full Circle Biofuels will review alternative fuels. Join us to learn about how you can travel differently.

4/16/2015- Jackson Sustainability Series: Compressed Natural Gas

6 PM Spark JH 140 E. Broadway Suite 25

Have you been hearing about Natural Gas as a transportation fuel? Wonder what that actually means, and how it all works? This fall, Jackson will be getting a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at Shervin’s! Come to this CNG forum to hear a geologist’s perspective on where natural gas comes from and how we extract it, a utility’s perspective on how the natural gas gets to us, and then finally, how we can integrate CNG into our transportation sector.  Come prepare to ask any questions you might have about natural gas and CNG vehicles! Snacks provided. 

Alternative Fuel Curriculum Workshop and Professional Development Opportunity

The alternative fuel workshops will go through the Alternative Fuel Curriculum, give opportunities to practice the lessons, learn about energy and alternative fuels, and work on incorporating the lessons into your current curriculum. For each workshop, the option to receive 1 PTSB credit will be available.  All workshops are free and you will take home a copy of the Curriculum, an info binder on alternative fuels, and an educational biodiesel starter kit.

3/21/2015- Alternative Fuel Curriculum Workshop- Jackson 

Saturday, March 21st, 8am-5pm at the Jackson Hole Community School


3/24-25/2015- Alternative Fuel Curriculum Workshop- Laramie

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 24th and 25th 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, University of Wyoming


4/11/2015- Alternative Fuel Curriculum Workshop- Lander

Saturday, April 11th, 8am-5pm, Lander Middle School


5/2/2015- Alternative Fuel Curriculum Workshop- Cody

Saturday, May 2nd, 8am-5pm, Cody High School


3/26/2015- Bozeman Sustainability Series: In the Loop: Recycling and Waste

5:30PM Wild Joe’s Coffee Spot (18 West Main St)

Where exactly does our trash and recycling go? The Gallatin Solid Waste Management District’s Hazardous Waste Specialist and Environmental Outreach Educator will present on all levels of recycling and waste in the Bozeman Area. From the Logan Landfill, to the Bozeman Convenience Site and the Recycling Program, GSWMD representatives will get into every dirty detail. MSU’s Recycling Coordinator and Recycle Montana will also be in attendance to discuss recycling initiatives on campus and throughout the state, respectively. Join us to discuss recycling and waste. Refreshments will be served.

3/19 -3/20/2015- Montana Environmental Education Association (MEEA) Annual Conference 

KwaTaqNuk Resort, Polson, MT

The Coalition will be sharing information about our Alternative Fuels in Vehicles and Energy Efficiency in Transportation Curriculum at the Montana Environmental Education Association (MEEA) Annual Conference in Polson, MT on March 19 and 20. This Annual Conference effectively promotes the mission of environmental education by bringing together educators, agencies, tribes, businesses, and organizations. Participants gain a greater awareness of issues, discover fresh approaches to environmental education and build relationships with colleagues across the state. If you are interested in learning about our alternative fuels curriculum, please stop by the MEEA Conference or sign up for a workshop in Wyoming and Montana.

MEEA poster

3/19/2015- Sustainability Series and Green Drinks present: Water in Jackson Hole: A discussion on Energy, Conservation, and Resources

6 PM at Spark JH (140 E Broadway Suite 25)

In the midst of droughts all across the West coast, you might wonder, what are the water issues in Jackson Hole? Sustainability Series and Green Drinks are partnering to present a panel of water experts to celebrate World Water Day. You’ll hear from experts on our water s source; where does it go after we use it? Who else depends on this water? What are the main water concerns in Jackson? You’ll hear about the agricultural sector and improvements that are being made to reduce water consumption. And finally, it will be put in perspective as you hear about water conservation in buildings, and why you should be aware of it. Come with questions, and an appetite for Snake River Brewing beer and snacks! Panelists include Matt Thackery, LEED Architect; Cory Toye, Director of Wyoming Water Proj- ect; Carlin Girard, Water Resource Specialist for Teton Conservation District; Johnny Ziem, Wastewater Manager for TOJ

2/19/2015- Sustainability Series- Meet Your Producers: A Discussion on Local Sustainable Food

Join Slow Food in the Tetons at 6pm on February 19th at Spark for a conversation with the good folks behind the locally and regionally produced food that you and your family love to eat. Panelists from Alpenglow Farms, Haderlie Farms, Teton goats and Generation Farms will share their own experiences and discuss the idea of a regional, sustainable food economy. Also on the panel will be representatives from the Jackson Hole Farmers Market and The People’s Market. Bring your checkbooks to buy local food shares, your questions for the panelists and an appetite for Hole Food Rescue food and locally brewed beer.

