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| April 16, 2011

Join CleanScapes at Gateway Park for DUWAMISH ALIVE!

This Earth Day, join hundreds of volunteers at multiple sites in a joint effort to restore the Duwamish River shed.  


Where:  Gateway Park, 8th Avenue Street - end in Georgetown

When:   Saturday, April 16, 2011  10am - 2pm


In The News | August 24, 2010

CleanScapes to host Duwamish Alive! Stewardship Site

Check out this article about our Duwahmish Alive! event...


Hundreds of volunteers are needed to work at nine restoration sites along the Duwamish River at the semi-annual Duwamish Alive! work day set for Saturday, Oct. 17. “This is the last big volunteer outdoor event of the year and a great chance for families to get out and pitch in to make our community and our hometown river a better, healthier place,” said Dhira Brown, People For Puget Sound Restoration Ecologist and event coordinator.


Continue reading at the West Seattle Herald

In The News | July 05, 2010

700 Volunteers Pick up Trash After Fourth Fireworks

Check out this article about our 4th of July cleanup event with Starbucks and Seattle Public Utilities...


With a 2-year-old strapped to his back, Hiroshi Fujita and his 8-year-old daughter combed through gravel near Seattle's Gas Works Park Monday morning, tossing trash from Sunday's fireworks fest into a yellow bag. Across the street, his wife and 6-year-old daughter did the same. The new transplants from Yokohama, Japan, celebrated their first American Independence Day here this year. And, Fujita said, it was only right for them to help with the next day's cleanup.


Continue reading at the Seattle Times

| April 30, 2011

2011 Shoreline Spring Recycle Fest Event

Date:  4/30/2011 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Cost: FREE. Bring event flyer or show proof of residency.

Location: Shoreline Park & Ride

Aurora Ave N at 192nd
Shoreline, Washington 98133

Learn More at the City of Shoreline Website

| July 09, 2011

2011 Shoreline Where Our Wild Things Are Habitat Tour

Date:  7/9/2011
Cost: Free
Location: Shoreline, Washington


| July 16, 2011

2011 Shoreline SolarFest Fair

Date:  7/16/2011
Cost: Free
Location: Shoreline Community College


| August 20, 2011

Celebrate Shoreline Festival

One of many events that are a part of Celebrate Shoreline festivities
Date: 8/20/2011 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free admission, some cost for rides and food vendors
Location: Ridgecrest Elementary School


| October 01, 2011

2011 Shoreline Fall Recycle Fest Event

Date:  10/1/2011 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: No entry charge. Bring event flyer or show proof of residency.
Location: Shoreline Park & Ride


| August 06, 2011

Planet Home. A sustainable living festival

Sustainable NE Seattle presents Planet Home - a sustainable living festival. Learn how you can become involved and participate in creating a more sustainable lifestyle in your community. This event is the perfect opportunity to meet members and participants of the organization, listen to speakers and view pertinent displays and demonstrations.

When: Saturday, August 6, 2011

Where: Hunter Tree Farm, 7744 35th Avenue NE, Seattle

Learn more at

| August 20, 2011

Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Summer Streets

Rainier Valley Summer Streets Block Party is back! This free event opens the city's largest public space –its streets— so people can walk, bike, roll, run, skip and shop - without having to watch out for cars! There will be kid’s activities, live bands, battery-powered bikes, a kid’s bike parade, international games, dancing, a sidewalk art competition and TONS more for people of all ages. It’s everybody’s street. Imagine the possibilities.


| August 01, 2011

Students Teach | Zero Waste Art Exhibit

This summer the Northgate Library has partnered with CleanScapes to host a special art exhibit in honor of artwork created by local elementary students featuring zero waste ideas.


| August 14, 2011

12th Avenue Street Festival

On Sunday, August 14, head to 12th Avenue between Pike and Madison to experience local restaurants and businesses showcasing their talents. 


| October 15, 2011

Duwamish Alive!

Join CleanScapes at Gateway Park for Duwamish Alive!

On October 15th hundreds of volunteers at multiple sites will work together in a joint effort to help restore the Duwamish River watershed.


| December 03, 2011

Neighborhood Waste Reduction Rewards Project Unveiling!

Ribbon Cutting & Community Celebration

Date: December 3rd
Time: 11:00 am
Location: 34th & Union

What started as an idea has taken shape to become a new visual landmark and interactive history of Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood. Join Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, Seattle Public Utilities Solid Waste Director Tim Croll, CleanScapes CEO Chris Martin, BOOM, MCC and members of the reward project design team as they officially unveil one of the 2009 Neighborhood Waste Reduction Reward projects, the Madrona Bronze Sidewalk Rings.



| January 26, 2012

King County Storm Debris Recycling Events

King County Executive Dow Constantine has cleared the way for free disposal of branches, tree limbs and other wood debris left in the wake of recent wind and snow storms.

