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Construction & demolition acceptance changes

Reminder! Construction & demolition waste acceptance changes at County-operated disposal facilities effective Nov. 1, 2016. Learn more

Solid waste disposal fee increase – effective Jan. 1, 2017

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 will help pay for the modernization of solid waste management and recycling systems. Learn more

 

Solid Waste Facility News

Sept. 20, 2016 – Ongoing

Notice of Issuance and Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the South County Recycling and Transfer Station

Ongoing

Factoria Transfer Station Replacement Project – Construction is expected to last until December 2017; No service interruptions expected

Upcoming Events

December 3 - December 4, 2016

Auburn Wastemobile - 12/3/16 - 12/4/16

December 10 - December 11, 2016

Auburn Wastemobile - 12/10/16 - 12/11/16

December 16, 2016

Joint SWAC/MSWMAC Meeting

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SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

Nov. 30, 2016

KOMO4 News: Green and Local Holidays (YouTube)
Go local and green at home by saving energy on holiday lighting, and then by buying locally-produced foods and other products for your gift-giving and entertaining! KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County’s Tom Watson check out fun items from Hood Famous Bakeshop, Palengke, Soda Jerk, Bonnie B’s Peppers, Herbivore Botanicals and more!

Nov. 16, 2016

KOMO4 News: DIY Green Holidays (YouTube)
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson show fun ideas for holiday gifts and decorations you can make from egg cartons, paper bags, pop bottles, fabric scraps and other recycled and salvaged items!

Nov. 1, 2016

10 Fun Tips for Making Your Holidays Green (external)
If you plan to make some of your own “green” gifts and decorations this year, start early! Article by King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson in the AgeWise King County newsletter.

 
50th anniversary timeline

50th anniversary timeline

For the past 50 years the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill has served as King County’s primary disposal location. Explore 50 years of history, heavy equipment, weird waste and the critters that call Cedar Hills home.

Updated: Dec. 2, 2016


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