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Keeping it Green

There is a waste crisis on our planet today, with plastic everywhere we look. And it is our responsibility, as individuals, to do something about it....

 

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GROCERY BAGS: PLASTIC VS. PAPER Plastic bags are made out of polyethylene or polythene. Polythene is produced from crude oil and natural gas, two...

 

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Spontaneous Construction returns Saturday, Sept. 14, to Missoula’s Home Resource. Designed to inspire a culture of re-use with a free, engaging...

 

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RECYCLING MARKET TRENDS IN THE U.S. Sanders County receives a very informative recycling report from Brian Heuer of Sage Recycling in Colorado. We tho...

 

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LET’S BEAUTIFY! April 25, 26 and 27 have been set aside this year for Thompson Falls Beautification Days, where elderly and disabled residents...

 

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WHAT TO DO WITH HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE? Household hazardous waste is any substance that has the potential to injure people, pets or the...

 

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Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures! Remember a few months ago when the Sanders County Solid Waste Board (with the help of Environmental...

 

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DOING WHAT WE CAN Dusti Johnson, MDEQ Materials Management Specialist, believes that communities have a very difficult time managing several...

 

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LET’S TALK ABOUT CUTTING BACK ON OUR YARD WASTE. Grass clippings alone can account for a whopping 16 percent of residential solid waste and can be...

 

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The saga on recycling continues. As of Feb. 15, Sanders County had to stop taking plastics for recycling, due to the high costs of shipping and the...

 

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THE NEW MODE OF SHOPPING BAGS…NOT YOUR GRANDMOTHER’S BURLAP! Trends often come and go, but I see this one as continuing to evolve into a real...

 

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The holiday season usually brings lots of happiness - and waste. On average Americans throw away 25...

 

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