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In The News | February 11, 2011

Queen Anne in close race to win $50,000 toward a community project

Check out this article about our community improvement in the Queen Anne neighborhood...


"The west half of Queen Anne is a close second to win a stake in a $50,000 community project through a city-wide contest held by Seattle waste management company CleanScapes.


Running from September 2010 to September of this year, trash collection areas are competing against one another to make the largest reduction in trash, yard waste and recycling compared to the previous year."


Continue reading at Queen Anne View

Press Release | December 15, 2010

CleanScapes Waste Reduction Prize Awarded

Central Seattle Wins New Playground by Reducing Waste


CleanScapes is delighted to announce that a new playground at Washington Park is the featured $50,000 community project chosen as the 2009/2010 waste reduction competition award.


In The News | June 06, 1999

CleanScapes wins Mayor's Small Business Award

Check out this article about when we won the Small Business Award in Seattle...


There's nothing glamorous about picking up trash or cleaning up human waste in the streets and alleys of Pioneer Square.


But someone has to do it. That someone is CleanScapes, a winner of one of the 1999 Mayor's Small Business awards.


Pioneer Square resident Chris Martin started CleanScapes in January 1997 as a public/private partnership with the Pioneer Square Community Council, with two ideas in mind: To make the neighborhood a cleaner and safer place and to provide employment opportunities to those living in neighborhood shelters.


Continue reading at the Puget Sound Business Journal

Press Release | August 24, 2011

CleanScapes Receives Silver and Bronze Excellence Awards

Bike Recycling and Waste Reduction Rewards Programs Honored

SEATTLE, WA – (August 24, 2011) –This week the Solid Waste Association of North America awarded CleanScapes both a Silver and Bronze Excellence Award at their National Conference in Nashville Tennessee.  The silver award was granted in recognition of CleanScapes bike recycling program and the bronze award was for CleanScapes Neighborhood Reduction Rewards programs. 

CleanScapes launched their bicycle recycling program in June of 2010 – placing the first collection station at Seattle’s North Transfer Station.  Since the inception of the program, collection stations have expanded to Seattle’s South Transfer Station and King County’s Shoreline Transfer Station, and CleanScapes and their partner Bike Works have recycled over 2,000 bikes.


Press Release | April 21, 2012

Shoreline 2012 Neighborhood Waste Reduction Rewards Winner

Mayor Keith McGlashan and CleanScapes Announce Winner and Present $10,000 Check

SHORELINE, WA – (April 21, 2012) – On Saturday, April 21st, CleanScapes’ Waste Zero Manager and Shoreline Mayor Keith McGlashan announced the winner of CleanScapes 2011/2012 Neighborhood Reduction Rewards Competition. CleanScapes, the solid waste company serving Shoreline, awarded a $10,000 community grant to the neighborhoods of Hillwood, Innis Arden, Richmond Beach and Richmond Highlands.


In The News | November 01, 2012

CleanScapes Wins a 2012 Green Washington Award

The Green Team

Meet the winners of the 2012 Green Washington Awards & see who else made The Washington Green 50

At first they seem like glimpses of an idyllic future economy...These companies and products aren't figments of our imagination. They are here today, changing the landscape of Washington business for the better. And we celebrate their accomplishments.


Press Release | December 12, 2012

CleanScapes Achieves First Ever 5-Star Evergreen Fleet Rating

Local waste hauler earned the distinction with superior fleet management

SEATTLE, WA – December 12, 2012 – CleanScapes was recognized for their pioneering fleet management efforts with the first ever 5-star rating from Evergreen Fleets.  CleanScapes received this distinction at a ceremony last night held by Western Washington Clean Cities.

CleanScapes became the first fleet to achieve a 5‐starrating by demonstrating superior best practices in “green” fleet management, increasing its use of alternative fuels such as compressed natural gas and biodiesel, and thereby reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of their fleet.


In The News | April 04, 2013

Issaquah Honored as 'Innovative Recycler of the Year'

For pioneering a green retail experience, the City of Issaquah has been named the state's Innovative Recycler of the Year by the Washington State Recycling Association, according to a city news release.

Issaquah, in partnership with waste services provider CleanScapes, shaped a retail experience designed to help residents reduce waste and increase recycling.

Read more at the Sammamish Patch

Press Release | June 12, 2014

Recology CleanScapes Awards Scholarship to Shorewood HS Student

$2,000 college scholarship for waste reduction video presentation

Shoreline, WA – Althea Surowiec, a senior at Shorewood High School, was awarded a $2,000 college scholarship by Recology CleanScapes today.  Recology CleanScapes awards an annual scholarship for Shorewood and Shorecrest juniors and seniors who write an essay or produce a video that outlines ideas for waste reduction in their community.



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