1/15/2015- Sustainability Series: Green Your Business 

Our most popular Sustainability Series is back! If you missed our rock star green business panel last year, don’t fret! The ‘Green Business’ panel is back this January.

Do you own a business? Do you want to save money while also reducing your impact on the world? Come hear from those who have done it successfully, and learn tips and tricks to green your business immediately, and in the long term. From employee incentives to mass local purchasing, you’ll hear from representatives from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, The Alpine House, and Inversion Yoga.

Come prepared with questions, as there will be an audience Q & A. You’ll also hear from the Sustainability Series organizers about the various programs that are available to assist businesses, including new vehicle incentives, a business loan program, RRR business leaders, and Sustainable Destination’s workshops!

12/18/2014- Sustainability Series: How to Win 5 Million Dollars

Who wants to win $5 Million? Jackson Hole Does! – Energy Conservation Works will cover the community’s participation in the $ 5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize, showing how each and every member of the community can save $$ on their energy bills, make their homes more comfortable, and ensure Jackson Hole wins the prize.

Learn how Energy Conservation Works for you – we’ll answer your energy questions and you can learn about technical support, cash rebates, and zero interest financing available to improve the comfort and efficiency of your home.

Everyone who attends will be invited to join the 1,000 Lightbulb Challenge and receive a FREE energy efficient LED light bulb.

11/20/2014- Sustainability Series: Waste or Zero Waste? 

When: Thursday, November 20th at 6:00 PM

Where: Spark Jackson Hole, 140 E Broadway Suite 25 (across from Persephone Bakery!)

About: Did you know that Teton County recently adopted a “Zero Waste” resolution?  What is “Zero Waste” and what does this resolution mean for residents?  “Waste or Zero Waste” will be the topic of the November Sustainability Series, featuring a panel of experts and decision makers to discuss and answer questions on waste diversion tactics in our valley.  Join us with your questions, thoughts and suggestions regarding recycling, trash, composting and more.  Learn more about, and comment on waste diversion in Teton County.

10/23/2014- Sustainability Series Kick Off: Switch Screening 

When: Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00 PM

Where: Pink Garter Theater in Jackson, WY

About: Sustainability Series will kick off on October 23rd with a a screening of Switch!

In the movie, Energy Visionary Dr. Scott Tinker explores the world’s leading energy sites, from coal to solar, oil to biofuels, many highly restricted and never before seen on film.  In the end, he cuts through the confusion to discover a path to our future that is surprising and remarkably pragmatic.

Stick around after the movie and grab a drink at The Rose.  Local energy experts will be around to answer questions and discuss the documentary.

 10/15/2014-Odyssey Day: Revenge of the Electric Car screening and Alt Fuels Panel 

When: Wednesday, October 15th at 7:30 PM

Where: Linfield Hall Room 125, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

About: Join us to celebrate National Alternative Fuels Day with an evening devoted to Electric Vehicles and Biodiesel.  The event will consist of a panel of experts on EVs and Biodiesel, discussing alternative fuel use in cold climates. The panel will include:

Matthew Shirk, Idaho National Laboratory, Advanced Vehicle Technology

Ron Gompertz, Bozeman Electric Vehicle Expert

Carson Taylor, Deputy Mayor, City of Bozeman, Electric Vehicle Owner

Dave Leverett, Full Circle Biodiesel

Jesse Therien, Full Circle Biodiesel

Alicia Cox, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition, Executive Director

Right after the panel,  we will be screening Revenge of the Electric Car.

6/3/2014- Annual Board Meeting in Bozeman, MT

6/4/2014- Electric Vehicle Working Group Meeting in Bozeman, MT

The Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition invites you to join the Greater Yellowstone Electric Vehicle (GYEV) working group.

Wednesday, June 4th

10:00 am-3:00 pm

Bozeman Public Library 

626 E. Main St

Bozeman, MT 59715


10:00am- Welcome and Introductions: Alicia Cox & Natalie Meyer, Sustainability Program Manager, City of Bozeman

10:10am-Electric Vehicle Basics & Current Issues Discussion: Matthew Shirk, Idaho National Laboratory

11:00amRegional EV Overview: Alicia Cox

11:30am-Oregon Case Study Discussion: Garrett Martin, Energy Analyst Planner, Montana Depart. of Environmental Quality


12:30pm-Intro to Afternoon Break-Out Sessions

1:00pm- Break-Out Sessions

2:30pm-Wrap-up. Identify Action Items. 


