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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

April 17 - April 19, 2015

Vashon Wastemobile Event

April 18 - April 19, 2015

Auburn Wastemobile - 4/18 - 4/19

April 22, 2015

EcoConsumer on KOMO4 News - Earth Day!

April 25, 2015

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Tour

May 5, 2015

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Community Meeting

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SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

April 1, 2015

Make Earth Day Count
Ten ideas for positive environmental actions we can start now, to really make this year's Earth Day (April 22) mean something—article by King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson in the King County AgeWise newsletter.

April 1, 2015

Wastemobile: Household hazardous waste collection comes to Vashon, April 17-19
Vashon-Maury residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile travels to Vashon Island

March 11, 2015

KOMO4 News: Don't Trash that Food (YouTube)
King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Molly Shen show how to deal with food waste, from using cool containers and compostable bags, to taking stickers off fruit, to buying ugly veggies.

 
LightRecycle Washington

LightRecycle Washington

Recycle your fluorescent lights: LightRecycle product stewardship program for mercury-containing lights began Jan. 1, 2015 (external link).

Updated: Apr. 15, 2015


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