Recycle Utah

On today's Local News hour, host Leslie Thatcher talks suicide prevention with Geri Essen from the Summit County Health Department, Kathy Day with Valley Behavioral and Sam Walsh with PCHS. Assistant Summit County Manager Anita Lewis previews the County Council agenda for Wednesday.  County Planning Administrator Peter Barnes talks about the changes to Section 2.3 in the Snyderville General Plan. Recycle Utah Insa Riepen talks about a number of upcoming events. Scott Loomis and Erin O'Keefe talk about the open house with the newest homes built in the organization's Self-Help program.

Got Glass? Take it to the recycle center that's located off of Bonanza Drive and Kearns Boulevard on Woodbine Way. It's one of the only places in town that will recycle it. Lynn Ware Peak has more.

In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris and Nell speak with Insa Repien, Executive Director of Recycle Utah.  Recycle your Christmas trees, but not your shiny wrapping paper.  Chris and Nell also discuss Utah's Wolf Management Policy in light of the recent shooting of "Echo" the grey wolf down in the southwestern part of the state." 

In this edition of This Green Earth hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first have Insa Riepen of Recycle Utah on to discuss water conservation and hazardous waste. Then Jason Utgaard, owner of the Spotted Door, an online business that sells only recycled and re-purposed goods. Finally Bryn Carey, owner of Ski Butlers who is on his way to Rio to attend Al Gore's Climate Reality Project training.

Harvest Festival Celebrates Fall Bounty

Oct 3, 2014

The fifth annual Fall Harvest Festival will be held in the Kamas Valley tomorrow. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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On Tuesday, Park City Rotary presented its annual Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award to Bruce Erickson, whose activities include helping the Glenwood cemetery Association, volunteering for Recycle Utah and serving many years on the City Planning Commission.

The 3rd annual Uncorked Event takes place at the Park City Recycling Center Friday night. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has details.

First up on today's show, Insa Riepen, Executive Director of Recycle Utah, joined the show to discuss renewable energy, solid waste issues and the anti-idling ordinance. Park City Silly Market also dropped by for an update on their Zero Waste program.

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Recycle Utah is inviting you to the Spring edition of its Native Plant Sale, to  be held on Saturday. Rick Brough has more.

This Saturday is the day you can get rid of your hazardous household waste in a way that's safe, responsible, and free to residents. Lynn Ware Peek has more.