Magazines and Books No Longer Recycled in Teton County

Did you know that the Teton County Solid Waste Department was recently approved to purchase new collection dumpsters for newspaper, mixed paper, #1 & #2 plastic separation? This really is great news and the county commissioners should be applauded for approving this much-needed amenity that solidifies our commitment to waste diversion in Teton County. The…

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,…

TVCR Receives Grant Funding from the Community Foundation of Teton Valley

On March 20, Teton Valley Community Recycling received the exciting news that the Community Foundation of Teton Valley awarded us our full competitive grant request of $3,450 to purchase eight used recycling dumpsters from Valley Lumber and Rental to be used at the Teton County Transfer Station in an attempt to reduce contamination of the…

Teton High School’s Newest Recycling Bins

Recently, through a coordinated effort of Grand Targhee Resort, Teton Valley Community Recycling (TVCR), and the high school administration, two large outdoor recycling stations found a new home at the Teton High School. Brigid Sinram, Environmental Programs Manager for Grand Targhee, reached out to donate the bins to the community. Teton High School principal, Samuel…