Look ma, less waste!!

Check this out: This year’s Tin Cup event produced only 4 full cans of trash, 2 full cans of compost (and yes, they are going to compost all of those paper plates and napkins in the school gardens), and the rest was recycled! Think about that…. more than 800 people eating, racing, celebrating for 3+…

Tin Cup Goes Green

You may have noticed the new, light green T-shirts people are wearing for the 11th Annual Tin Cup Challenge, but that isn’t the only new green thing you’ll see at this year’s Tin Cup Event Day. The Community Foundation of Teton Valley has partnered with Teton Valley Community Recycling to green Event Day. The goal…

No, really. You Can’t Recycle That.

One of the biggest sources of contamination in our local recycling stream is well-intentioned recyclers putting the wrong kind of plastic containers or dirty plastic bottles into the “#1 and #2 PLASTIC BOTTLES ONLY!” collection bins. It’s a common mistake because those little triangle symbols on plastic containers are very misleading. A #1 food container,…