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Town of Jackson

Posted on: April 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] SPRING CLEAN-UP & BURN WEEK INFORMATION

Spring clean up

SPRING CLEAN UP INFORMATION


RESIDENTAL YARD WASTE

  • Friday, May 13
    Residential Yard Waste Drop-Off
    Rodeo Grounds
    9:00am - 6:00pm
    FREE
  • May 9 - 14
    Residential Yard Waste Drop-Off
    Teton County Transfer Station
    M-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm
    Sat:  9:00am - 1:00pm
    First 500 pounds FREE for residential yard waste only

*Free compostable yard waste bags available starting April 25 at the following locations

  • Town Hall - 150 East Pearl
  • Public Works Administrative Building - 450 West Snow King Avenue
  • Teton County Recycling Center (ISWR) - 3270 Adams Canyon Drive


COMMUNITY TRASH CLEAN-UP

  • Saturday, May 14
    Participants wishing to volunteer are asked to meet at either Phil Baux Park or at the Old Wilson School House
    8:00am
  • You will be assigned an area to clean and provide you trash bags 
  • Breakfast treats & coffee will be provided
  • Meal voucher to use for lunch at Eco-Fair for volunteers  

For questions or more information, please email April Norton at jhcleanup@gmail.com.

  1. Please let us know if there is a specific section you would like to clean. (For those of you with "Adopt-A-Highway" sections, please confirm that you will be cleaning your regular spot.) 
  2. Please let us  know if your group is willing to clean along the highway. Many of our "Adopt-A-Highway" organizations  and businesses no longer participate (many no longer exist), so we're looking for folks who don't mind cleaning in those areas. 
  3. Please encourage your colleagues, friends, and neighbors to join us on Clean Up Day! There will be breakfast treats and coffee to fuel you up before heading out to tidy up our beautiful community after the winter season. 


ECO FAIR

  • Saturday, May 14
    Noon - 5:00pm
    Center for the Arts Lawn

SPRING BURN WEEK

  • May 7 - May 15
    Call TC Dispatch PRIOR to burning Yard Waste (307) 733-2331
    Burns are limited to dry grass, leaves twigs, small branches and clean wood.

To learn more about these events, please visit: www.tetoncounty.gov/recycle 


2022 SPRING CLEAN UP & BURN WEEK

WHEREAS, we are all caretakers of our community and continually strive to make Jackson Hole a great place to live, work and play; and 

WHEREAS, this valley is rich with opportunities for improving our scenic beauty and at the same time attending to our sustainability and;

WHEREAS, we are fortunate to able to take advantage of sustainability programs including food scrap and composting programs, green energy alternatives, and waste reduction and recycling initiatives; and  

WHEREAS, we can all work together to preserve the earth’s beauty and resources; and         

WHEREAS, the Rotary Club of Jackson Hole has organized a Spring Clean Up on May 14th where community volunteers help to clean up the town; and,

WHEREAS, Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling also participates in Spring Clean Up by encouraging town residents to compost their yard waste and by providing citizens free compostable yard waste bags to do so; and,

WHEREAS, the Jackson Hole Community Spring Clean-Up has been an annual tradition since 1969; and,

WHEREAS, the residential yard waste collected during the Spring Clean Up last year diverted 82 tons of organics from our waste stream; and,  

WHEREAS, it is customary in the spring of each year to declare a burn week for citizens of the Town of Jackson to act responsibly, and at all times control their burns including only dry grass, leaves, twigs, small branches, and clean wood.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Hailey Morton Levinson, Mayor of the Town of Jackson do hereby proclaim Community Spring Clean-Up Week to be Monday, May 9th through Saturday, May 14thand

FURTHER, I declare Spring Clean Up Volunteer Day as May 14th and encourage all citizens to participate in this important rite of spring here in Jackson Hole, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club who graciously organizes volunteers to clean up our community, and; 

FURTHER, I declare that Town of Jackson Public Works will provide free yard waste drop off at the Teton County Fairgrounds on Friday, May 13th to remove residential yard waste between 9am and 6pm. Residents wishing to participate are urged to follow composting guidelines by only using the paper yard waste bags or reusable cans or bins, as plastic bags will not be accepted.

FURTHER, I declare Spring Burn Week to be Saturday, May 7th through Sunday, May 15th and remind any residents wishing to participate in burn week, that before you strike that match, to call the Jackson Hole Law Enforcement Agency at 733-2331 first.  

DATED THIS 18TH DAY of APRIL 2022.

                                                                        TOWN OF JACKSON

 

                                                                        ___________________________

ATTEST:                                                           Hailey Morton Levinson, Mayor

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