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2024 Wastemobile Season Kicks Off on Feb. 23

The Wastemobile, a mobile hazardous waste drop-off service, starts the 2024 season Feb. 23 in Bothell.

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It's National Battery Day! Celebrate by learning how to properly dispose of your batteries.

February 16, 2024

We use batteries every day, but did you know batteries can be a fire hazard and shouldn't be thrown away in your garbage or recycling bin? The Haz Waste Program is here to help.

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Acts of service: the love language of hazardous waste

February 14, 2024

It’s a little vulnerable to admit, but… our Program’s heart really beats for acts of service. On Valentine's Day (and every day after), show us a little love by committing to small acts that promote the health of humans and the environment in our region. Feeling the love? Let us walk you through some acts of service that can help you show it.

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2024 Wastemobile Season Kicks Off on Feb. 23

February 08, 2024

The Wastemobile, a mobile hazardous waste drop-off service, starts the 2024 season Feb. 23 in Bothell.

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Choosing safer hair products can be tough. Here’s how these salon owners do it.

February 07, 2024

Emmett and Jessica Henley think of their salon clients as friends. They want to make sure they can depend on the products they put in people’s hair. And they want to be ready to give the right advice when clients have questions about the products they use at home.

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January 2024 WA Legislative Session Update

January 25, 2024

The Washington State Legislature's 2024 session has begun. Here are some of the hazardous waste-related policies the Haz Waste Program is tracking.

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All King County hazardous waste collection sites closed January 13, 2024

January 13, 2024

Due to inclement weather, all King County hazardous waste collection sites are closed January 13, 2024.

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Removing hazardous grooming products and taking the perfect pet photo

January 08, 2024

As you prepare your furry (or not so furry) friends for National Dress Up Your Pet Day, keep these tips in mind for disposing of hazardous pet grooming products and cleaning supplies.

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Goal setting for a new, greener year

January 01, 2024

As you make your new year resolutions for 2024, consider setting a goal to protect the environment and your community. There are simple changes you can make in your life that can make a big difference.

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Winter Wellness: Tips on a cleaner, less toxic chilly season

December 13, 2023

As the weather outside gets frightful, staying indoors is much more delightful. With fewer places to go, it's an excellent opportunity to keep homes free of hazardous waste.

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