TVCR Spotlight: WorldCast Anglers: a business leader “Kicking Plastic” one single serving at a time

Teton Valley Community Recycling is inspired by WorldCast Anglers who are leading the way to “Kick Plastic” in Teton Valley. WorldCast purchased this water station that sits outside their shop in Victor. Through this initiative, the small business is eliminating 40-50,000 single serve plastic bottles this summer. Please read below on how TVCR is hoping you will “Bring…

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…

Turning your food waste into gold

This article will be published in the Teton Valley News on August 6, 2015. It is republished with permission. The average American throws away more food than plastic, metal, paper, and glass. In fact, roughly 50% of food grown in the US, gets thrown out. Food waste comprises over 33% of the waste stream nationwide…

Spring cleaning and hazardous waste

This article will be published in the Teton Valley News on May 7 2015. It is republished with permission.  Spring cleaning and home projects are in full force! Our local cities and Teton County are also hosting community-wide clean-ups and Arbor Day celebrations May 9-16 (see our homepage for more info). All of this cleaning…