What NOT to recycle

This article was originally published in the Teton Valley News on January 1, 2015. It is republished with permission.  Happy New Year! This month is a great time to set a goal to waste less and recycle more. However, it is possible to take this goal too far. When non-recyclable items are thrown in the…

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A Quick and Dirty Guide to Plastics

This article was originally published in the Teton Valley News on November 6, 2014. It is republished with permission.  Have you ever wondered what the numbers on plastic products mean? The symbol is a part of a coding system developed in 1988 by the Society of the Plastics Industry called the Resin Identification Symbol System…

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Reduce Your Costs as Fees Increase

This article was originally published in the Teton Valley News on September 4, 2014. It is republished with permission. On Monday, August 25th, a handful of citizens gathered at the county commissioner’s meeting to share their thoughts regarding proposed fee changes designed primarily to cover the cost of the landfill cap. Many voiced concerns, but…

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Are Compostable Cups Better?

This article was originally published in the Teton Valley News on July 3, 2014. It is reposted with permission. Summer is finally here! From Music on Main to backyard barbeques, summer brings great food, music, and fun in the sun. Summer festivals and events also create a surge in the use of disposable cups, plates,…

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