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Recycling Reminder: Please Flatten All Cardboard
Recycling Reminder: Please flatten all cardboard when placing recyclables at the curb! Flattened cardboard saves space in your recycling cart and allows our drivers to move more efficiently through your neighborhood. Read more.
City of Mercer Island Signs Contract with Recology for Solid Waste Services
Starting October 1, 2019, Recology will begin service to the City of Mercer Island for recycling, compost and garbage collection. The City of Mercer Island selected Recology through a competitive bid process, highlighting our commitment to customer service, innovative education and outreach programs, and competitive rates. We are thrilled to provide expanded service options for […] Read more.
Recology King County Artist in Residence Program 2020 Now Accepting Applications
The Artist in Residence Program at Recology King County is a unique opportunity for King County artists to work with recycled materials and promote new ways of thinking about art and the environment. The five-month residency includes access to discarded materials at the Recology Material Recovery Facility in South Seattle, Recology Stores and the North […] Read more.
Where to Take Plastic Bags in 2020
The Plastic Bag Problem Plastic bags and wrap have long been a problem at recycling facilities. Due to the lightweight, flexible nature of plastic bags and wrap, this type of material is difficult to separate from other recyclables, rendering other types of recyclable material less valuable to manufacturers. Another problem they pose is to the […] Read more.
Keep these Top 10 Contaminants Out of Your Recycling Cart
Recycling contamination has a direct impact on our ability to recycle materials and keep them out of landfills. Contamination, defined as non-recyclable material inside of your recycling container, can take many forms, but these are the most common materials we see improperly placed in curbside recycling. Please keep these top 10 contaminants out of your […] Read more.