Tag: Earth Day

Recycling: This Earth Day, Let’s Get Back to Basics

By Sophia Nicholas, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. Recycling is one of the most common sense practices to conserve resources and care for the Earth. So this Earth …

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Every Day Is Earth Day at DEQ

By Donna Kemp Spangler The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) attracts employees who have a strong desire to improve Utah’s environment. So it’s no surprise to find a culture at DEQ where employees promote sustainability practices and participate in community cleanups at work and at home. Every day is Earth Day at DEQ. Earth …

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Every Day Is Earth Day at Environmental Quality

By Donna Kemp Spangler Last April, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality launched its blogs with “12 Days of Earth Day,” featuring daily blogs from employees who are the “boots on the ground” making sure Utah’s environment is healthier. Since then, we’ve been highlighting what we do each week and sometimes like this month – …

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DEQ Helps Businesses Be Green, Stay Green

By Paul Harding Increasingly, businesses are integrating environmental sustainability practices into their long-term strategies. They find that sustainability is not only good for the environment, it’s good for their bottom line. So what does environmental sustainability look like for businesses? It can mean reducing waste, cutting energy use, or recycling materials. I work in DEQ’s …

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Earth Month: UCAIR and Chevron Team Up for Gas-Can Exchange

By Angie Koford Editor’s note: April is Earth Month at DEQ. We’ve invited guest bloggers to share their thoughts on the ways individuals, businesses, governments, and universities can contribute to making our world a little greener. Warmer spring temperatures make me want to spend my weekends working in the yard. Time to get out the …

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