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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

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December 19, 2014

SWAC Meeting

December 20 - December 21, 2014

Auburn Wastemobile - 12/20 - 12/21

December 27 - December 28, 2014

Auburn Wastemobile Closed 12/27 - 12/28

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SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

Dec. 15, 2014

King County makes it easier to celebrate ‘Green Holidays’
King County program offers advice and resources to reduce waste during holidays, such as Styrofoam packaging disposal, Christmas light recycling, fair-trade gifts

Dec. 3, 2014

KOMO4 News: Green and Local Food Gifts (YouTube)
KOMO's Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out great holiday gift ideas, including food books by local authors, locally-produced foods, and homemade muffins made from insects (cricket flour). All were delicious!

Nov. 28, 2014

Unique ideas for giving green holiday gifts (PDF, 50 K)
You don't need to keep recycling the same green gift ideas. This year, let's shake it up a little and get quirky, cool and distinctive with our holiday gifts—King County EcoConsumer column reprinted with permission from The Seattle Times.

King County Green Holidays

King County Green Holidays

Festive doesn’t have to mean wasteful. Green can be your holiday color as well as your way of life.

Updated: Dec. 17, 2014

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