Eco-tastic New Year’s resolutions for 2018

A lot of us are thinking about turning a new leaf and finalizing our New Year’s resolutions. Let’s be honest, real behavior change is hard. Many behavioral scientists recommend writing down goals and steps you can take to help you meet those goals. Full disclosure: we didn’t invent these resolutions. We took some of this … More Eco-tastic New Year’s resolutions for 2018

Holiday grease disposal

Whether you’re roasting a Charles Dickens style goose or a tofurky, keep the holiday grease out of the drain. We know we sound like Scrooges—but the buildup of fats, oils and grease is a major problem for home plumbing as well as our regional sewer system. Here’s a video for holiday stormwater pollution prevention inspiration: Environmental … More Holiday grease disposal

A valentine for King County’s natural resources

King County’s Natural Resources deserve love – on Valentine’s and all-year-round. We have some tips on how you can share the love this Valentine’s Day. Trash less this Valentine’s We love our Solid Waste Division’s yard waste collection services. Almost 35% of what ends up in the landfill is food scraps and food-soiled paper, and … More A valentine for King County’s natural resources