King County Green Schools Program provides assistance, recycling containers and stickers, ongoing support, and recognition. For more information, visit www.kingcounty.gov/GreenSchools. It’s motivating to read the success stories of the 119 schools that have completed Level One! Visit http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/greenschools/participants.asp to see the success stories.
Recycle More! Tips and Free Compostable Bag Sample from King County
Fall is here, so it’s time to think about recycling your leaves and storm debris – and your food scraps!
If you don’t already have curbside yard waste service, now is a good time to subscribe. It's easy to sign up -- and you can recycle your food scraps and food soiled paper along with your yard waste. Start with delivery pizza boxes, fruit and vegetable trimmings and paper napkins.
Your garbage hauler will collect your yard waste and food scraps in the yard waste cart and it will be recycled into nutrient-rich compost that can be used in yards and gardens.
Receive a free compostable bag sample from King County to help you get started. King County residents outside the city of Seattle may request a free compostable bag sample by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 206-296-4466.
iGrad, Parent Academy for Student Achievement, and Kinder to College were recognized by the Road Map Project as programs that advance equity and eliminate opportunity gaps for students in the South Seattle and South King County region.
Athletic Director Dave Lutes was named the 2014 Youth Contributor of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field Association for his innovative work improving the quality of track and field meets.