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Posted on: January 27, 2023

What We Learned: An Inside Look at Blaine County’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Workshop

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When the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee (SCAC) met in November of 2021 they agreed to organize a workshop on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Given the recent influx of new members, the time was ripe to discuss the committee's values and pri...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

The Life of Plastic in Blaine County, Idaho

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The Life of Plastic in Blaine County, Idaho

By: Ashlee Forman, Sustainability Fellow

To demonstrate the complex process of recycling, especially when it comes to plastics, let’s follow the life of a plastic water bottle from step 1: collection, to...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Blaine County Clean Energy Modeling and Feasibility Analysis

Clean Energy Modeling and Feasibility Analysis

Blaine County and the City of Ketchum hired the Brendle Group to conduct a thorough analysis of the high-practices, performance measures, and science-based target calculated by ICLEI-USA.

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Southern Idaho Solid Waste Is Turning Your Trash Into Electricity

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By: Ashlee Forman, Blaine County Sustainability Fellow

Turning trash into energy? It may sound like some too good to be true eco-fantasy, but with today’s technology and the commitment of an innovative solid waste district, the seemingly impossible has bec...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

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