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Press Release | December 10, 2014

2014 Golden Dumpster Award Winners Announced


Seattle, WA – Tuesday night at the annual BOMA Holiday Gala, the winners of the 2014 Golden Dumpster Award were announced.  In partnership with Recology CleanScapes, BOMA, and Seattle Public Utilities, the Golden Dumpster Award annually recognizes commercial properties in Seattle that have made significant achievements in the areas of waste reduction, recycling and tenant education


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In The News | December 02, 2014

Unique ideas for giving green holiday gifts


You don’t need to keep recycling the same green gift ideas. This year, let’s shake it up a little and get quirky, cool and distinctive with our holiday gifts.

Seattle-area residents are so eco-aware that some might even suffer from “green gift-giving fatigue.” 

You may love to receive green holiday gifts, and you may have several people on your list who love them, too. But your sister already has four reusable water bottles, and last year, you gave your best friend a waste-reducing “experience gift” of tickets to a great play. (Two tickets actually, so she could take you.)

You don’t need to keep recycling the same green gift ideas. This year, let’s shake it up a little and get quirky, cool and distinctive with our holiday gifts.

 


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Ask Charlie | November 21, 2014

Q: Can I recycle my used cooking oil?


A: Dear Tom,

Whether you cook with butter, olive oil or pancetta drippings, your used or unwanted cooking oil and grease can have a life-after-dinner as biofuel. While you can put cooking oil and grease in the garbage you now have another choice - support a local and renewable green fuel movement by donating your kitchen oil.


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Press Release | November 18, 2014

Waste Reduction Grants Awarded to Des Moines Elementary Schools


Des Moines City Council and Recology CleanScapes Award Waste Reduction Grants to Midway and North Hill Elementary Schools

$2,500 reward for Green School Level One distinction


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In The News | November 17, 2014

Whale Made From Waste Plastic Bags Brings Recycling Message to Washington


A 32 foot long whale made from waste plastic and bags is migrating through Washington State and stopping at community events and a local recycling center in order to bring awareness to the amount of plastic we use but do not recycle.


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