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More Water, Less Bottles

When it comes to drinking water on the go, people have many options. The worst choice, in terms of the environment, economics and personal health is single use bottled water. Today, the average cost of a single bottle of water is $1.45. Americans spe Continue Reading...

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Booze & Climate

The arrival of COVID has resulted in an uptick of glass recycling and Recycle Utah gets to see it firsthand – don’t worry we won’t tell. It seemed timely to write about the connection of alcohol to our climate, but in a nutshell, let’s just say you d Continue Reading...

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Gas Powered Leaf Blowers and the Air We Breathe

Park City’s clean streets, beautiful yards and gardens are all something to celebrate!  How we go about tending to these is something to be explored. There is no getting around it - gas powered leaf blowers do an excellent job keeping our lawns an Continue Reading...

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Eco-Friendly Summer Fun

Summer… the time when no matter your age we can all act a little younger, stay out a little later and everything seems a little brighter. Summer brings along a few classic American ideals: lemonade stands, water balloon fights, and summer parties. Ho Continue Reading...

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Earth Friendly BBQ

Now that summer is here, it’s time to fire up the grill, enjoy a cold beverage and eat some great food. Most importantly, we can do this in a sustainable way and reduce our impact on the environment. Reduce the amount of waste created when having Continue Reading...

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What Goes In The Bin?

During these past few months of social distancing, staff at Recycle Utah have been busy developing their on-line education program with lots of new videos. These are created to help educate our community about everything from composting at home to su Continue Reading...

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Screen Your Sunscreen

My friend in Park City rarely wears sunscreen. He feels the chemicals within have as much chance or more to give him cancer as the sun itself. Fortunately, there are numerous sunscreens on the market today that debunk that theory. It’s true that many Continue Reading...

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COVID 19 and Climate Connection: Let’s be Smart

It will take months, maybe years to recover emotionally and financially from the COVID-19 pandemic. Vladimir Lenin once said “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” What kind of climate calamity will force Continue Reading...

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Do it Yourself, including food!

The COVID crisis is inviting us to be more self-sufficient, like our ancestors. If desired, we can sew our own clothes, fix our own equipment, cut our own hair and paint our own nails. Another option is to grow our own food. And don’t fret, if you do Continue Reading...

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