News & Events
Community Reuse & Recycling Event October 12
Northeast Seattle residents are invited to drop off items for recycling and reuse at this free Community Reuse & Recycling Event! Date: October 12 2019 9am-1pm Location: Lamb of God Lutheran Church Parking Lot 12509 27th Ave NE Seattle WA Accepted Items: Styrofoam & Packing Peanuts (clean and dry) Household batteries (Tape ends of all […] Read more.
Golden Dumpster Award
The Golden Dumpster Award recognizes commercial properties that have made significant achievements in waste reduction, recycling and composting. Sponsored by Recology, BOMA Seattle/King County and Seattle Public Utilities, the Golden Dumpster competition aims to promote and reward best practices for reducing waste, decreasing solid waste management costs and conserving natural resources. Eligible properties must meet […] 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.
Seattle Goes Electric- All-Electric Refuse Trucks Delivered
Seattle, WA (5/21/2019) – BYD, the leader in commercial electric truck deployments in the United States, delivered Seattle’s first ever all-electric refuse truck, which is also the first electric Class-8 rear loader in the United States. The major milestone for heavy duty battery electric trucks features BYD’s hard working 8R Class-8 fitted with New Way […] 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.