Recycling Section

Burien & Normandy Park Recycling Collection Event will be Sat., April 27

Burien & Normandy Park Recycling Collection Event will be Sat., April 27

A Burien & Normandy Park Recycling Collection Event will be held on Saturday, April 27 at the Criminal Justice Training Center. Bring your household items to be recycled at this annual recycling collection... [Read more]

Recology CleanScapes sets up emergency collection zone at Municipal Parking Lot

Recology CleanScapes sets up emergency collection zone at Municipal Parking Lot

If you’re tired of overflowing garbage/recycling due to the recent weather, Recology CleanScapes announced that it has set up an Emergency Collection Zone at the Municipal Parking lot located at... [Read more]

No Recology CleanScapes pickups today due to road conditions

No Recology CleanScapes pickups today due to road conditions

Recology CleanScapes announced that there will be no collections on Monday, Feb. 11, due to unsafe road conditions. “We will get to all impacted customers as quickly and as safely as possible. Thank... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle Event will be Jan. 5 & 6

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle Event will be Jan. 5 & 6

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be holding its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Event on Saturday, Jan. 5, and Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Burien Eagles. “This is our primary fundraiser for all our Scout activities... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #392’s Christmas Tree Recycling will be Dec. 29 & Jan. 5

Boy Scout Troop #392’s Christmas Tree Recycling will be Dec. 29 & Jan. 5

Boy Scout Troop #392 will again be holding its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Event at John Knox Presbyterian Church on two Saturdays: Saturday, Dec. 29 Saturday, Jan. 5 Both events will run from 9... [Read more]

Council begins crafting new biennial budget, approves recycling ‘adjustment’

Council begins crafting new biennial budget, approves recycling ‘adjustment’

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council began its semi-annual city budget discussions with a proposed biennial budget to replace the previous two-year one of $81.9 million with $53.5 million in general... [Read more]

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection coming to Burien Sept. 21-23

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection coming to Burien Sept. 21-23

The Wastemobile, a roving household hazardous waste collection service, continues its 2018 season with a collection event in Burien this coming weekend – Friday, Sept. 21, Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday,... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 will recycle your Christmas Tree Jan. 6 & 7

Boy Scout Troop #375 will recycle your Christmas Tree Jan. 6 & 7

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be recycling Christmas Trees on Saturday, Jan. 6 and Sunday, Jan. 7 at the Eagles Lodge in Burien. On both Saturday and Sunday, scouts will be out grabbing old trees from 9 a.m.... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #392 will recycle Holiday Trees at John Knox Dec. 30 & Jan. 6

Boy Scout Troop #392 will recycle Holiday Trees at John Knox Dec. 30 & Jan. 6

Boy Scout Troop #392 will be holding a Christmas Tree Recycling event at John Knox Church on two consecutive Saturdays – Dec. 30 and Jan. 6 – from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHEN: Dec. 30 Jan. 6 WHERE: John... [Read more]

Recycling Event coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Oct. 7

Recycling Event coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Oct. 7

A Recycling Event is coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park on Saturday, Oct. 7. WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: John Knox Presbyterian Church, 109 SW Normandy Road... [Read more]

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection at Des Moines Marina this weekend

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection at Des Moines Marina this weekend

The Wastemobile, a traveling household hazardous waste collection service in King County, continues its 2017 season with a collection event at the Des Moines Marina this weekend – Friday, April 21 through... [Read more]

REMINDER: Recycle your Christmas Tree with local Boy Scouts this weekend

REMINDER: Recycle your Christmas Tree with local Boy Scouts this weekend

REMINDER: Burien-based Boy Scout Troop #375 will be doing their annual Christmas Tree Recycle this weekend – Saturday Jan. 7 & Sunday, Jan. 8 – at the Burien FOE Eagles Lodge, located at 920... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 will recycle Christmas Trees on Jan. 7 & 8

Boy Scout Troop #375 will recycle Christmas Trees on Jan. 7 & 8

Burien-based Boy Scout Troop #375 will be doing their annual Christmas Tree Recycle the weekend of Jan. 7 & 8 at the Burien FOE Eagles Lodge, located at 920 SW 149th Street. On both Saturday and... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #392 holding Christmas Tree Recycling events Dec. 31 & Jan. 7

Boy Scout Troop #392 holding Christmas Tree Recycling events Dec. 31 & Jan. 7

Boy Scout Troop #392 will be holding two Christmas Tree Recycling events: Saturday, Dec. 31 Saturday, Jan. 7 Both events will run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church (109 SW Normandy... [Read more]

Southgate Eastern Star will be happy to recycle your Christmas Tree on Jan. 7

Southgate Eastern Star will be happy to recycle your Christmas Tree on Jan. 7

Don’t know what to do with your old Christmas Tree? Southgate Eastern Star is happy to recycle it back to nature: WHEN: Saturday, January 7, 2017: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHERE: Southgate Masonic Hall,... [Read more]

Recycling Event will be Saturday at John Knox Presbyterian Church

Recycling Event will be Saturday at John Knox Presbyterian Church

A Normandy Park & Burien Recycling Collection Event will be held this Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church. In addition, there will also be a Rain Barrel, Compost,... [Read more]

Wastemobile coming to Burien Fred Meyer the weekend of Sept. 23-25

Wastemobile coming to Burien Fred Meyer the weekend of Sept. 23-25

King County residents can safely and conveniently dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile makes its only visit of the... [Read more]

Four Burien businesses named ‘Best’ by county for waste prevention & recycling

Four Burien businesses named ‘Best’ by county for waste prevention & recycling

King County’s Solid Waste Division announced that 112 local companies have been named to the 2016 Tenth Annual “Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling” list, including four businesses... [Read more]

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student Shaileen Johnson (pictured above) will be honored for her environmental stewardship at the King County Earth Heroes at School awards ceremony on May 5. Shai proposed, planned,... [Read more]