Teton County, Idaho (KIFI) – The Teton Valley community rolled out a red carpet to remind others of the importance of recycling.
After a hiatus due to Covid-19, the annual Teton Valley Trash Bash is back.
Angela Saggiomo, executive director of the Teton Valley Community Recycling Center, said the entire community was thrilled when the event was announced to resume. “You can really see how excited the community is for this event. It’s really fun to show people how to be creative and bring reuse and recycling into our lives,” she said. increase.
This event highlights how we can all be creative when it comes to reusing items. Saggiomo says: “Trash Bash is designed to highlight how to reuse more materials and how to recycle more, divert waste from landfills, and get creative with what you think of as one-off items. I’m here in a convenient way.”
She says people get really creative at this event as well. “It’s easy to see how excited the community is for this event by seeing how many people attended. It showcases how people can be creative and incorporate reuse and recycling into our lives.” It’s really fun to do.”
Anastasia participated in the event “Trashion” show and showed off how to recycle garbage to create unique clothes.
She says it may have taken several days to make the piece, but it was fun to engage with the others on the show.
She says being on the show allowed her to show off an important side of herself. “I think creativity and fun are the best parts for me. I also attend festivals. I found one that was already partially destroyed, so I thought it would be perfect for jellyfish, costumes, and trash.”
She says this isn’t her first time on the show, but she wants to keep doing it. “This is her second time participating in this fashion. I think it’s a really creative, fun and amazing event. I love that we can support her center of recycling and get more people involved.”
Organizers say they want to continue the event and hold it next year.