Recycling attracts Utah tribe

  In a move to create jobs and build a stronger economic base, the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe in Utah has joined forces with two environmental engineering firms to form a company called EnviroSolutions. "The largest markets in the 1990s and beyond are going to be in the environment," says tribal attorney Danny Quintana. EnviroSolutions recently opened the $4 million Tooele Municipal Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling plant. Designed to reduce the amount of garbage going into Tooele County's landfill by 65 to 70 percent, the plant sorts out recyclables and later this summer will compost solid waste to sell as fertilizer. Quintana says the company also plans to open a $22 million paper facility to turn household and commercial waste paper into tissue paper products.