Old Lessons for a New Normal

by David Johnston You’re vaccinated. You’re healthy. You’re full of energy and buzzing to return to the world at large. But is it ready for you? I feel it too. The energy in the air. At work, at home, out in the streets. It’s nearly palpable. I’m now three weeks into this rebirth, three weeks …

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Zero Waste for Clean Air

by Deven Patten An amazing benefit of a zero-waste mindset is that it impacts more than just the waste we generate or avoid. In a vacuum, reducing, reusing, and recycling already has a great impact on the physical goods we consume, and the materials used to deliver those goods. However, with an understanding of systems …

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Glass Recycling in the Mountain West

“Only half of Americans can recycle at home as easily as they can throw something away.* Those that can recycle easily are only recycling half of what they could.**” The average American generates 70 pounds of glass waste each year. That means that across the country, we generate approximately 11,585,000 tons of glass waste each year! …

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Land & Mind: Treading Lightly

By Sarah Bateman, Utah Recycling Alliance Let’s be honest – Zero Waste has taken a hit during the pandemic. Though it can be discouraging to see momentum stall, let’s take a beat, and head outside. The great outdoors, after all, is the source of inspiration for the work that we’re doing anyway. Have you found …

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