TVCR’s Holiday Waste Diversion Programs 2023

While the Holidays are a magical time of year, they also tend to produce a lot of waste. From “Black Friday,” “Cyber Monday,” Christmas gifts, decorations, or treating yourself before the Winter Solstice, there is a lot of purchasing, packaging, and shipping. Teton Valley Community Recycling (TVCR) is here to help us divert as much…

Details

What actually gets recycled from the Transfer Station?

(Hint: None of the items in these pictured orange painted bins gets recycled.  Why are they collecting it, you may wonder?  To prevent contamination of the materials that actually are recyclable in our region!) There’s no question that recycling can be very confusing, especially because it varies from region to region based on a variety…

Details

Trash Bash 2023

The entire Board and Staff of TVCR are so excited to host Trash Bash this year. The event has existed in one form or another for almost two decades and it never ceases to amaze! On Saturday November 4th, the Teton Valley Trashionistas will once again reveal their upcycled glamorous creations. TVCR is throwing the annual…

Details

C&D Fee and Policy Changes at Teton County Transfer Station

October 2023 – Changes for FY2024 As the Transfer Station Construction & Demolition (C&D) Waste Sorting facility nears completion, the County will be adjusting fees to cover the cost of sorting loads which contractors have delivered “unsorted” – that is lumber mixed with metal, brush, and other reusable items which could have been separated and…

Details

Teton Valley Community Recycling Announces Change in Leadership

Teton Valley Community Recycling (TVCR) is excited to announce a change in leadership as Angela Saggiomo, who has passionately led the organization, is stepping away due to personal commitments. We are grateful for Angela’s dedication and are pleased to introduce Kelley Romines as our Interim Executive Director. After serving as the Executive Director of TVCR…

Details

Mixed Paper Recycling is back at the Transfer Station

For the past three years, Teton County Recycling Center staff have been trying to maximize returns to the County coffers by separating out white office paper from newspaper rather than co-mingling these materials.  Buyers pay considerably higher prices for clean newsprint and for clean office paper, which RAD customers and self-hauling recyclers have been making…

Details