The state-of-the-art facility cost the company $17 million to construct at an existing site of theirs located in western Salt Lake City at 3405 West 900 South.
The facility is outfitted with the latest recycling technology and equipment. This matters because consumer material continues to change at a rapid pace — what you were putting in your recycling bin 15 or 20 years ago is probably a bit different than what you’re using it for today. The sheer quantity of recyclable material being processed has also gone up dramatically– and will only continue to grow. So we need facilities that can keep up!
As part of Climate Week, the inaugural class of Salt Lake Climate Leaders have been working within their City departments to promote actions that will have a positive impact on the City’s carbon footprint.
Salt Lake City’s Information Management Systems (IMS) Department kicked things off on Monday with a special showcase featuring energy efficient technology that promotes a greener environment. IMS regularly hosts technology fairs to educate City employees the latest technologies available to streamline operations.
This is the first showcase to feature products that will help City departments save energy, reduce their carbon footprint and increase energy consciousness.
Some of the technologies featured include:
Solar charging options and rechargeable battery packs
Low voltage/small footprint computing devices
Low power & longer life projectors
The latest in teleworking and collaboration technology
Join StartSLC for the largest startup and technology festival in Utah!
The Sustainable Startups Series: Tech 4 Good will be offering a free lunch-time session (lunch included!) to learn about using the power of technology to improve our community. The lunch event will take place January 31st at 12 p.m. at The Gateway.
If you are interested in more than just lunch, attend the entire StartSLC program! It is a free three day event with a festival-like atmosphere, a plethora of speakers, contests, and more. The dates are January 29-31 at The Gateway. Visit the website for more information!