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Christmas & New Years Holiday Collection Schedule
Service Reminder: Recology does not collect on Christmas Day. Christmas falls on a Tuesday this year. If your normal collection day is Tuesday, you will receive collection on Wednesday, December 26. If your normal collection day is Wednesday, you will receive collection on Thursday, December 27. If your normal collection day is Thursday, you will […] 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.
2019 Artist in Residence Application Period Opens!
Recology CleanScapes’ Artist in Residence (AIR) Program seeks to inspire communities to think critically about waste, and encourage individuals to recycle and conserve natural resources. The program provides local artists the opportunity to create art using materials gathered from the company’s recycling facility in South Seattle. Program Overview: Artists receive access to a wide range […] Read more.
China Tightens Recycling Import Rules
THE SITUATION The environmental impacts from industrial production in China are both well-known and widespread. In an effort to protect the environment and address public health concerns, the Chinese government recently implemented new rules that severely restrict the import of recycled plastics and recycled paper. The decline of paper mills and plastics recycling facilities in […] Read more.