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Solid Waste Facility News

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Replacing the Algona Transfer Station with new south county facility – County and City of Algona in discussions on potential site

Factoria Transfer Station Replacement Project – Construction begins in Sept 2014; No service interruptions expected

Upcoming Events

November 1 - November 2, 2014

Auburn Wastemobile - 11/1 - 11/2

November 1, 2014

Maple Valley Recycling Collection Event and Bin Sale

November 1, 2014

Des Moines Recycling Collection Event

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SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

Oct. 28, 2014

KOMO4 News: Recycled Costume Ideas (YouTube)
EcoConsumer Tom Watson and anchor Mary Nam have fun featuring Halloween costumes from reused and recycled materials! This year's theme is plants and animals, with costumes modeled by Paulina, Alex, Victoria, Leslie and Iván from the El Centro de la Raza after school program, accompanied by their teacher Maria Rico.

Oct. 6, 2014

Work underway to replace aging, undersized Factoria Transfer Station with better facility
Existing station will remain open for business throughout construction; New facility to include wide range of recycling options.

Oct. 3, 2014

When life gives you a yard full of leaves, make compost (PDF, 110 K)
Leaves not only produce good compost, but also good exercise for those who rake them, typically burning off 150 calories in 30 minutes, according to Harvard Health.—Reprinted with permission from The Seattle Times.

 
Don’t trash your hazardous waste!

Don’t trash your hazardous waste!

Ciscoe Morris talks to Julie Mitchell, Wastemobile Project Manager about properly disposing of household hazardous products at the Wastemobile. (YouTube)

Updated: Oct. 31, 2014


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