Recycling Section

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]

Recycling Collection Event will be April 30 at John Knox Presbyterian Church

Recycling Collection Event will be April 30 at John Knox Presbyterian Church

A Recycling Collection Event is set for Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church, located at 109 SW Normandy Road. At this event, residents can dispose of all... [Read more]

Southgate Eastern Star recycling Christmas Trees at Masonic Hall Saturday

Southgate Eastern Star recycling Christmas Trees at Masonic Hall Saturday

Don’t know what to do with your old Christmas Tree? Southgate Eastern Star will be happy to recycle it back to nature this Saturday, Jan. 2, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.. WHEN: Saturday, January 2, 2016,... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle will be Jan. 2-3 at Burien Eagles

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle will be Jan. 2-3 at Burien Eagles

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle event will be this weekend – Saturday, Jan. 2 and Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 – at the Burien Eagles Parking Lot at 920 SW 149th Street.  Watch for crazed,... [Read more]

Household hazardous waste collection event will be in Burien Sept. 25-27

Household hazardous waste collection event will be in Burien Sept. 25-27

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

Recycling Event will be held at Criminal Justice Center Saturday, Sept. 19

Recycling Event will be held at Criminal Justice Center Saturday, Sept. 19

A Recycling Collection Event will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center. In addition, a Rain Barrel, Compost, and Worm Bin Sale will... [Read more]

Four Burien businesses named ‘Best’ for Waste Prevention & Recycling

Four Burien businesses named ‘Best’ for Waste Prevention & Recycling

Businesses small and large across King County – including four in Burien – are being honored for their commitment to recycling and waste prevention – diverting tons of recyclable materials from... [Read more]

Recycling Event & Rain/Worm/Compost Barrel Sale will be Saturday, May 16

Recycling Event & Rain/Worm/Compost Barrel Sale will be Saturday, May 16

A Recycling Collection Event will be held on Saturday, May 16 at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Residents can bring…see details here (PDF file): Tires... [Read more]

‘Threadcycle’ wants you to donate all clothes, shoes & linens for reuse/recycling

‘Threadcycle’ wants you to donate all clothes, shoes & linens for reuse/recycling

King County and Seattle Public Utilities have launched Threadcycle, a new joint effort to reduce the estimated 40,000 tons of clothes, shoes and linens that area residents and businesses send to landfills... [Read more]

Burien residents can now recycle their holiday cooking grease – here’s how

Burien residents can now recycle their holiday cooking grease – here’s how

The City of Burien is asking residents: “What should you do with the grease after the Thanksgiving feast?” Their simple answer is: “Please don’t pour it down the drain. Recycle... [Read more]

Celebrating 25 years, the Wastemobile is coming to Burien Sept. 26-28

Celebrating 25 years, the Wastemobile is coming to Burien Sept. 26-28

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Wastemobile is coming to Burien to collect household hazardous waste from Sept. 26-28. All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries,... [Read more]

Recycling Collection and Bin Sale coming to Burien Saturday, Sept. 13

Recycling Collection and Bin Sale coming to Burien Saturday, Sept. 13

A Recycling Event and Bin Sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010 1st Avenue South. For details, please... [Read more]

City holding Spring Recycling Collection Event this Saturday, May 17

City holding Spring Recycling Collection Event this Saturday, May 17

The annual spring Recycling Collection Event will be held this Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010 1st Ave. South. Burien residents can... [Read more]

Southgate Eastern Star holding Holiday Tree Recycle on Saturday, Jan. 4

Southgate Eastern Star holding Holiday Tree Recycle on Saturday, Jan. 4

Southgate Eastern Star will be hosting a Tree Recycle on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Suggested donation is $5.00. No flocking or tinsel on the trees please. Eastern Star: Making a positive... [Read more]

New contract for CleanScapes approved at Monday night’s council session

New contract for CleanScapes approved at Monday night’s council session

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, lawmakers voted to approve a seven-year contract with CleanScapes, and the new service is slated to begin June 1, 2014. The new contract – championed by... [Read more]