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Take Action on climate change in 2018

Article adapted from Steamboat Today It’s resolution time — fitness, food, finances, personal growth. In 2018, Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is resolved to mobilize our community around climate action. This year, consider making a resolution to reduce your carbon footprint. Below are strategies for taking action on climate change in your daily life. To ensure […]

New electronics this holiday? Recycle the old and help fund SS!

Help fund Sustainable Schools while responsibly Recycling!!  Sustainable Schools is doing its part to help properly recycle all types of old cell phones and other small electronics (P&S cameras, tablets and MP3 players). WHERE? Collection boxes are located: In the lobby of Wells Fargo Bank in downtown Steamboat Springs at Third and Lincoln Lobby hours are […]

Recycling Tip 5: Electronics

Fifth in our installment of Recycling Public Service Announcements at Steamboat’s own TV18: Electronic Waste As of July 2013, residents of Colorado are in violation of new solid waste regulations when they dump electronic waste in the trash, or at an unknown dumpster. While it has been for many years and continues to be a violation […]

Electronics and Computer Waste Banned from Colorado Landfills as of July 1

from http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-HM/CBON/1251615964355 Under Colorado law, residential and business electronics are banned from being disposed of in a landfill and must be recycled.  Per ton of waste, recycling sustains ten jobs for every one landfill job*.  Electronic devices should be kept out of landfills and properly recycled to recover materials and reduce the energy demands from […]