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One question 5B Recycles hears everyday is “Do I need to have an official blue bin to recycle?” And we’re happy to say no! You can sort your mixed paper, plastics 1-5 and aluminum/tin for curbside pick up in anything from cardboard boxes and wire baskets to buckets and totes as long as its sorted [...]
Don’t miss a FREE screening of the documentary Trashed tonight, April 23rd, at the Community Library. The movie starts at 6:00pm. A trailer can be viewed at trashedfilm.com This film follows actor Jeremy Irons as he travels around the world taking a look at the global waste issue….when you throw something away, what is ‘away’?
It seems just when I’ve figured out my new phone, computer, or IPOD, something faster, sleeker, and cooler comes along and another round of updating begins. But what do we do with the old stuff when the new stuff arrives? Thankfully we have a lot of easy options so that the old stuff doesn’t end [...]
Save the Date! Join 5B Recycles, Blaine County’s recycling program, for a free screening of the 2012 documentary Trashed, on Tuesday April 23rd at 6:00pm at the Community Library. Starring Jeremy Irons, Trashed “sets out to “discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as [Jeremy] travels around the world to beautiful destinations [...]
Weeds out of control? Attend a traditional and alternative strategies workshop for controlling noxious weeds in small and large landscapes. Free and practical workshop targeted for all users from small to big problem areas include application strategies, weed identification and use of bio-control and goats. Hosted by Blaine County Weed Department, University of Idaho Agricultural [...]