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| March 10, 2012

Spring Residential Recycling Collection Event


Time for a little spring cleaning! The Des Moines Spring Residential Recycling Collection Event is fast approaching so gather up all your special recyclables and bring them to the Marina on March 10th for collection. 

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Des Moines Marina, 22307 Dock Street


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| November 29, 2011

Green Holiday Ideas Class


On November 29th, come to the Des Moines library to see King County's Tom Watson, the EcoConsumer columnist for the Seattle Times, show you fun, innovative ways to make your holidays greener.  


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Press Release | January 16, 2012

Service in Des Moines and Shoreline on Schedule


SEATTLE, WA – (January 16, 2012) – CleanScapes provides garbage and recycling service to the residents and businesses of the Cities of Des Moines and Shoreline. As of January 16, 2012 all routes and service are running as normally scheduled. While CleanScapes operations in both communities are expected to operate normally, there may be some limited weather related service disruptions during the course of the day for customers with limited access (e.g. steep slopes or narrow street/alley access).

Customers should place their carts (garbage, recycle, food scraps/yard debris) in the usual collection location today.


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Press Release | January 18, 2012

Service Suspended in Shoreline and Des Moines


SEATTLE, WA – (January 18, 2012) – CleanScapes provides garbage and recycling service to the residents and businesses of the Cities of Shoreline and Des Moines. As of January 18, 2012, service has been temporarily disrupted because of inclement weather conditions, and all residential and commercial collection routes, with the exception of limited commercial roll-off service, have been cancelled for today. We will be monitoring weather conditions, and will resume service as soon as we can safely do so.

Please place all carts (garbage, recycle, food scraps/yard debris) in the usual collection location on your next collection day. Double the amount of garbage will be collected on your next collection day at no extra cost.


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Press Release | January 19, 2012

Residential Service Suspended in Shoreline and Des Moines


Company will Provide Limited Commercial and Multi-Family Service

SEATTLE, WA – (January 19, 2012) – CleanScapes provides garbage and recycling service to residents and businesses in the Cities of Shoreline and Des Moines. As of January 19, 2012, service has been temporarily disrupted because of inclement weather conditions, and all residential collection routes have been cancelled for today. 

CleanScapes will provide limited commercial and multi-family service today in both communities, confined to those areas that can be served safely.  We will be monitoring weather conditions, and will resume full service as soon as we can safely do so.

Please place all carts (garbage, recycle, food scraps/yard debris) in the usual collection location on your next collection day.  Double the amount of garbage will be collected on your next collection day at no extra cost.

Current service updates are available on our website www.CleanScapes.com


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Press Release | January 19, 2012

CleanScapes Implements Modified Des Moines Collection Schedule


Company will Extend Collection Schedule to Saturday


SEATTLE, WA – (January 19, 2012) – CleanScapes will implement a modified collection schedule on Friday and Saturday this week for Des Moines residential customers, weather permitting. Thursday customers who were not collected today should put out their garbage and recycling on Friday for collection. Friday customers should put out their garbage and recycling on Saturday for collection.

Residential collections in Des Moines have been suspended today due to snowy and icy conditions. CleanScapes will provide limited commercial and multi-family service today, confined to those areas that can be served safely. We will be monitoring weather conditions, and will resume full service as soon as we can safely do so.


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Press Release | January 20, 2012

CleanScapes Suspends Residential Service in Shoreline and Des Moines


SEATTLE, WA – (January 20, 2012) – CleanScapes provides garbage, yard/food waste and recycling service to residents and businesses in the Cities of Shoreline and Des Moines. As of January 20, 2012, service has been temporarily disrupted because of continued icy and snowy conditions, and all residential collection routes have been cancelled for today.


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Press Release | January 24, 2012

Extra Garbage and Recycling Collection in Des Moines


Residents Should Put Extras Out Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

SEATTLE, WA – (January 24, 2012) – On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, CleanScapes will be collecting extra garbage and recycling that was not collected because of last week’s winter weather.


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| March 30, 2012

Des Moines Wastemobile Days


The King County Wastemobile will be in Des Moines from March 30 to April 1 to provide household hazardous waste disposal services for King County residents.

Dates:

Friday, March 30, 2012
Saturday, March 31
Sunday, April 1

Time:

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location:

Des Moines Marina, 22307 Dock Street

 


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| April 24, 2012

Hybrid Garbage Truck Ribbon Cutting!


CleanScapes is thrilled to announce the arrival of the Puget Sound's first "hybrid" garbage trucks. The trucks, technically called Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) vehicles, store energy captured when breaking and use it for future acceleration. This technology translates to up to 30% fuel savings and cleaner air for the communities we serve. Want to learn more? Come see the new trucks on Tuesday, April 24th at Des Moines City Hall at our ribbon cutting event.


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Press Release | April 24, 2012

Puget Sound’s Most Environmentally-Friendly Truck Unveiled


~ CleanScapes and City of Des Moines welcome HLA truck to City ~

DES MOINES, WA – (April 24, 2012) – Today, CleanScapes and the City of Des Moines celebrated the arrival of a new environmentally-friendly truck. The Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) truck is the first hybrid garbage truck in the Northwest.


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| October 27, 2012

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market


Questions about your service with CleanScapes? Come ask the experts face-to-face at the Des Moines Farmer's Market on October 27th.


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| March 18, 2013

Residential Curbside Collection Event


It's time for spring cleaning!

During the week of March 18th, Des Moines residents with curbside garbage collection service can place an additional 3 cans or bags of garbage out on the curb on your collection day.


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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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Press Release | February 02, 2015

Recycling Focused Retail Store and Customer Service Center Opens in Highline


Burien, WA – Recology CleanScapes officially opened a new recycling focused retail store and customer service center in the Five Corners Shopping Center in Burien Saturday. The new store and customer service center for customers served by Recology CleanScapes in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, and SeaTac offers opportunities for face-to-face customer service, the ability to drop-off hard to recycle items, and offers creative products and gifts designed to reduce waste while encouraging recycling.


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Press Release | June 02, 2015

Kids Toy Swap at the Recology Store in Highline


Opportunity to donate toys to other children in the community

Burien, WA – Today through June 26th families can donate toys at The Recology Store, Highline. On Saturday June 27th a toy swap will be held from 10am-6pm at the store. The store is located at 15858 1st Ave S, Suite A100, Burien, WA 98148. Store hours are Mon-Sat 10am-6pm and Sunday Noon-5pm.


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