COVID-19 Impacts on Local Reuse/Recycling

The coronavirus is weighing heavily on all of our minds as we roll into April. Fortunately, Teton Valley is responding proactively with most non-essential workers staying home, schools cancelled, Broulim’s and our smaller grocery outlets doing a tremendous job staying stocked and ensuring people’s health and safety. We are fortunate that the hard-working folks at…

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Recycling Our Electronic Waste

By Sue Miller I’m always curious to discover where our recycled items actually go. I was happy to discover that our county “e-waste” is picked up by ROM Recycling from Idaho Falls, and is a family operation, run by Dennis K. He comes and fills his trailer with all manner of things, including e-waste (computers,…

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New Recycling Accepted Materials for 2020

Teton County, Idaho County Commissioners recently approved new Recycling Accepted Materials (for traditional recyclables – curbside and self-haul) based on current available end markets and storage space for sorted materials at the Transfer Station. These changes will take effect immediately, with RAD Curbside customers seeing the largest change, as self-haulers were eased into the new…

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Rethinking Holiday Waste

We at Teton Valley Community Recycling encourage you to make some new habits while gift-giving this holiday season! Did you know that Americans generate over 25% more trash during the holidays, and nearly double their waste after Christmas? We have some suggestions for reducing your impact on Teton Valley’s waste stream this year. Wisely Consider…

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Headwaters Constructions Donates their $9400 TVCR Rebate to Teton Schools

Headwaters Construction Donates $9400 to Teton Valley Schools   Headwaters Construction, currently finishing up our local school projects, was recently awarded a reimbursement of $9400 through an innovative grant program administered by Teton Valley Community Recycling (TVCR). TVCR’s Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Sorting program was designed to encourage local contractors to sort C&D waste…

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