Links & Everything Else...
Your source for saving the world through the web!
Whenever Recycle Utah finds a link to something we care about and think is a valuable resource, we add it to this page. You may find what you're searching for in the following categories:
Utah Clean Air Alliance - Dedicated to safeguarding the right we all share to breath clean air.
The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance -SUWA builds strong and lasting public support for wilderness preservation by focusing its attention on grassroots activists and public outreach campaigns.
Government Contacts - Talk to your elected officials.
Park Cirty's Sustainability Resource- All things green in Park City.
East Canyon Watershed Committee -East Canyon Creek is located in Morgan and Summit counties in Utah's Wasatch range. The exploding population of Park City and the Snyderville Basin is straining the watershed resource and its downstream environment.
Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District -SBWRD provides state-of-the-art wastewater collection and reclamation services for Park City and the surrounding area.
Utah Prescription Medicine Disposal - Permanent sites for proper prescription disposal in Utah
"Precycle" means think before you buy. It saves you money, decreases the amount of waste you generate, and has a meaningful environmental impact.
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Precycling tips from the city of Halifax.
Planet Pals- A great site for kids. See their top ten list of ways to precycle and a downloadable precycle shopping list.
Take 5 Precycling Philosophy - Take 5, a company selling inovative sprayers that use concentrate cartridges to reduce plastic bottle waste, offers their perspective on precycling.
Forget Recycling, Save Time With Precycling - An article from Good Environment.
"Following Garbage's Long Journey around the Earth": NPR story about Garbology, Edward Humes, and the Pacific Garbage Patch.
United States Recycling Stats - Stats from 2009, privided by greenliving.lovetoknow.com
The GrassRoots Recycling Network -A group who works to achieve corporate accountability for waste, public policies to eliminate waste, and to build sustainable communities.
The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide - A very general but helpful perspective on recycling and how it works.
The EPA - the EPA's information regarding waste.
The National Recycling Coalition - a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and improvement of recycling.
Eco-Cycle- Located in Boulder, CO, this is one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the U.S.
Waste Management (WM) - A major waste management company with an environmental focus.
Green Uses For Waste - A UK-based site that contains over 70 articles written by experts who continually update and add new content.
A Recycling Revolution - Recycling facts based on material
Amazing Recycled Products - A Colorado wholesale company whose mission is to provide alternative products made from recycled materials.
Extended Producer Responsibility - Information on EPR from INFORM, a national non-profit that produces short films to help educate the public about environmental issues.
7 Misconceptions about Plastic Recycling - from the Ecology Center
Numbers on Plastics - What they mean, from Earth 911.
Ban the Bottle - a blog devoted to banning plastic water bottles
by Electronics TakeBack Coalition
Recycle Utah's Electronic Waste Collection Program - A great resource if you live in Summit or Wasatch Counties
Utah Department of Environmental Quality - E-waste in Utah
Plug in to E-Cycling - U.S. EPA partnership program
Compost Guide - A comprehensive resource about composting- the what's, why's, and how's.
Earthworm Digest - Everything you'll ever need to know about worms, including vermicomposting.
Park City Nursery - Our local nursery specializing in high altitude gardening with an emphasis on putting the right plants in the right place.
Utah State University Cooperative Extension- Subsicribe to their monthly garden newsletter or view past issues.
Mulching in Utah - From Utah State University Cooperative Extension
Selecting a Garden Mulch - A guide to mulching from GardenGuides.com.
Audubon at Home - Simple ways you can create a healthier place to live for your family, your community, and the birds, plants, and other wildlife share your home.
Drip Works - Drip irrigation is a simple, efficient, and cost effective way to water your plants. Stop wasting water!
World Water Monitoring Challenge - Builiding public awareness and involvement to protect our water resources. World Water Monitoring Day is September 18.
Utah Division of Water Resources - Information about conservation from the Utah State Gov..
Slow the Flow - Utah is the 2nd driest state in the country and yet has the 2nd highest rate of water comsuption. For a desert state, this pattern is unsustainable.
Trout Unlimited -conserving, protecting and restoring North America's trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds.
The Utah Rivers Council - an organization dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of Utah's rivers.
American Rivers - a national conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy natural rivers and the variety of life they sustain.
Utah Clean Energy - Partnering to build the new clean energy economy.
Blue Sky Program - a clean energy program from Rocky Mountain Power
Kilowatt Ours - A documentary about an 18 month journey across the southeast United States to document energy related problems and present viable solutions.
Carbon Nation - A documentary about carbon in all it's forms, including new innovations in clean energy.
The ReDirect Guide - A new breed of media company, one that is creating media that encourages green living and sustainable communities.
Grist - an online environmental magazine that doesn't take itself too seriously. Read, enjoy, learn.
Earth 911 - a company that offers consumers a wealth of ifnformation about recycling in all its forms across the country.
The Natural Step - a company "committed to researching the science of sustainability and linking it to real world applications"
Environmental News Network - environmental news and resources galore.
Environmental Defense Fund - linking science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cost-effective solutions to society's most urgent environmental problems.
The Story of Stuff Project - "The Story of Stuff" and other videos by Annie Leonard, including "The Story of Electronics".
Green America - using economic action to solve social and environmental problems. Green America has also created the links below:
Responsible Shopper - Discover the good, the bad, and the ugly behind the products you buy every day.