courtesy of Recycle Utah

      

The good news from Recycle Utah is that they still will take cardboard.    The bad news is that it is costing them more, under current market conditions. 

 

About two years ago, China started to turn away recyclable materials from the U.S.    Recycle Utah Director Carolyn Wawra said in some ways, it’s good that this country is dealing with its own waste.    It creates jobs, and encourages creative ideas to deal with the material.

Still, she said, they are probably spending $6-10,000 more to dispose of cardboard.

KPCW Radio

Park City Transit plans to remove one frequently mentioned barrier to riding the bus in pet-friendly Park City. 

After much feedback from the public, Park City Transportation Director Alfred Knotts says Park City community members and their dogs will be able to hop on the bus together—on the spookiest day of the year.

On today's show host Carolyn Murray talks with Summit County Deputy County Clerk Kellie Robinson about the upcoming election.

Summit County Regional Transportation Planning Manager, Caroline Rodriguez calls in with an update on the newly finished transit and transportation plan.

Cool Science Radio speaks with Dr. Andrew Shapiro, the manager of technology formulation for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Shapiro is the manager of early-stage innovation for the Space Technology Office. These concepts typically are developed for NASA.

On today'a show host Emily Means talks with Park City Transportation Director Alfred Knotts and new Transit Manager Kim Fjelsted who give updates on transit and housing for transit drivers; Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting; National Ability Center CEO Kevin Stickleman talks about this year's Annual Luncheon honoring military service members; and Wendy Lavitt, a volunteer with Nuzzles and Co. has details on the upcoming Casino Night fundraiser at Skullcandy on October 25.

Joining The Mountain Life is Tucker Norred, the senior marketing manager at Woodward Park City. The year-round sports destination has a fully integrated 125-acre campus with an indoor action sports hub and outdoor action sports venues. The campus is designed to encourage intuitive growth and safe progression in 10 sports and activities including: Snowboarding, skiing, tubing, mountain biking, skateboarding, BMX, scooter, parkour, cheer and digital media. 

 

 

The Mountain Life speaks with humorist Emily Flake about the awkward hug. Flake is a regular cartoonist for the New Yorker, and writes and illustrates a comedic journey through this potnetially awkward encounter called the hug. Let's face it, we've all been there. Her guidebook is That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug

Ballots will begin to be sent out on October 16th, Wednesday to all active registered voters. There will be four different ballots sent out during the election.

All residents of Wasatch County will receive a ballot asking about the $150 million school bond election which if passed would replace Midway Elementary School and create a new high school in the valley.

Three municipalities will receive ballots with additional city council races.

Kim Frye

Park City public works has hired a trapping service to capture and euthanize a couple of beaver that have built dams on the stream along the Rail Trail. Residents have complained to the city that the back up of water from a couple beaver dams is causing flooding and property damage.

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