Compost & Recycling
As part of the sustainability program at TCD,
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TCD participates with technical assistance and costshare funding in conjunction with Teton County Integrated Solid Waste & Recycling (TCISWR), composting program contractors, the Town of Jackson, and others in encouraging diversion of waste materials, recycling, and sustainable processing and use of organics in the waste stream.
TCD also provides review and input as requested by TCISWR in the analysis and strategy options for the existing landfill recovery as well as the future diversion, processing, and use of organic and other waste stream materials. This effort includes review and provision of input on consideration of energy production from waste stream materials. Teton County Integrated Solid Waste & Recycling may be reached at 307-733-7678 or via their their web page.
Terra Firma Organics is the contractor processing organic waste and producing and selling compost and mulch products. They can be contacted at 307-732-2794 or via their web page.
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TCD works with local entities including Integrated Solid Waste & Recycling (ISWR) to promote the recycling of products that can be utilized again or waste that needs to be disposed of properly (Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste).
On March 18, 2003, the Teton County Commissioners passed a resolution banning hazardous waste from the Teton County Trash Transfer Station. Banned items include, but are not limited televisions, computer monitors, and fluorescent bulbs. Proper disposal and recycling of computers and electronics is important because they contain heavy metals, including lead and mercury, and other hazardous materials. For more information about ISWR please click here.
For more information about this program, please contact Tom Segerstrom, TCD Executive Director at email@example.com or (307) 733-2110.