Recycle Utah

Recycle Utah

The days of brown paper packages tied up with string are long past.  Now Christmas presents are blinged out like never before.  And when you're finished with all the finery, don't dump it together in the recycle bin.  KPCW's Renai Bodley tells us why: 

Here's a link to the Recycle Utah website.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County manager Tom Fisher, Bill Rock COO of Park City Mountain Resort and Mark O'Connor CEO of skipatrol.net talk about the close vote authorizing the Park City Ski Patrol to unionize. Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Automotive Journalists Paul Schmucker and Todd Deeken talk about the new film Pilgrimage, which has a free screening Wednesday 6:30 pm at Jim Santy Auditorium.

On today's program Summit County Budget Manager Matt Leavitt previews the 2016 county agenda. Park City Resort COO Bill Rock talks about opening day on Saturday for the county's largest ski resort. Sherrie Wellman has details about getting inspections and business licenses for nightly rentals. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Richard Bullough and SaRene Brooks with Summit County Health Department have details on a diabetes prevention and education initiative.

On today's program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews the agenda for Wednesday's County Council meting.  Park City Council Candidate Hope Melville talks about her candidacy. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Park City librarians have details on the current art exhibit and stuffed animal slumber party.

Egyptian Theatre Company

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis about the JSSD and Mayflower. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews Wednesday's county council meeting, Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen provides her monthly update and Randy Barton talks about his one-man, two-act performance, Famous and Infamous, this weekend at the Egyptian Theater.

KPCW

August 5th, the EPA and its contractors working at the Gold King Mine in southeast Colorado accidentally released millions of gallons of mine waste into the Animas River above the resort town of Durango. The plume of metal and mud stretched over 100 miles and three states before slowly diluting within the San Juan River in southeastern Utah.

Park City Municipal Environmental Regulatory Program Manager Jim Blankenau and Water Quality Program Manager Michelle DeHaan speak about Park City's mine waste and how it impacts our drinking water. Anita Lewis and Ray Milliner from Summit County discuss the agenda for Wednesday's Summit County Council meeting. Recycle Utah board members Maren Mullin and Deirdra Walsh promote next month's Aqua Affair to celebrate Recycle Utah's 25th anniversary.

On today's Local News Hour, Summit Land Conservancy Director Cheryl Fox announces the latest conservation easement on 62 acres in Brown's Canyon. Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche has the latest on 46th annual Arts Festival. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher introduces newly-hired Transportation Manager Caroline Ferris. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen stops by for her monthly update and Park City Institute director Teri Orr has details about Thursday's Easton Corbin concert at Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheater.

recycleutah.org

On this episode, hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak spoke with Insa Repien, Executive Director at Recycle Utah.  Insa reflects on Recycle Utah's twenty five years of providing recycling and re-purposing services to the community and what challenges lie ahead. Next up, a conversation with Paul Spitler of the Wilderness Society about the deadline looming for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and what will happen if the fund is not reauthorized by Congress.

 

recycleutah.org

Recycle Utah is piloting a new glass drop off program with the hope that residents will do a better job of keeping glass out of their curbside pick up bins. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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