Last year, the Ada County Landfill accepted more than 369,000 tons of garbage, almost half of which could have been diverted elsewhere. On this episode of Elemental Idaho, I talked with Ada County Commissioner Dave Case about a recent Ada County trash study. You can listen to the original broadcast here.
For this episode of Elemental Idaho, I recorded a conversation with new Idaho Department of Environmental Quality John Tippets. Tippets, a former Agrium executive, Idaho State Senator, and six term member of the Idaho House of Representatives, was appointed to the position by Governor Otter in July.
Not long ago, an Idaho Fish and Game proposal to the legislature sparked an idea in Boisean Thomas Lansing, and Carp Solutions was born. Learn how this business got started, and the impact it’s having on Idaho’s waterways and a highly invasive fish species on this episode of Elemental Idaho.