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Paint recycling bill being considered for a vote

What if there was a convenient way to deal with that oil-based paint that you’re currently taking to a hazardous waste facility or that latex paint that you’re drying out before putting in the garbage can? 166 more words

Environment

Want to know what Earth Heroes at School do to earn that title?

Here’s a story from last March about the work of two Tolt Middle School teachers and the project they developed to help their students learn about household hazardous products. 375 more words

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Batteries, Batteries Everywhere!

Have you ever opened a drawer in your home and found a pile of unwanted batteries you don’t know what to do with? You are not alone! 413 more words

Household Hazardous Waste

Holiday Recycling: What, Where, and How

We all know the holiday season produces extra stress, but did you know it also produces extra waste? According to CalRecycle, between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, 1 million additional tons of waste is produced each week. 599 more words

Leadership Students Spearhead Environmental Action at Enumclaw Middle School

A school garden, hydration stations, and personal care products are among the topics that have spurred action from Karl Karkainen’s leadership students at Enumclaw Middle School. 317 more words

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Homes calendar Oct. 3 to 9

This weekend

Worldly gifts: Back for another year, the Third World Bazaar opens Friday and continues Friday through Sunday until Nov. 15 (also open Thanksgiving Monday). 422 more words

Homes

Used Motor Oil and Oil Filters – Linked for Life

What happens when a used oil filter is not properly disposed of? An oil filter may contain up to 10 ounces of used motor oil trapped inside, just waiting to ooze out and contaminate our streams, neighborhood streets and the local landfill. 272 more words

Household Hazardous Waste