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Wanted: Focus group participants

October 2014

We need your opinions about our communication methods and materials on transfer station recycling!

If selected to participate: For 2 hours of your time, you’ll receive $100 and a light meal.

By October 30, call 877-321-5874, or email – and include your name and phone number so we can call you.


Solid Waste Facility News


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

Upcoming Events

October 24 - October 26, 2014

Bothell/Kenmore/Woodinville Wastemobile

October 24, 2014

EcoConsumer on KOMO4 News

October 25 - October 26, 2014

Auburn Wastemobile - 10/25 - 10/26

Oct. 22, 2014

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Community Meeting

Oct. 25, 2014

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Tour

more events…


SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

Oct. 10, 2014

Celebrating 25th anniversary, Wastemobile makes final stop in Bothell, Oct. 24-26
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile makes its final stop of the year, Oct. 24-26, in Bothell.

Oct. 3, 2014

When life gives you a yard full of leaves, make compost (PDF, 110 K)
Leaves not only produce good compost, but also good exercise for those who rake them, typically burning off 150 calories in 30 minutes, according to Harvard Health.—Reprinted with permission from The Seattle Times.

Sept. 12, 2014

Executive's budget to call for accelerating energy efficiency projects throughout King County
Innovative 'Fund to Reduce Energy Demand' would finance capital upgrades that pay for themselves over time, and help meet climate targets faster.

Food: Too Good To Waste Challenge

Food: Too Good To Waste Challenge

Take the challenge to find out how much is typically wasted at your home. Then see how much food waste you can prevent by making small shifts in how you shop for, prepare, and store food.

Updated: Oct. 20, 2014

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