End-of-School-Year Assignments to Reduce Waste

What can schools do to reduce end-of-school-year waste and improve recycling? Everyone at school – students, staff, faculty, and custodians – has a role. A school green team or environmental club can lead some of the following activities that help a school stay true to its waste reduction commitment. Hold a “zero waste” locker clean-out                                                                             Designate a…

What Happens to Your Recyclables?

Have you ever wondered what happens to the recyclables that you put in your collection cart each week after they’re picked up at the curb? Once the trucks drive off, they head to a materials recycling facility or MRF (pronounced “murf”). In King County, your recyclables likely end up at the Cascade Recycling Center in…