The purpose of the working group is to create a plan to introduce electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations into our region with cohesion and simplicity. We’re drawing upon the successes other Clean Cities Coalitions across the country have found through this process. By positioning ourselves at the front of the electric vehicle trend, our region will be situated to embrace this new technology and serve the needs of our communities and the millions of visitors we host each year.

6/19/2014- Alternative Fuel Curriculum Workshop in Jackson, WY

See the Flyer for more information on this exciting opportunity.


Sustainability Series: Eating Locally and Regionally Throughout the Year

Please join Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition, Energy Conservation Works, Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling, and Slow Food in the Tetons for May’s Sustainability Series: Eating Locally and Regionally Throughout the Year. With an impressive selection of local panelists, Slow Food in the Tetons will guide the audience through each season and address ways that you can eat locally and regionally in our extreme climate.

Please join us to hear from the following panelists:

Steve Michel- People’s Market
Annie Fenn- Jacksonholefoodie
Martha Berkesh- Cosmic Apple
Wes Hamilton- Executive Chef, JHMR
Audrey Smith- Board President, Slow Food in the Tetons

We look forward to seeing you next Thursday!

This will be our last event in the ’13/’14 Sustainability Series. We look forward to hearing from you about topics you’d like to see included in the ’14/’15 Series that will commence this fall. Thanks for your support and interest!

4/22/14-Clean Vehicle Expo

Please join Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition, Energy Conservation Works and Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling for April’s Earth Day Sustainability Series: Clean Vehicle Expo. Local residents and businesses who own and use alternative fuel vehicles in our region will be present with their vehicles. They will give first hand accounts of their experience with alternative fuels in Jackson and the surrounding area. The following vehicles will be present:
Nisaan Leaf-full electric vehicle
Tesla Model S-full electric vehicle
Chevrolet Suburban-partially fueld by vegetable oil.
Ford F-150- propane
CNG fueled SUV
Ford C Max Energi- plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

3/13/14-Sustainability Series: Green Your Business/RRR Relaunch

Please join Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition and Energy Conservation Works for March’s Sustainability Series: Green Your Business– Local Conservation Coaching.  Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling’s “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (RRR) Business Leaders 2.0,”, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition’s Green Fleet program and Energy Conservation Works’ (ECW) energy audit and incentives programs will highlight how you can incorporate green practices into your business. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (RRR) Business Leaders 2.0 is a new and improved version of the local green business certification program originally established in 2007. Thanks to generous support from 1% for the Tetons and several other community partners, ISWR is able to revitalize and re-launch this popular community program in 2014. Green Fleets offers transportation and vehicle consultation and ECW’s program provides energy audits and incentives.

Founding RRR member representatives from AllTrips and the Snake River Brew Pub will be on hand to share their experience with the program.  Participants from the Green Fleets program and ECW’s program will also be present.

The first 20 attendees will receive free copies of Go Green: How to Build an Earth-Friendly Community by sustainability expert Nancy H. Taylor, and Hole Food Rescue will provide snacks.  Come on out to learn more about local green business practices, and how to participate in RRR Business Leaders.

 2/20/2014-Sustainability Series: Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings

Mayor Mark Barron will provide an overview of the community’s past, present and future energy conservation efforts and explain how the Specific Purpose Excise Tax (SPET) has made many of these economically and environmentally beneficial projects possible. Representatives from the Town and County will also highlight successful local projects such as the efficiency improvements at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Teton County Recreation Center. Alternative energy production, such as solar, will also be explained by an expert local contractor.

This is your chance to hear directly from Town and County about how tax dollars are being spent to make our Town and County Buildings more energy efficient.

Contact Erin Leon, Project Manager of Energy Conservation Works for more information. 757.761.3746

More information about the Sustainability Series:

The Sustainability Series is brought to you by the Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition and local partners Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and Energy Conservation Works. The series is made possible in part through the generous support of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Conservation District and Cowboy Coffee. This series highlights local sustainability efforts, but most importantly provides you with the tools necessary to make sustainable decisions in your everyday life.

1/23/2014-Sustainability Series: Green Purchasing

Do you want to “green” your business but feel it is too expensive? Is creating a company green purchasing policy on your to-do list? Do you consider your organization environmentally friendly but want to do more? If so, this is the Sustainability Series for you!

Panelists will include Wes Hamilton of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Shawn Remis and Rachel Felous of Teton Science Schools, Carli Lyon of AllTrips and Nancy Johnstone of The Alpine House. This well-rounded panel encompasses dining, lodging, non-profit and small office operations.

