Recent headlines may have left you wondering about recycling in Teton County. As the article published by the Wall Street Journal describes,China will be limiting what recyclables they will accept, starting in 2018. Communities using a single-stream recycling system will likely see the biggest impacts with this change. ISWR staff spoke with the Jackson Hole News and Guide in September and explained how our source separated system and the dedicated efforts of our community put us in a position to continue to sell our recyclables and keep our program running successfully.
Read both articles here:
County at advantage in recycling market (JH News and Guide)
Oh, Scrap: China, the Biggest Buyer of America’s Trash, Wants No More (Wall Street Journal)
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