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Think Green When You Clean

Many of us know you can make an effective and chemical-free household cleaner by mixing together water and either white or slightly stronger cleaning vinegar. Perhaps you don’t use this inexpensive, homemade mixture, because you dislike vinegar’s sha Continue Reading...

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When Nature Calls…

We need to talk. We have a big problem with toilet paper, and we're not talking about the panic hoarding from this spring. When nature calls and you’re in nature, are you leaving your evidence behind? According to Lea Continue Reading...

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Impacts of Back to School Supplies

The month of September, the time of year when all youth, ages 6-25, go back to school. However, along with this transition back to school comes a toll on our world's resources. The consumer industry has romanticized back to school to convince us that Continue Reading...

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What is Zero Waste?

Zero Waste is a very simple concept: it means as little is sent to landfill as possible. A Zero Waste effort requires looking at our own habits as residents and business owners and applying waste prevention principles that we’ve all heard before. Continue Reading...

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Keep Cool This Summer

Keeping our houses cool with air conditioners costs Americans about $12 billion a year. And those air conditioners release about 100 million tons of carbon dioxide into the air annually -- two tons for each home that has one. The good news is that by Continue Reading...

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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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