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Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Solid Waste Division

2017 Waste Less News

Welcome to Waste Less News, a quarterly publication to help you reduce your garbage. Here you will find tips and hints for easy ways to start recycling more, and reducing the amount of garbage your family makes. Learn more about the Compost More. Waste Less. pledge.

Read the latest issues (below) of Waste Less News, or look through the archives (on the left, by year). You can also subscribe via e-mail to start receiving Waste Less News every quarter.


Winter 2017
Bags! Bags! & more bags!; Tips and tricks: Paper? Recycling? Sorting? Who knows?; Unrecyclable plastics, what is or is not okay?; Holiday food = holiday waste? Doesn't need to be!; New recycling rule starts January 2018 - sort it out!


Fall 2017
Amp up your closet, shop sustainably; Ever wonder what's made from recycled plastics?; Stop being forgetful, shop smart; Got a tough recycling question? Ask us and enter to win a kitchen container!


Summer 2017
Special & Household Hazardous Waste; Bag Your Bags; Soak up the Mess; Cook Once, Eat Twice: Recipes that Make Great Leftovers; Try Compost this Season


Spring 2017
Waste Less & Recycle More at King County Transfer Stations & Drop Boxes; Quick and Easy Plastic Sorting; Countertop Food Waste Collection; Beyond Tupperware: Food Storage Techniques to Know; Repair Café Video

Contact Us

 Call: 206-477-4466

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-0197

King County Solid Waste Division mission: Waste Prevention, Resource Recovery, Waste Disposal