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Houghton service interuption

Due to ongoing construction at the Houghton facility, we will be unable to accept self-haul trailers (manual or hydraulic) on the following dates:

  • January 21-24
  • January 28-31
  • February 4-7
  • February 11-14

 

Solid Waste Facility News

Feb. 4 – March 9, 2016

Replacing the Algona Transfer Station with a New South County Recycling and Transfer Station – comments welcome on Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Ongoing

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

Ongoing

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

Upcoming Events

February 6 - February-07-16

Auburn Wastemobile - 2/6 - 2/7

February-12-16

MSWMAC Meeting

February 13 - February-14-16

Auburn Wastemobile - 2/13 - 2/14

more events…

 

SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

Feb. 3, 2016

KOMO4 News: Eco Kids (YouTube)
From Lego rentals to an innovative youth program called FEEST, KOMO4's Mary Nam, King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and Elizabeth and Karishma from FEEST show how the youngest, and their parents, can be the greenest!

Jan. 19, 2016

KOMO4 News: Green Fitness (YouTube)
Your New Year’s resolution may be to “get lean,” but why not “go green” at the same time? KOMO4’s Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out an exercise bike that generates electricity, stylish yoga leggings made from plastic bottles, and more!

Jan. 14, 2016

Nominations sought for King County’s Earth Heroes at School awards program
King County is seeking nominations for the Earth Heroes at School program which recognizes students, teachers, staff, volunteers, programs and even entire schools that protect the environment and teach others to do the same.

 
E-Cycle Washington

E-Cycle Washington

Recycle computers, monitors, laptops, tablets, TVs, portable DVD players and e-readers through the E-Cycle Washington product stewardship program, since 2009 (external link).

Updated: Feb. 5, 2016


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