Recycle Utah Blog
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with friends and family, but can also be detrimental to our environment if you don’t plan accordingly. Here are some tips to make your holiday more eco-friendly: 1. Shop Smart: When buying food for the holiday, choose local and organic items when possible. This reduces how far the food had to travel, and keeps harmful chemicals out of your food and the environment. Choose products that have recyclable packaging or minimal packaging to reduce the waste fromRead More
Recycle Utah is thankful to the following supporters for helping us reach our Live PC Give PC goals this year. Double your dollar when these matching grants go live by donating here. And, keep an eye out on Friday for those magical Power Hours that make your dollar go even further. Matching Grants THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH Starting at 4pm - $5000 matched from Jane and Timothy Sullivan FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9tRead More
The fate of the Halloween pumpkin on November 1st is a scary story. In the U.S. our favorite Halloween decoration creates more than 254 million tons of municipal waste in the landfills each November. As these smiling Jack O’ Lanterns decompose to a truly terrifying version of themselves they release methane gas into the atmosphere. Wild Harvest Farms, Recycle Utah and Park City Coffee Roaster are partnering to increase pumpkin composting in Summit County.Read More
It was a dark and hazy evening. Goblins, princesses and clowns creeped their way through blowing plastic bags and banging metal cans as they made they're way from house to house. It is a spooky world without recycling. The air is thick and poisons our lungs. In a world without recycling we are constantly pumping more pollutants into the air to make new products instead of recycling them.Read More
By Mary Closser
Have you ever had a single bite of Red Bicycle bread without needing a second, then third? Their bread is impressive – and so is their business. Since 2007, this small group of bread artisans has been delivering their unique breads to the Park City area, occasionally on a Red Bicycle, and now the Salt Lake Valley. What may be unknown about Red BicyRead More
By Megan Nick
The question we’ve all been wondering, are paper towels or hand dryers better for the environment? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t that clear. Paper towels and hand dryers both have their fair share of pros and cons.
Plastic recycling has been a hot topic this past year. But, what can you do about it?
First, reduce your plastic
By: Joshua Meyers
Golf courses have potential to drain and damage our environmental resources, but there is good news. Many golf courses across the nation are aiming for sounder environmental choices. Read on to learn of the interesting changes starting to occur.