Bag It!

This article was originally published in Teton Valley News on February 7th, 2013. It is reposted with permission. Kids who are seniors in high school today know a world where televisions have always been flat screen, Britney Spears is classic rock, thermometers have never needed shaking, and groceries have always been bagged in plastic. Prior…

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Lighting Up the Holidays

This article was originally published in Teton Valley News on December 6th, 2012. It is reposted with permission. ‘Tis the season for snuggling by the fireplace, spending time with family, and experiencing the magic of the holidays. It’s also the season for surging utility bills as we attempt to heat, illuminate, and decorate our homes.…

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Taking the Next Step

This article was originally published in Teton Valley News on November 1st, 2012. It is reposted with permission. By now, most people in Teton County know that we can recycle plastic bottles, aluminum and steel cans, cardboard boxes, and glass, and that paper recycling will be up and running soon. Many residents also know that…

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Paper or Plastic?

This article was originally published on September 6th, 2012. It is reprinted with permission. “Paper or plastic?” In the 80s and 90s, grocers asked shoppers this question, putting the weight of the decision on the shoulders of the consumer. Concerned shoppers questioned which choice was the best for the environment. Today I can answer that…

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