Free wood debris recycling for King County residents will be available on Jan. 28-29, and again on Feb. 4-5 at four locations: Shoreline, Enumclaw, and Cedar Falls solid waste facilties and Kent's Russel Road Park.


| 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


| 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.


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


9:00am to 3:00pm


Des Moines Marina, 22307 Dock Street



| April 21, 2012

2012 Earth Day Every Day

Date:  Saturday, April 21, 2012
Time:  9:00am to 3:00pm
Location:  Central Market Shoreline

Celebrate Earth Day and learn how to make a difference throughout the year. Sample products and learn about new Eco-living tips and tools for your home and yard that will reduce pollution, protect our climate and save you money.

More information will be available closer to the event date in the Currents Newsletter and event flyer mailed out to all residents.

For more information about the Earth Day Every Day Event, call (206) 801-2700.


| April 21, 2012

Duwamish Alive! 2012

Join CleanScapes at Gateway Park for DUWAMISH ALIVE!

On April 21st join hundreds of volunteers at multiple sites in a joint effort to restore the Duwamish River watershed. 

CleanScapes will be working at the Gateway Park site in Seattle’s historic Georgetown neighborhood. All are welcome: CleanScapes employees, members of the Georgetown community, friends and family. No experience necessary. Habitat restoration experts from Seattle Parks Department will be on hand to provide instruction. Snacks, water, coffee, tools and gloves are provided.


Saturday, April 21st


10am - 2pm


Gateway Park, 8th Avenue Street-end in Georgetown



| June 14, 2012

Bottle Dragon Work Party

Zero Waste Seattle is creating a 100 foot long plastic bottle dragon for the solstice parade. Join them every Monday and Thursday until June 11 from 5:30pm-10:30pm at the Powerhouse in Fremont. Feel free to bring clean plastic bottles and plastic bags!


| May 12, 2012

Food & Waste Weekend at Seattle Center


May 12-13


Seattle Center, Next 50 Plaza

Celebrate local efforts to sustain safe and healthy food and minimize waste far into the future. Through a series of fun-filled activities, explore the local food movement and how we can better grow, prepare and preserve our food resources.


| May 12, 2012

Kids Bike Swap

Is your child’s bike in need of repair or replacement? Start your search this Saturday at Bike Works’ 16th annual Kids Bike Swap.


Saturday, May 12th


10am - 4pm


Rainier Community Center




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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.


| September 21, 2012

CleanScapes Store Grand Opening Event

Please join us on Friday, September 21, 2012 for the official grand opening and ribbon cutting of our new retail store and customer service center in Issaquah. Additional events, including story time with a real CleanScapes driver, on Saturday, September 22nd. 


Issaquah | September 21, 2012

Elected Officials Attend Opening of First Ever Garbage/Recycling Store

- A Rethinking Stuff Store Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting &ndash

(Issaquah, WA - September 21, 2012) Today, CleanScapes cut the ribbon on the first ever garbage and recycling store in Issaquah’s Gilman Village. The Issaquah retail store and customer service center provides face-to-face customer service and offers creative products and gifts to reduce waste, recycle and reuse up-cycled materials.

“CleanScapes is pleased to be offering this innovative approach to retail and customer service to provide a better experience for the Issaquah community,” said CleanScapes founder and President Chris Martin.


| October 29, 2012

Residential Curbside Collection Event

Week of Monday, October 29th-Friday, November 3rd

Des Moines residents-it’s time for fall cleaning!

During the week of October 29th, 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. Please place bags or cans next to your cart. Maximum limit is 96 gallons.

Have extra yard waste? Yard Waste service subscribers can always put out additional material on your collection day at no additional cost. Maximum limit is 192 gallons.

For more information, call the Des Moines Customer Service line at (206) 762-4900. The customer service center is open 7-days a week from 8am–5pm.


| January 06, 2013

Christmas Tree Recycling Event

The City of Shoreline will host a Christmas Tree Recycling Event on Saturday and Sunday, January 5 and 6, to help Shoreline residents recycle their holiday trees.


| February 26, 2013

Beat the Winter Brews Fest

Chase away the doldrums of cold, rainy weather with drinks and music at the inaugural Beat the Winter Brews Fest along the storefronts and boardwalk of Issaquah's Gilman Village on Feb. 26th.

More info at, or click through for basic information.


| 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.


| April 20, 2013

Bee Earth Friendly at the Cougar Mountain Zoo

Cougar Mountain Zoo Celebrates Earth Day All Weekend Long

Cougar Mountain Zoo will be buzzing with fun and earth friendly activities on April 20th and 21st, from 9:30 to 5:00pm.



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