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Looking to get involved with Zero Waste of Resources (ZWR)? There are a several actions and programs you can get involved with to help reach King County's goal of ZWR - as a business, as aresident or at school.

Get involved as a business:

  • check out our Business services, to learn about recycling at the workplace and to find information for property manager.
  • The Brownfields program provides assistance in assessing and cleaning up contaminated sites.
  • Find out about tools and assistance available to builders for Construction recycling.
  • Green building has information on LEED™ standards, and programs, trainings and references about sustainable design, construction, operation and maintaince of buildings and landscapes.
  • On-site food waste composting helps businesses and schools compost their food waste and save money.
  • Become a Solid Waste Division partner and contribute to the reduction and recycling of resources:
    • the LinkUp program - which expands markets for recycled materials by offering businesses free technical and marketing assistance
    • the Take it Back Network of recyclers
  • List yourself as a recycler on King County's What do I do with…? website.
  • Learn about Product stewardship the effort to share responsibility for waste management among consumers, retailers and manufacturers.
  • Sustainable landscaping provides effective and affordable design for builders and developers.

Get involved as a resident

Get involved at school

Contact Us

 Call: 206-477-4466

TTY Relay: 711

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