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This Green Earth - January 9, 2018

Jan 9, 2018

As this year began, China banned the importing of 24 different materials considered recyclables. What are these materials? How will this ban effect U.S. recycling markets? And who might replace China as the leader in reprocessing our paper, plastic and metal?  Nell and Chris speak with Reece Demille of Republic Services and Carolyn Wawra of Recycle Utah about how the ban will affect their recycling businesses, and what you can do to help.

Summit County

Trash pickup didn't happen for several Summit County residents Monday.   Their trash cans were left empty on purpose.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Mountain Summer - July 11, 2014

Jul 11, 2014

On the premiere of KPCW's Mountain Summer show, hosts John Wells and Peggy Ijams were joined by station General Manager and President Larry Warren to talk about the show and what's coming up. Ryan Cray and Kate Boyd from Park Silly Market and Alissa Daly from Republic Services joined the show to talk about "recycle day" which is their theme this Sunday. Travis English dropped by to talk about the Summit County Fair and Katy Wang joined the show to talk about the Park City Film Series.

This Green Earth - April 30, 2014

Apr 30, 2014

Nell and Chris first talk bark beetles with Colleen Keyes of the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands.  Some areas of Utah have had all of their spruce trees killed due to the beetle.   After that, they speak with Republic Services about what NOT to put in your recycling bin.