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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 29 - July 31, 2016

Bothell/Kenmore/Woodinville Wastemobile Event

July 30 - July 31, 2016

Auburn Wastemobile - 7/30/16 - 7/31/16

August 3, 2016

EcoConsumer on KOMO4 News

more events…


SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

July 21, 2016

Swimming in stuff? Join our ‘Buy Nothing Month’ (external)
Think about how not to throw anything away, as well as how not to buy anything—Sarah Stuteville's Seattle Globalist column in the Seattle Times quotes King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson.

July 13, 2016

KOMO4 News: Eco Hair Care (YouTube)
Local green mom and environmental professional Angela Wallis and her daughters Elsa and baby Gwen help King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4's Mary Nam show eco-friendly hair care ideas.

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.

Sustainability in Shipping

Sustainability in Shipping

Ready for Primetime: Sustainability in Shipping. Join the WSRA for an in-depth look at how e-commerce and other forces are driving change in our recycling system and sustainability.

Updated: Jul. 22, 2016

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