Each panelist will cover the following topics and more:
• Green purchasing requirements
• Local and environmental vendors
• Business case for green purchasing
• Green awards and certifications

Several local vendors will be present at the event allowing attendees to immediately connect and begin the process of green purchasing.

Vendors: Whole Grocer, High Country, 460 Bread and more!

12/11/2013-Sustainability Series: Energy Efficiency in the Home 

What can I do to make my home more energy efficient? Is funding available to help curb the expense of a new hot water heater or even solar panels? Please join the Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition for January’s Sustainbility discussion on energy efficiency in the home to have all your energy efficiency questions answered!

Energy Conservation Works (formerly Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project) and a panel of local energy efficiency experts will discuss practical ways to conserve energy, energy efficiency programs, and financing.

Speakers and topics include: Energy Conservation Works Executive Director, Shelley Simonton-the importance of simple behavior changes; Lower Valley Energy Energy Specialist, Wid Ritchie-LVE energy and cost savings programs; Lower Valley Energy auditor, Kendell Call-the audit process, what he looks for, and what someone can expect from a report; Energy Conservation Works Project Manager, Erin Leon-financing options through Energy Conservatin Works.

Don’t miss this chance to have your local energy efficiency questions answered by the experts!

Complimentary cell phone, battery and bear spray recycling courtesy of Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling. All Sustainability Series events strive for zero waste.

The Sustainability Series is brought to you by the Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition and made possible in part through the generous support of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and local partners Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and Energy Conservation Works. This workshop series highlights loca sustainability efforts, but most importantly provides you with the tools necessary to make sustainable decisions in your everyday life.

11/21/2013-Sustainability Series: Movie Screening: Trashed

Please join us for this years second installment of the Sustainability Series: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Teton County Integrated Waste and Recycling will be screening the film TRASHED. This film travels around the world highlighting beautiful places impacted by trash.

In the new docu-feature TRASHED, a Blenheim Films production, produced and directed by British filmmaker Candida Brady (Madam and the Dying Swan), which was selected to receive a Special Screening at the Cannes Film Festival, Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from skepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope. Brady’s narrative is vividly propelled by an original score created by Academy Award winning composer Vangelis.

Complimentary cell phone, battery and bear spray recycling.

This series is made possible in part by the generour support of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and is brought to you by the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition in partnership with Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and Energy Conservation Works.

We hope to see you there!

10/24/2013Sustainability Series: Green Driving in the Tetons 

Please join us for for the kick-off of the second annual Sustainability Series with a discussion on Green Driving in the Tetons!

The Coalition will present about the types of alternative fuels currently available in Teton County, the types of alternative vehicles available in Teton County and how various driving techniques can save you money and green house gas emissions. As always, the presentations will be followed by Q&A and the opportunity to connect with sustainability minded community members and local businesses.

Please bring ideas, questions and an interested mind to this engaging event. We can’t wait to see you all there!

Complimentary cell phone, battery and bear spray recycling.

This series is made possible in part by the generour support of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and is brought to you by the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition in partnership with Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and Energy Conservation Works.

We hope to see you there!

5/14/2013-Natural Gas for Transportation-Workshop & Webinar 

The Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition invites you to join us on Wednesday, May 15 for a FREE workshop and webinar discussing the use of Natural Gas as a transportation fuel.

Please join us to learn more about the merits of this cleaner burning, alternative fuel along with the economic, environmental and logistical considerations of transitioning vehicles and buildings to accommodate natural gas.

This workshop will be held at the Teton County Board of Commissioners Chambers beginning at 10:45 am with brief introduction and presentations beginning at 11am. The Chambers are located in the Teton County Administration building at 200 S. Willow St in Jackson.  Click HERE for directions.

Please RSVP to (or) 307.413.1971 for the light lunch and refreshments that will be provided.

This workshop will feature include these topics and presenters:

  • ·         ‘Fact vs. Fiction: Vehicle Maintenance/Repair Facilities Requirements for Natural Gas Vehicles’ – Live-cast webinar,  Natural Gas Vehicle Institute
  • ·         Natural Gas 101 – Phil Cameron, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition
  • Fleet Experiences and Station Development – Gordon Larsen, Questar Gas
  • Vehicle Conversions – Fremont Motors
  • Regional Fueling Expansion – Randy Williams, Teton Conservation District
  • Q&A and Vehicle Demo

The Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalitions works to promote cleaner and more efficient transportation in the Greater Yellowstone Region.

The Coalition is thankful for the support of key partners for this event including Teton Conservation District, Questar Gas, and the Natural Gas Vehicle Institute.

