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Solid Waste Facility News

June-July 2016

Houghton Custodial Landfill in Kirkland closed to public access during maintenance (PDF, 550 K)


Replacing the Algona Transfer Station with a New South County Recycling and Transfer Station


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

Upcoming Events

July 2 - July 3, 2016

Auburn Wastemobile - 7/2/16 - 7/3/16

July 8, 2016


July 8 - July 10, 2016

Snoqualmie/North Bend Wastemobile

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SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

June 22, 2016

KOMO4 News: Recycling Solutions (YouTube)
How much are aluminum cans worth? What do you do with food takeout containers, plastic caps, small propane canisters or pet food bags? King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4's Mary Nam have the answers.

June 9, 2016

King County extends ‘Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling’ application deadline

June 1, 2016

KOMO4 News: Safe in the Sun (YouTube)
UW's Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana, King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4's Mary Nam share tips – think sun-protective clothing, and lotion or stick sunscreen – for staying safe in the hot Seattle summer sun.

New ‘Repair Time’ groups

New ‘Repair Time’ groups

The King County EcoConsumer public outreach program is helping to start repair groups around King County, where people can bring various items and help each other fix them.

Updated: Jun. 23, 2016

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