TVCR announces Trashionista Scholarship

In hopes of getting more kids aware of unnecessary household waste and harnessing their creativity to spread awareness throughout Teton Valley about the problems with our disposable lifestyles, Teton Valley Community Recycling has initiated a scholarship prize for the best youth (under 18) designer at this year’s Trashion Show on November 3rd. The Youth Trashion…

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October 13 is International E-Waste Day

October 13, 2018 marks the first ever International E-Waste Day. E-waste includes discarded TVs, computers, peripherals (including printers, scanners, fax machines), mice, keyboards, batteries, and cell phones. E-waste represents 2% of America’s trash in landfills, but it equals 70% of overall toxic waste. 20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste are disposed worldwide every…

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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…

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Look ma, less waste!!

Check this out: This year’s Tin Cup event produced only 4 full cans of trash, 2 full cans of compost (and yes, they are going to compost all of those paper plates and napkins in the school gardens), and the rest was recycled! Think about that…. more than 800 people eating, racing, celebrating for 3+…

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