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Local slediquette effort minimizes plastic in the Sierra

Ariel Smith | KUNR Public Radio
April 25, 2023

Plastic sleds are a staple of winter fun for many, but they come with a hidden cost to the environment. A recent effort by Take Care Tahoe to promote “slediquette” hopes to combat the impact of winter recreation on our environment.

It comes down to practicing kindness when up on the hill – or slediquette. Sledders are encouraged to pick up their sled and any broken pieces, purchase or rent durable sleds, and use official sledding hills.

This is the key to managing excess waste left behind by cheap plastic sleds, said Marilee Movius, the senior community engagement manager with the League to Save Lake Tahoe…

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