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64 Most Innovative Colorado Based Sustainability Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Colorado based Sustainability companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Sustainability industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Colorado Sustainability Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Carbon America

Carbon America

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Carbon America transforms the carbon capture and sequestration industry by lowering costs and rapidly increasing deployment.

Optera

Optera

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Optera platform tracks emissions upstream and downstream in a company’s supply chain.

Optera

FloWater

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FloWater inspires the way the world drinks water, while eliminating single-use bottle waste from our environment.

Optera

Prometheus Materials

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Prometheus Materials develops bio-cement with zero carbon emissions to reduce the global CO2 emissions.

Optera

Bext360

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Bext360 is a technology that streamline critical supply chains in emerging economies.

Optera

Propagate

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Agroforestry analytics & project development platform

Optera

Beemmunity

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Pollinator rewilding kits. Sustainably made and released in batches to rebridge pollinator habitats from your backyard.

Optera

Clear Comfort Water

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Non-chlorine recreational water disinfection systems that range from spas to Water Parks

Optera

Sana Packaging

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Sana Packaging is a company that provides hemp-based sustainable packaging solutions.

Optera

PaperKarma

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PaperKarma is an app that stops postal junk mail! Snap a photo. Stop paper junk mail & catalogs. Save a tree!

Optera

Waste Farmers

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Waste Farmers is a provider of cultivation advisory services used to promote sustainable agriculture.

Optera

Two Rivers Water & Farming Company

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Two Rivers Water & Farming Company acquires, manages, and develops the infrastructure of agricultural industries.

Optera

Vivoblu

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Vivoblu is a clean water social venture using its water filters to provide clean water to the global poor.

Optera

Corbeaux Clothing

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Corbeaux Clothing provides sustainable high-performance base layers and activewear.

Optera

Vision Ridge Capital Partners

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Vision Ridge Capital Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in the technology, energy, and transportation sectors.

Optera

New West Genetics

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New West Genetics combines traditional breeding, modern genomics, and agronomic expertise to create premium, proprietary hemp seed genetics.

Optera

Sustaio

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Sustaio provides consumer climate impact intelligence & data. Think of it as the credit score for sustainability.

Optera

No Cow

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No Cow is a foodtech company revolutionizing the nutrition industry using alternative, plant-based proteins.

Optera

Atelier

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Atelier is the easiest-to-use tool to design your home sustainably

Optera

Paq

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Reusable packaging & logistics services

Optera

Taurio

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Ecological monitoring for regenerative farmers

Optera

Great Western Petroleum

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Great Western Petroleum is an oil and gas company that focuses on low-risk development opportunities in oil/liquids-rich zones.

Optera

Western Disposal

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Western Disposal is a waste management firm that offers residential and commercial trash hauling, recycling and composting services.

Optera

Epic Water Filters

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We are a health conscious team that hopes to leave a positive mark on this planet by giving people an alternative to single use plastics!

Optera

Caerus Oil and Gas

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Caerus Oil and Gas focuses on the development, production and acquisition services of oil and natural gas.

Optera

EnergyLogic

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EnergyLogic partners with building professionals to construct buildings that are efficient, healthy, and resilient.

Optera

Saoradh Enterprise Partners

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Saoradh Enterprise Partners is a cleantech venture capital firm.

Optera

Cameron-Cole

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Cameron-Cole is an environmental and engineering firm that specializes in recycling, wastewater and waste management consulting services.

Optera

Water Remediation Technology

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Water Remediation Technology provides water treatment equipment, contaminant removal and water purification services.

Optera

OneSeed Expeditions

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OneSeed Expeditions operates on the idea that travel can accomplish real and meaningful good.

Optera

Mountain Waste & Recycling

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Mountain Waste & Recycling provides compost collection, hazardous material and recycling solutions for sustainability.

Optera

UHG Consulting

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UHG Consulting specializes in green loan consulting, LEED certification, sustainability audits, energy savings and benchmarking services.

