The Burien City Council on Sept. 16 voted to enter into a contract for collection of garbage, recycling and compost/yard waste with CleanScapes, a Seattle company. Service will begin under CleanScapes on June 1, 2014. The new seven-year contract replaces the current contract with Waste Management which expires on May 31, 2014.
Under CleanScapes, residents and businesses will see lower rates on their monthly bills and expanded services including more curbside collection options like plastics, motor oil, bottled kitchen fat/oil/grease, scrap metal, household batteries, fluorescent tubes, and bulky items. Additionally, CleanScapes will be adding a retail store and customer service center in Burien.
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