ELP Gold Leader - Mesa County School District 51

Mesa County students w/ green dumpster 

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Mesa County School District 51
Grand Junction
Member since 2017

School District 51 is the 12th largest School District in Colorado, serving over 21,000 students. 
Chemical Waste Management
  • Utilize the Mesa County Household Hazardous Waste Facility which provides an affordable disposal option.
  • Recycle chemicals between secondary schools, minimizing waste, reducing disposal costs.
  • Recycle batteries, aerosol cans and e-waste.
Energy Conservation
  • Reduce energy costs through conservation efforts, renewable energy systems such as solar, cooperative partnerships and energy savings projects.
  • Track energy savings. 
  • Research future energy savings projects.
  • Transportation fleet over 100 buses powered by propane gas