County realizes a 7.4 percent increase in waste diversion for FY2015/16 This week, Teton County officials reported a 7.4 percent overall increase in waste diverted out of the county waste stream. This puts us at an overall rate of 33.17 percent, up from 25 percent and closer to the national average of 35 percent…Details
The Teton County, Idaho Solid Waste Department is hiring a full time solid waste recycler/equipment operator. Please find the job description here: PW Solid Waste Operator-Recycler 10-11.
To apply or from more information, contact Solid Waste Supervisor Saul Varela at (208) 354-2905 ext:521 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teton Valley Community Recycling has teamed up Habitat for Humanity in Jackson to collect your discarded, worn out, just-won’t fit denim! Now through February 4, bring your denim to the Teton Geotourism Center on Main Street in Driggs (in the 24-hour lobby) and Habitat will recycle your once loved jean jacket into Ultratouch Insulation through…Details
Everyone has one, or two, or maybe even a pile tucked away in some back closet, or shoved into a drawer: old tee shirts, sweaters, clothing that was once loved that now lays thread bare in a dark corner waiting for spring cleaning to begin. Sure you can take those clothes to the See and…Details
Above: Jeannette Boner, the executive director for Teton Valley Community Recycling, poses (front, peach shirt) with other non profit leaders at an event hosted by the Teton Springs Foundation. The gift that will keep on giving What a way to usher in the holidays! Teton Valley Community Recycling was honored to receive a $5,000 grant…Details
Thank you to the CHC Foundation for their generous grant award that allowed Teton Valley Community Recycling to roll out a beautiful, new web site, making this a very happy way to kick off the New Year! This new site will offer the Teton Valley community easy access to all things reduce, reuse and recycling. The site…Details
Teton Valley Community Recycling attended the Idaho Solid Waste Association conference in Lewiston, Idaho on September 12 and 13, touring transfer stations, C&D pits and compost sites and learning from other counties and cities what is working and not working for them on the solid waste and recycling front. If there was on thing we…Details
Haywood Crafts reclaims the art of woodworking By Jeannette Boner Last summer was a big summer for weddings with so many of Will Haywood’s friends and family taking that short walk down the aisle toward a long life of married bliss. As the invitations rolled in, so did his eyes as he glossed over the…Details
Teton Valley Community Recycling’s annual TRASH BASH fundraiser is Saturday, Oct. 15 from 6-10 p.m. at West Side Yard in Victor! This family friendly event features the valley’s only trashion show. “Project Runway” and sustainable fashion collide as “trashionistas” walk the catwalk in outfits made from everything you can possibly image — recycled VCR tape,…Details
Teton Valley Community Recycling is inspired by WorldCast Anglers who are leading the way to “Kick Plastic” in Teton Valley. WorldCast purchased this water station that sits outside their shop in Victor. Through this initiative, the small business is eliminating 40-50,000 single serve plastic bottles this summer. Please read below on how TVCR is hoping you will “Bring…Details