Optera

AGEISS

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AGEISS offers energy & sustainability, environmental, facility, and engineering services.

Optera

Alpine

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Alpine is a waste management company that offers recycling services.

Optera

Natural Capitalism Solutions

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Natural Capitalism Solutions is a non-profit organization that seeks solutions to climate change and sustainability.

Optera

Fuzion Field Service

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Fuzion Field Service provides portable toilet rentals and dumpster rentals.

Optera

Touchstone IQ

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Touchstone IQ is an energy management group that specializes in energy management and sustainability planning services.

Optera

Remark

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Sustainability Feedback Mobile App

Optera

Cisco Home

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Cisco Home is a webshop that offers furniture, fabrics, leathers, green materials, home decoration, lighting, bed & living room products.

Optera

Smith Environmental & Engineering

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Smith Environmental & Engineering delivers comprehensive environmental consulting and engineering services.

Optera

TrueSpace

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TrueSpace is a business consulting research firm that focuses on small and medium-sized businesses for their sustainable growth.

Optera

Invisible Structures

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Invisible Structures offers stormwater management products like porous pavers, erosion control systems, and geocomposite drainage layers.

Optera

National Car Charging

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National reseller of electric vehicle and fleet charging. Charging hardware, software, and service.

Optera

Mighty Arrow Family Foundation

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Mighty Arrow Family Foundation is an NGO that specializes in climate change, food systems, social justice, land and water services.

Optera

Irrigation Water Techologies America

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Irrigation Water Technologies America is a manufacturer and supplier of sustainable and water efficient sub-surface irrigation solutions.

Optera

Planet Mind

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Planet Mind offers web design, development, and hosting powered by solar power that provides sustainability.

Optera

Seeds Trust

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Seeds Trust is dedicated to teaching you to save your seeds, grow a delicious home garden and create stunning native landscapes.

Optera

Horizon Mechanical Solutions

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Horizon Mechanical Solutions provides facility services like heating, ventilation and air-conditioning that caters to various industries.

Optera

FishChoice

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FishChoice creates online tools that power progress on sustainable seafood.

Optera

Transworld Systems Petroleum

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Transworld Systems Petroleum engages in acquisition, discovery and development of oil and gas properties.

Optera

Fulenwider

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Fulenwider is a real estate firm that focuses on sustainable development, master-planned and vertical developments to sell, lease land.

Optera

ASPIRE sustainability

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ASPIRE sustainability specializes in life cycle management, product sustainability, zero waste, biodiversity and environmental services.

Optera

Great Outdoors Colorado

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Great Outdoors Colorado offers a range of grant programs to support land conservation and improve natural and recreational resources.

Optera

Wildcat Minerals

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Wildcat Minerals provides material handling solutions.

Optera

North Poudre Irrigation Company

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North Poudre Irrigation Company provides irrigation services to supply water.

Optera

Daylighting Innovations

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Daylighting Innovations is a design engineering consultant firm in Colorado.

Optera

Southern Plains Land Trust

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Southern Plains Land Trust is a nonprofit organization that protects land for native plants and wildlife.

Optera

Rhizo Verified

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Rhizo Verified is a platform that offers security and certainty to hemp seed buyers and dealers.

Optera

Environmental Designs

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Environmental Designs is a custom landscape architecture and design firm that offers landscape construction and maintenance service.

Optera

Water Supply and Storage Company

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Water Supply and Storage Company is a provider of irrigation services with the goal of facilitating agricultural development.

Optera

Lopez Smolens Associates

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Lopez Smolens Associates is a structural engineering firm providing comprehensive Engineering and Architectural Services.

Optera

Manifest Mind

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Manifest Mind delivers technical and market research and strategic consulting on management, and conservation of resources.

Optera

Digital Media Test Kitchen

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The Digital News Test Kitchen takes an innovative approach to addressing the market failure in public-interest.

Written by Mark Smith

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