Our next meeting Feb. 25.
Sue Skinner on an Overview of the Environvironmental Legacies and Issues in Our Area.
September 17, 2007 (Wood River Room, Pond Student Union, ISU): “Global Warming in Idaho: Where We Are and Where We’re Going.” 7 – 9 pm:
Join with Mayor Roger Chase, the Idaho Conservation League, and Conservation Voters of Idaho. RSVP to Josh Goyden, email@example.com or 342-1264 by Sept. 12.
Past speaker, Henry Buescher, Pacific Steel and Recycling, April 2, 7:30 pm
See the minutes of April 2, 2007 posted on this website for notes on this talk.
TheClimate Action Network invites the public to learn more about recycling and its viability in southeast Idaho, April 2, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 15th and Clark. Henry Buescher, manager of Pacific Recycling, will explain the demographics of rural as they affect the feasibility of recycling markets. In addition, he will address what motivates individuals to recycle.Pacific Recycling operates 39 branches in seven states, and has 600 employees. The company was founded in 1885 in as Pacific Hide and Fur Depot. Although the company still maintains limited operations in the tanning of hides, the main emphasis is on the recycling of most metals including aluminum, iron, steel, copper and brass. They also accept office pack (office paper), aluminum beverage cans and corrugated cardboard, but not glass or plastic. Pacific Recycling is an employee-owned business. Buescher began working with recycling efforts in 1954, before he entered secondary schools.
The sponsor for this talk, theClimate Action Network, or I CAN, is a newly formed group in the Pocatello area with the purpose of educating the public about climate change and global warming. Simple actions such as what we eat, what we drive, how we build our homes, etc., have an effect on our immediate surroundings, as well as worldwide. Recycling household materials helps reduce our impact on our environment.