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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


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

Upcoming Events

October 21 - October 23, 2016

Bothell/Kenmore/Woodinville Wastemobile Event

October 22 - October 23, 2016

Auburn Wastemobile - 10/22/16 - 10/23/16

October 29 - October 30, 2016

Auburn Wastemobile - 10/29/16 - 10/30/16

Oct. 25, 2016

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Community Meeting

more events…


SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

Oct. 5, 2016

New web cameras at King County solid waste facilities let customers see average wait times
King County's Solid Waste Division is helping customers make more informed decisions about where and when to dispose of their waste and recycling. With the installation of new web cameras, customers will be able to view the line of vehicles waiting to enter six of the division's busiest transfer stations.

Sept. 27, 2016

Modest solid waste rate increase will help County update facilities, add recycling options
For the first time since 2013, King County will increase its solid waste disposal fee, and residents who pay for curbside collection service as well as customers who use a County solid waste facility will see a modest increase in disposal rates. The new rates take effect Jan. 1, 2017, and will help pay for the modernization of solid waste management and recycling systems.

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!

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: Oct. 12, 2016

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