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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

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

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SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

June 24, 2015

KOMO4 News: Keep Cool – Save Energy (YouTube)
From innovative fans to sliding, adjustable screens to window and portable AC units, King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Mary Nam show how to keep cool in this hot weather but not fry the planet.

June 3, 2015

King County Green Schools Program honors 55 schools as they help cut waste, save resources
Schools from 33 cities and 15 school districts across King County have engaged students and employees in conservation practices that cut waste, increase recycling and conserve water and energy with the Green Schools Program.

May 13, 2015

KOMO4 News: Thrift Store Fashion (YouTube)
KOMO’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out fashions that are examples of the stylish clothes now available at many local thrift stores. The women’s clothes shown here are from the Seattle Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique thrift store in Kent and are modeled by store volunteerss Twyla and Jordan and Jordan’s daughter Abigail.

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

Updated: Jun. 29, 2015


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