News & Events
Fall Recycling Collection Event
Des Moines residents are invited to drop off items for recycling and reuse at this recycling and collection event November 2, 2019 9am to 3pm at the Des Moines Marina. Accepted Materials: Electronic/Computer Equipment – no fee TV Sets – no fee Tires – fees apply Lead Acid Batteries Alkaline Batteries Cardboard Propane Tanks – […] Read more.
Annual Curbside Clean Up
November 4 through November 8, 2019, residential customers in the City of Des Moines may place up to 3 extra bags or cans of garbage (96 gallons) out for collection on their regularly scheduled collection day at no additional cost. Questions? Call 206.762.4900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more.
The Best Tools to Pack a Zero-Waste Lunch
Excited to send your kids back to school but dreading the lunch prep that’s involved? Or are you realizing that the convenient items you’ve been tossing in their lunchbox aren’t the most sustainable options? Either way, we’ve got you covered. Kid-tested and parent-approved, the following guide makes it easy to pack a lunch that both […] Read more.
Better at the Bin – Painless Ways to Recycle More
Globally, we produce 3.5 million tons of rubbish a day. If we packed all those discards into garbage trucks and parked them end to end, the line would stretch across the United States, a distance of 3,000 miles. The typical American produces 4.5 pounds of trash per day. That’s higher than in any other country. We can […] Read more.