“Test, Don’t Toss” Your Holiday Lights

The Teton Valley Community Recycling Switch Witch is moving on after a brief stint gathering unwanted Halloween candy at the GeoTourism Center for redistribution to local businesses. Fear not! She’s being replaced by her lesser-known cousin, the Broken Holiday Lights Fairy! TVCR will be collecting your broken light strings at the GeoTourism Center from now…

TVCR announces Trashionista Scholarship

In hopes of getting more kids aware of unnecessary household waste and harnessing their creativity to spread awareness throughout Teton Valley about the problems with our disposable lifestyles, Teton Valley Community Recycling has initiated a scholarship prize for the best youth (under 18) designer at this year’s Trashion Show on November 3rd. The Youth Trashion…

October 13 is International E-Waste Day

October 13, 2018 marks the first ever International E-Waste Day. E-waste includes discarded TVs, computers, peripherals (including printers, scanners, fax machines), mice, keyboards, batteries, and cell phones. E-waste represents 2% of America’s trash in landfills, but it equals 70% of overall toxic waste. 20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste are disposed worldwide every…