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R4 - Intermountain Region

Fresh Air Friday

The Region 4 Regional office awarded prizes to forests whose employees carpooled the mostto the region’s Integrated Resources Workshop. The regional office partners with the City of Ogden in a “Fresh Air Friday” club that promotes alternative transportation.

The Region 4 Regional Office Green Team expanded its recycling program from aluminum and white paper to include colored paper, magazines, cardboard, and plastic. Until recently, employees volunteered to take the recyclables to the municipal transfer station. Now, with city provided curbside recycling bins, employees have collected 900 pounds of material for recycling—material that used to be sent to the landfill as trash.

Bridger-Teton National Forest

The Bridger-Teton National Forest uses photovoltaic power to operate some campground wells.

The Payette National Forest started battery recycling at fire incidents across the forest. They also are able to supply a local school with biomass for heat

Last Modified: 03/02/2014