Just southeast of here is the spot where the Northern Pacific Railroad was completed in 1883 with the driving of the proverbial golden spike. That event connected Montana with transcontinental rail shipping and all that came with it.
With the passage of the Missoula Zero Waste Resolution nearly two years ago, Missoula again became the site of an historic and symbolic act connecting Montana to the global Zero Waste movement. Eco-Cycle Solutions in Boulder, CO is one of the nation’s leaders in Zero Waste and they just did a profile of Missoula’s Zero Waste efforts! Check it out!