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The E-waste lurking in your junk drawer

E-waste – everyone has it, but not everyone knows what to do with it. Before you toss that old device in the trash can or put it back into the junk drawer, read on for some quick and easy ways to reuse, recycle, or dispose of e-waste.

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Auburn Wastemobile closed January 29-30, 2022

January 26, 2022

Due to an operational challenge, the Auburn Wastemobile will be closed the weekend of January 29-30, 2022. We expect to resume normal service on February 5-6, 2022.

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2022 WA State Legislative Session: Haz Waste Preview

January 05, 2022

Look ahead to the 2022 Washington State Legislative session from a haz waste perspective provided by the Haz Waste Program's Policy and Planning team.

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The E-waste lurking in your junk drawer

January 05, 2022

E-waste – everyone has it, but not everyone knows what to do with it. Before you toss that old device in the trash can or put it back into the junk drawer, read on for some quick and easy ways to reuse, recycle, or dispose of e-waste.

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Battery Product Stewardship: A Way Forward for Waste Management

January 04, 2022

Increased demand for and use of batteries, along with a lack of convenient disposal options for batteries of all kinds, present a number of concerns for waste management streams and facilities. Learn more about how battery product stewardship can address these concerns.  

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Hazardous Waste Help Line: Recapping a year of responses

January 03, 2022

In 2021, you called our help line, you asked questions about haz waste, and we responded. Check out our recap of the most commonly asked questions and their answers, too. 

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Service delays expected at the collection site in Factoria

December 23, 2021

Service alert: Upcoming construction near the entrance and exit of the Factoria transfer station may slow service for hazardous waste disposal. Construction is expected Dec. 27 through Jan. 14.

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Partner Spotlight: Mother Africa

December 08, 2021

We partner with local organizations, such as Mother Africa, to work towards the shared vision of a healthy, safe, and clean Puget Sound region. Mother Africa works to advance racial equity by supporting African refugee and immigrant women and families to reach their highest potential through innovative, community-led approaches.

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Have a safe and healthy holiday season

December 08, 2021

The holiday season is approaching. For some folks, it feels like the best time of the year with families getting ready to host holiday meals and parties. However, it can also be one of the most stressful times – especially during COVID-19. Read these tips to help keep families and friends safe during the holiday season.

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How to watch your waste this winter driving season

December 08, 2021

The weather outside may be frightful, but handling and getting rid of automotive fluids doesn’t have to be scary. Get to know some risks behind common car fluids and how to dispose of them. Along the way, learn some tips you can rely on to avoid hazardous exposures and stay safe throughout wintry driving.

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