‘Puget Sound Starts Here Day’ with the Seattle Mariners set for Sunday, May 21

Join Bert the Salmon and celebrate clean water with the M’s It’s going to be sunny and warm on Sunday, May 21 – perfect for spending the day with friends and family at Safeco Field to cheer on the Mariners and show your love for clean water at Puget Sound Starts Here Day. Everyone who … More ‘Puget Sound Starts Here Day’ with the Seattle Mariners set for Sunday, May 21

Marta, the River Otter, shows us the right way to wear a lifejacket

Marta, the River Otter, has been busy touring schools in King County and getting the word out about the importance of river safety. One of her favorite things to do is trying on lifejackets and showing people how to make sure that they fit. We caught up with her and made a little video of … More Marta, the River Otter, shows us the right way to wear a lifejacket

Check Out Mom’s Car! Good for mom and the environment

Would you like to do something really nice for that special someone in your life this Mother’s Day weekend? Get their car a free leak check from a Certified Automotive Instructor, Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Don’t Drip and Drive team members, Seattle Public Utilities and South Seattle College will host … More Check Out Mom’s Car! Good for mom and the environment

Water sampling at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill

We’re rounding out our Earth Week with some environmental science at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill. Water sampling is an integral part of our work at the Solid Waste Division. In addition to ensuring we meet our regulatory requirements, water sampling also helps us protect human health and the environment. The Water Sampling Crew begins … More Water sampling at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill

Commingling makes recycling even easier

Recycling is even easier at Solid Waste Division recycling and transfer stations with commingled recycling. “Commingling” means you can put different recyclable materials in the same bin. That makes recycling easy and efficient. When visiting the Bow Lake, Cedar Falls, Enumclaw, Houghton, Renton, Skykomish, Shoreline, and Vashon transfer stations and drop boxes, just look for … More Commingling makes recycling even easier

Kicking off Earth Week by honoring environmental leaders with Green Globe Awards

From preserving Treaty rights that protect air and water quality, to stewardship organizations that help safely collect and dispose of hazardous materials, to open space preservation, earth-friendly building practices and more, King County’s 2017 Green Globe Award winners are an inspiration to those working to protect the environment. The Green Globe Awards are the County’s … More Kicking off Earth Week by honoring environmental leaders with Green Globe Awards