Contact Phil Cameron (307) 413-1971 (or) for more information or to RSVP.

You can find a detailed agenda here: 5.15.13_Agenda

3/21/2013 Sustainability Series V: Natural Gas in Transportation

6pm – 7pm, The Home Ranch Exhibit Hall on the corner of Cache Avenue and Gill Street in downtown Jackson 

Please join the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition and our partners for the fifth workshop of the Sustainability Series: Natural Gas in Transportation.  Three experts will talk about the use of compressed natural gas in the transportation sector. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition’s Executive Director, Phil Cameron, will give a “101” overview of compressed natural gas. Then Gordon Larsen, supervisor of Natural Gas Vehicle productions at Questar, will speak about fleet experiences from his 39 years with Questar. Finally, John Willott of Geologists of Jackson Hole will speak about global production and commodities. As always, the presentations will be followed by Q&A.

Refreshments will be provided, courtesy of the Jackson Whole Grocer.

The Sustainability Series is a set of workshops highlighting local sustainability efforts, providing YOU the tools to make sustainable decisions in your everyday life.

On the third Thursday of each month a different topic will be covered. Here is the 2013 schedule: 

02/21/2013 Sustainability Series IV: Zero Waste

  • On February 21st we heard what it takes for a community to achieve zero waste from renowned speaker & expert Eric Lombardi, executive director of EcoCycle, the largest community based Zero Waste organization in the US, processing over 55,000 tons of diverse recycled materials per year.

01/17/2013 Sustainability Series III: Energy Efficiency in Buildings

  • The Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project brought together a number of local energy efficiency experts for a discussion on practical ways to conserve energy, energy efficiency programs and financing, as well as to learn about alternative energy options for homeowners in Jackson. Speakers included: Shelley Simonton, Executive Director, Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project; Wid Ritchie, Energy Specialist, Lower Valley Energy; Arne Jorgensen, LEED AP Architect; Katie Dahlgren, US Green Building Council Wyoming Chapter; and Mayor Mark Barron covered Town of Jackson initiatives.

11/15/2012 Sustainability Series II: America Recycles!

  • The second Sustainability Series workshop was held in conjunction with America Recycles Day, and was designed to answer some of Jackson residents’ most common recycling questions.

10/18/2012 Sustainability Series Kick-off: Electric Vehicles

  • We started hosting a series of sustainability workshops providing YOU the tools to make sustainable decisions in your everyday life. The first month was about electric vehicles. The sustainability series events are brought to you by the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition in partnership with Teton Co Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and the Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project.

9/8/2012 Old Bill’s Fun Run

  • A highlight of the Jackson Hole calendar. All donations to the Coalition were matched through this generous program. See more information here.

10/18/2012 Odyssey Day: National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day

  • We celebrated this nationwide event promoting cleaner transportation by hosting a half-day seminar consisting of informational sessions on natural gas and biodiesel. We toured Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s vegetable oil filtration system and had alternative fuel vehicles on site as well. 

9/22/2012 Idaho Falls Farmers Market

  • We held a booth with information all about alternative fuels and what you can do to reduce your petroleum use.

9/15/2012 Teton Gravity Research world premiere of  ‘The Dream Factory’

  • The Coalition was selected as a beneficiary of Teton Gravity Research‘s ‘Dream Factory’ Film Premiere.

8/29/2012 Petroleum Reduction Seminar in Lander, WY

  • We held this seminar in Lander in partnership with NOLS to spread the word on alternative fuel vehicles and petroleum reducing technologies. Speakers talked about electric vehicles, natural gas, and much more.

8/17-19/2012 Dartmouth’s Big Green Bus stops in Jackson!

  • “This summer 11 Dartmouth students will tour the nation on the Big Green Bus to build enthusiasm for community involvement through environmental action. This is the 8th year a completely student run initiative hits the road to travel 12,000 miles across 24 states on a reused, veggie-powered Greyhound bus.” For more info click to The Big Green Bus.

8/8/2012 Jackson Live

  • Live music by The Features and we hosted a booth with the latest YTCEC information about our programs and events. 

7/31-8/1 2012 Encanna’s Natural Gas Drive Event, Riverton WY

  • We were able to test drive some natural gas vehicles, learn about upcoming natural gas vehicle technologies, and even heard from Senator Eli BeBout. Here are a few photos from the natural gas event we attended in Riverton. It was a great success!

7/25/2012 Jackson Hole People’s Market

  • While browsing the local artists and buying veggies, people stopped by our table at the People’s Market for interesting resources about alternative fuels and information on our upcoming events.

Upcoming Events: