Recycling can be challenging for rural communities

Recycling in Montana faces barriers not found in most other states. Due to Montana’s low population and large geographical area, it is very difficult to find markets for recycled materials that are both economical and environmentally sustainable.

Currently, Montanans recycle only about 19% of the waste generated in the state, according to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.

Fortunately, Seeley Lake has two very popular options for making a difference through recycling!

First, there are several types of items you can recycle when you take garbage to our local dump. Last year, the S...

 

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