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The MARC, Mindfully Green

Park City’s Municipal Athletic and Recreation Center (PC MARC) evolved after the city purchased the privately owned Racquet Club in 1987. After an extensive renovation in 2011, the state-of-art facility officially became the PC MARC. Not only does this treasured center provide exceptional programs and services, but is also a nugget of sustainability behind the scenes. The PC MARC is the first city building to display rooftop solar panels and also has the largest solar array in Summit County.

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2017 100 Mile Meal Producer Feature: Utah Natural Meat & Milk

This August 12, Recycle Utah invites you to celebrate Summit County’s local food, farms, and economy by joining us at our 2nd Annual 100 Mile Meal. We will be getting back to our roots on a private ranch in Oakley with live music, local wine and beer, and a five-course dinner menu featuring only ingredients sourced from farms within a 100-mile radius of the Recycling Center in Park City. The 100 Mile Meal will be a veritable banquet of good feeling, Summit County community, and mid-summer countr

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2017 100 Mile Meal Producer Feature: Morgan Valley Lamb

This August 12, Recycle Utah invites you to celebrate Summit County’s local food, farms, and economy by joining us at our 2nd Annual 100 Mile Meal. We will be getting back to our roots on a private ranch in Oakley with live music, local wine and beer, and a five-course dinner menu featuring only ingredients sourced from farms within a 100-mile radius of the Recycling Center in Park City. The 100 Mile Meal will be a veritable banquet of good feeling, Summit County community, and mid-summer countr

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning

We are constantly cleaning up after ourselves. And sometimes we are not using the greenest alternatives to do so! We clean our dishes and clothes with soaps that do not always contain natural ingredients, but rather have harmful chemicals in them. The first step to becoming an environmental cleaner is to remember to reduce whenever possible. Here are some other ideas:

2017 100 Mile Meal Producer Feature: Riley’s Farm Fresh

This August 12, Recycle Utah invites you to celebrate Summit County’s local food, farms, and economy by joining us at our 2nd Annual 100 Mile Meal. We will be getting back to our roots on a private ranch in Oakley with live music, local wine and beer, and a five-course dinner menu featuring only ingredients sourced from farms within a 100-mile radius of the Recycling Center in Park City. The 100 Mile Meal will be a veritable banquet of good feeling, Summit County community, and mid-summer countr

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2017 100 Mile Meal Producer Feature: 3 Squares Produce

This August 12, Recycle Utah invites you to celebrate Summit County’s local food, farms, and economy by joining us at our 2nd Annual 100 Mile Meal. We will be getting back to our roots on a private ranch in Oakley with live music, local wine and beer, and a five-course dinner menu featuring only ingredients sourced from farms within a 100-mile radius of the Recycling Center in Park City. The 100 Mile Meal will be a veritable banquet of good feeling, Summit County community, and mid-summer countr

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2017 100 Mile Meal Producer Feature: Tagge’s Famous Fruit and Veggies Farms

This August 12, Recycle Utah invites you to celebrate Summit County’s local food, farms, and economy by joining us at our 2nd Annual 100 Mile Meal. We will be getting back to our roots on a private ranch in Oakley with live music, local wine and beer, and a five-course dinner menu featuring only ingredients sourced from farms within a 100-mile radius of the Recycling Center in Park City. The 100 Mile Meal will be a veritable banquet of good feeling, Summit County community, and mid-summer countr

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Protect the Planet: Don’t Idle

Turning off your car when you’re not moving is an easy way to make a big environmental difference. Here are some reasons to never idle your car:

  • Save Gas: All those minutes of idling your car add up to using gas in your tank. In fact, if you idle 12 minutes each day, you’re burning enough gas to drive 24 miles. On average, most Americans idle even more than that, at 16 minutes per day.
  • Protect the Planet: For every 10 minutes you don’t i

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Food with a Utah Story

A “food mile” is the distance food travels from where it is grown to where it is consumed. When we buy food that was grown halfway around the world, pollution increases substantially, which contributes to climate change and unhealthy air quality. Here are some other reasons to eat local:

  • Buy Local: Buying local helps ensure your food isn’t traveling a long distance to get to you, and also helps support our local Utah farmers. Farmer’s markets and CSAs are a great so

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