Why It Matters: Teton Valley Community Recycling

By Jeannette Boner, Teton Valley Community Recycling Executive Director   Teton Valley Community Recycling reaches all aspects of Teton County educating local contractors, residents, businesses and school children on the benefits of reduce, reuse and recycle. It’s working. Teton County has seen the waste diversion rate increase from 13 to 28 percent in the last five years.   This piece…

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The afterlife of recycled products

This article was published in the Teton Valley News on Februrary 4, 2016. It is republished with permission. Every year, with the support of our donors, school teachers and administrators, TVCR staff has the privilege of offering recycling and waste reduction educational presentations to local youth. Developing recycling education lesson plans is an excellent opportunity…

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When less is more

This article was published in the Teton Valley News on November 5, 2015. It is republished with permission. Due in part to our title, “Teton Valley Community Recycling,” it’s natural to think of our organization as solely a recycling organization, yet I’d like to take a moment to shine the spotlight on waste REDUCTION and…

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Expanded Recycling Services Coming to Teton Valley

This article will be published in the Teton Valley News on September 10, 2015. It is republished with permission. As you may know, after a several month process, on July 27th, Teton County, ID awarded the new solid waste hauler contract to R.A.D. Curbside. In October 2014, the county’s ten-year exclusive waste hauling contract with…

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