Oct. 21, 2016
KOMO4 News: Green Halloween Costume Ideas (YouTube)
KOMO4's Molly Shen is joined by King County's Tom Watson, Jeanette Brizendine from the City of Federal Way, her son Elliott, and Diana, Freya and Hannah, modeling fun Halloween costumes made from reused and recycled materials. Our costume theme this year was tools and technology!
Oct. 5, 2016
New web cameras at King County solid waste facilities let customers see average wait times
King County's Solid Waste Division is helping customers make more informed decisions about where and when to dispose of their waste and recycling. With the installation of new web cameras, customers will be able to view the line of vehicles waiting to enter six of the division's busiest transfer stations.
Sept. 27, 2016
Modest solid waste rate increase will help County update facilities, add recycling options
For the first time since 2013, King County will increase its solid waste disposal fee, and residents who pay for curbside collection service as well as customers who use a County solid waste facility will see a modest increase in disposal rates. The new rates take effect Jan. 1, 2017, and will help pay for the modernization of solid waste management and recycling systems.