PRESENTATIONS

Financial Presentation to Grand County Council – September 3, 2019

SWSSD1 – Grand County Council Financial Presentation 09.03.2019

Presentation to Moab City Council – August 13, 2019

SWSSD1 – Progress, Plans, & Challenges (Jan-Jul 2019)_Moab City Council 08.13.2019

NEWS ARTICLES

Moab Sun News – Aug 29, 2019
Native plants bring butterflies and beauty to the recycling center
http://www.moabsunnews.com/news/article_0845cd68-ca80-11e9-b64c-6b0dd2eb4301.html

Moab Times – Aug. 25, 2019
From scenic dump to efficient facility – New manager makes strides at solid waste district
By Doug McMurdo
https://moabtimes.com/2019/08/25/from-scenic-dump-to-efficient-facility/

Fire department cheers results of yard waste disposal event – Aug 8, 2019
Staff Report Moab Sun News
The Moab Valley Fire Department announced the results of the free yard waste disposal event that took place on Friday, July 26, through Sunday…
http://www.moabsunnews.com/news/article_22d442f0-ba03-11e9-abfe-0bf9960ac11a.html

Solid waste district unveils new machine at caution tape ribbon-cutting ceremony – Jul 4, 2019
The Solid Waste Special Service District #1 unveiled a new baler to help package recycling in Moab at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the machin…
http://www.moabsunnews.com/news/article_08b6fc9c-9ddd-11e9-99c6-37c20ddfff52.html

Video: The Moab Recycling Center compresses cardboard with new machine
Jun. 28, 2019
Members of the Moab Recycling Center and the special service district board that oversees it celebrate the acquisition and installation of a new baler Thursday, June 27. From left to right, Chris Scovill, facilities supervisor for the Solid Waste Special Service District #1; Kalen Jones, treasurer of the SWSSD1 administrative…

Hackley says goodbye to Solid Waste Special Service District  –  Jun 20, 2019
After 14 years with the Solid Waste Special Service District #1 (SWSSD), board member Pam Hackley (pictured) said farewell to the district on…
http://www.moabsunnews.com/news/article_fa260104-9379-11e9-8505-dbdf48f17dbb.html

Blast from the Past: Moab wins “Most Scenic Dump” – Jun. 17, 2019
How many longtime residents remember when Moab won first place in a Most Scenic Dump competition? Joe Kingsley – who was the totally unbiased judge of the contest – forwarded us an email he recently sent to Pat Branson, the mayor of Kodiak, Alaska, regarding the contest. Hello Mayor Pat…
https://moabtimes.com/2019/06/17/blast-from-the-past-moab-wins-most-scenic-dump/

Create a vision for Moab’s waste stream – May 30, 2019
By Shannan Butler  – Moab Sun News
Join the Resiliency Hub on Thursday, May 30 for a conversation about Moab’s waste stream.
http://www.moabsunnews.com/get_out_and_go/article_88c30acc-82f1-11e9-a115-373d18a493d2.html

Landfill stops taking cardboard – May. 24, 2019
Staff Report
Grand County Council Member Mary McGann at Tuesday’s meeting announced the Moab Landfill will stop taking cardboard June 1 in order to extend the lifespan of the Sand Flats Road facility.
https://moabtimes.com/2019/05/24/landfill-stops-taking-cardboard/

Moab Area Real Estate Magazine – May/June 2019
“Recycling Center Gets Revamped”
https://issuu.com/moabarearealestatemagazine/docs/moab_area_real_estate_magazine-may-_c88531f2c5d61c

Resiliency Hub May ‘Tea & a Topic’ features Solid Waste District, recycle center – May. 3, 2019
Staff Report
https://moabtimes.com/2019/05/03/resiliency-hub-may-tea-a-topic-features-solid-waste-district-recycle-center/

Native revegetation planting at Community Recycle Center – Apr 25, 2019
Staff report Moab Sun News
The Community Recycling Center, 1000 Sand Flats Rd., now has around 60 new native plants on what was once a barren hillside. The native plants…
http://www.moabsunnews.com/news/article_433b6c8a-6779-11e9-bbb3-e35fc4bb03aa.html

New chapter for Solid Waste Special Service District – Apr 11, 2019
Heila Ershadi Moab Sun News
When Evan Tyrrell stepped into the position of district manager of the Solid Waste Special Service District #1 (SWSSD) on Jan. 28, the district…
http://www.moabsunnews.com/news/article_c38a0e3a-5c86-11e9-806b-b327d972f5fb.html

League panel: Recycling’s economic challenges are global and local – Mar. 13, 2019

Photo by Carter Pape
Members of a panel convened by the League of Women Voters listen to Sara Melnicoff ask a question during an event titled “Recycling Realities.” Panelists discussed recycling challenges facing the world and Moab.
https://moabtimes.com/2019/03/13/league-panel-recyclings-economic-challenges-are-global-and-local/

Where does Moab’s recycling go? – Mar. 13, 2019
Experts and community leaders discussed high-level problems and solutions regarding recycling, as well as some of the particulars of the process of recycling in Moab, during a League of Women Voters-hosted event at the library on Monday, March 11.
https://moabtimes.com/2019/03/13/where-does-moabs-recycling-go/

A Conversation on Recycling – This Week In Moab – February 11, 2019
By Molly Marcello
https://www.kzmu.org/a-conversation-on-recycling-on-this-week-in-moab/

Solid Waste District in search of new director – Oct. 26, 2018
By Archivist
https://moabtimes.com/2018/10/26/solid-waste-district-in-search-of-new-director-38794/

Barton resigns as solid waste district manager – Oct 25, 2018
Deborah Barton has resigned from her position as manager of the Grand County Solid Waste Special Service District manager.
http://www.moabsunnews.com/news/article_b16dcf30-d86e-11e8-8e5f-6311a5be5cd9.html