The next garbage hauler for most Issaquah residents, CleanScapes, rolled out a compressed-natural gas truck and wildlife-resistant containers in recent days, as the company prepares to start service in the city.
The contract between Seattle-based CleanScapes and the city starts July 1, though service in the city does not commence until July 2 because July 1 is a Sunday.
A local garbage company is taking recycling to a new level. CleanScapes has opened a new customer service center in Issaquah that includes a small retail store.
“If we are renting the space anyway,” said CleanScapes President Chris Martin, “why not make it fun and educational?”
“People call us all the time wanting to know what kind of lunchbox to get their kids or whether we have garbage man uniforms for kids or a model garbage truck,” said Martin. “It makes sense to experiment with the idea of a retail presence.”
Read more at The Puget Sound Busines Journal| September 21, 2012
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.
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.
| December 20, 2013
CleanScapes is accepting unwanted computers and electronics for donation at the company’s Gilman Village store.
Through a partnership between CleanScapes and Seattle-based nonprofit organization InterConnection, residents can drop off old electronics at 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Each donation is tax-deductible and benefits InterConnection’s technology access programs.
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ISSAQUAH, WA – Due to inclement weather conditions, CleanScapes has temporarily suspended collection service for garbage, recycling and compost service on Friday, December 20th. This service interruption will primarily affect customers in the Issaquah Highlands and other high elevation areas.
Get in the holiday spirit! Visit the Green Your Holidays Workshop at Gilman Village in Issaquah on Saturday, November 22 from 11am – 3pm and learn how to make the season bright and less wasteful. Find green gift and décor ideas, learn no-waste gift wrap techniques, watch a chef demo, and set your imagination free at the recycled-materials ornament station. Brought to you by the King County EcoConsumer program, The Recology CleanScapes Store, and the City of Issaquah.
Two days of holiday fun in Gilman Village!
Issaquah, WA – On Sunday, May 17 Recology CleanScapes, in partnership with the City of Issaquah will host a Kids Bike Rodeo at Pickering Barn in Issaquah.
The event, held during National Bike to Work Month, provides children with an opportunity to learn about bike safety, riding skills and proper helmet fitting. The City of Issaquah Police Department is providing a limited number of youth bike helmets and staff from Bike Works will be on hand to fit helmets for kids.
Today through September 25th families can donate kids books at the Recology Store in Issaquah. On Saturday September 26th a book swap will be held from 10am-6pm at the store. The store is located at 317 NW Gilman Blvd, Ste. 22. Store hours are Mon-Sat 10am-6pm and Sunday Noon-5pm.