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Solid Waste Facility News

Sept. 20, 2016 – Ongoing

Notice of Issuance and Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the South County Recycling and Transfer Station

June-Oct 2016

Houghton Custodial Landfill in Kirkland closed to public access through September during maintenance (PDF, 550 K)


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

Upcoming Events

September 23 - September 25, 2016

Burien Wastemobile

September 24 - September 25, 2016

Auburn Wastemobile - 9/24/16 - 9/25/16

September 26, 2016

South King Repair Café in Federal Way

Oct. 15, 2016

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Tour

Oct. 25, 2016

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Community Meeting

more events…


SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

Sept. 14, 2016

KOMO4 News: Green Your Bathroom (YouTube)
KOMO4's Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out ways to go green too when you're in the loo!

Aug. 11, 2016

Cutting commercial food waste is goal of new King County grant program
The King County Solid Waste Division has awarded grants to two businesses and one city that are trying new ways of reducing food waste.

Aug. 3, 2016

KOMO4 News: Rain Gardens (YouTube)
How and why to put a rain garden on your property, with stormwater management and sustainability experts John Phillips from King County's Wastewater Treatment Division and Frances Kuo from ECOSS, joining King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Molly Shen.

Climate change in your trash

Climate change in your trash

Do you know how much climate change is in your trash? Find out now…

Updated: Sep. 23, 2016

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