Recycle Utah Blog

Paper Towels or Hand Dryer?

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.

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What Makes a Golf Course Green?

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.

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Informal Educator of the Year

Recycle Utah’s Education Director Receives Recognition from the Utah Society for Environmental Education.

PARK CITY, UT – Recycle Utah’s Education Director Mary Closser will be named the 2018 Vern A. Fridley Non-Formal Environmental Educator of the Year Award. This award honors individuals who have made a major contribution to Environmental Education in Utah. Closser will be recognized September 15 Read More

Jet with a Carbon Offset

By Megan Nick

Did you know that flying coast to coast generates 20% of the greenhouse gases your car emits for a whole year? Did you also know that there is a way to minimize the impact your transportation habits have on the planet? Carbon offsets can help reduce your carbon footprint by supporting existing projects that are helping fight climate change! Here are

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Recycle Utah Celebrates 70 Green Businesses

Recycle Utah celebrates over 70 businesses in their Green Business Program. In its 3rd year the Green Business program includes everything from restaurants and hotels to construction companies and doctor’s offices. While the businesses may vary drastically, they all have one thing in common; their commitment to improving their own sustainability work and to lessening their negative impact on our environment.

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A Sustainable Sign

Park City Signs started in 1982 and was recently acquired by new owners, Liz and Eric Myers.  They are committed to their business and the environment!  Their quality signs can be seen all over town as window graphics, construction signs, car wraps and more and in every imaginable medium from vinyl and wood to metal.  Park City Signs’ staff is committed to reducing, reusing and recycling wherever possible.

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