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Rethinking waste: Recology’s methane reduction strategy

Landfills, the third-largest source of methane emissions globally, significantly contribute to the climate crisis. While the waste management industry traditionally relies heavily on landfills, an alternative approach that focuses on resource recovery—diverting material from landfills for recycling into new products or returning to the earth—is paramount in methane reduction. Reuters, Dec. 12, 2023. 

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Maple Valley Service Update 1.17.24

Attention Maple Valley Residents, Due to the icy weather conditions, we are unable to collect garbage, recycle, and food & yard waste in the City of Maple Valley today, Wednesday, January 17. If today was your rescheduled service day for this holiday week, we ask that you please leave your carts out for service tomorrow, […]

Here’s how we could become better recyclers in WA | Op-Ed Image
Here’s how we could become better recyclers in WA | Op-Ed

Although Washington’s recycling system is working well, there’s always room for improvement. That’s why Anthony Brocato, General Manager of Recology King County, is encouraged to see the Washington State Legislature take up proposals that will improve circularity across the state. The Seattle Times, Jan. 8, 2024. 

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Artist in Residence Program

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology King County is a unique art and education program that provides King County artists with access to discarded materials, a stipend, and a studio space at the Recology Material Recovery Facility in Seattle.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about what materials go where? We've got answers!

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Beyond Waste Bulletin

Look to the Beyond Waste Bulletin for tips on how to use resources wisely, generate waste only as necessary, and learn how to make simple changes that benefit our communities and the environment. Read our latest features and subscribe to have them delivered directly to your inbox.