On the Road to Zero Waste: How officials plan to divert 60% of trash by 2030

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Last Summer, the Town of Jackson officially took action to adopt a Zero Waste Resolution . Prior to this, Teton County adopted a similar resolution in September2014, and as a result, the Town and County have partnered in this effort to develop a fifteen year plan to achieve 60% landfill diversion by the year 2030. Tonight, the Sustainability Series will host a panel discussion entitled “Teton County on the Road to Zero Waste.” Panelists will present a vision for the future as well as a review of the facts and figures that pertain to solid waste and recycling in the community today. According to the Facebook Event Page , "the discussion will include highlights from the zero waste planning effort, an explanation of what it means to divert materials from the landfill, and a quick course in Recycling 101 taught by experts from the front lines of local solid waste and recycling management." The event will be at 6 p.m. at Spark Jackson Hole (140 East Broadway). *Feature Photo: Trash Transfer Station. h/t Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news