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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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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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Earth Friendly BBQ

Now that summer is here, it’s time to fire up the grill, enjoy a cold beverage and eat some great food. Most importantly, we can do this in a sustainable way and reduce our impact on the environment. Reduce the amount of waste created when having Continue Reading...

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What Goes In The Bin?

During these past few months of social distancing, staff at Recycle Utah have been busy developing their on-line education program with lots of new videos. These are created to help educate our community about everything from composting at home to su Continue Reading...

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Screen Your Sunscreen

My friend in Park City rarely wears sunscreen. He feels the chemicals within have as much chance or more to give him cancer as the sun itself. Fortunately, there are numerous sunscreens on the market today that debunk that theory. It’s true that many Continue Reading...

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