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News Articles

05/11/2015 // Wash. hazardous waste management works to reduce chemical exposure in nail salons
Kiro7 TV News

04/28/2015 // Nail Garden Certified as Healthy Nail Salon Celebrates with May 2 Event
Seattle Greenlaker

12/10/2014 //Toxic chemicals in North Ballard are ‘taken to the cleaners’
Ballard News Tribune

10/30/2014 // Tukwila dry cleaner receives $15,000 grant to improve equipment
Tukwila Reporter

10/21/2014 // Captain’s Cleaners receives county aid for service upgrade
The Issaquah Press

10/9/2014 // HazMatters
4Culture

9/16/2014 // Wastemobile collects household hazardous waste in Bothell, Sept. 19-21
Bothell Reporter

5/2/2014 // Moving the Needle 2014, City of Seattle's Environmental Achievements

4/23/2014 // Clean out the garage: Recycle it all April 26 SnoValleyStar.com

4/9/2014 // Wastemobile coming to Des Moines Marina April 25-27
The Waterland Blog

1/13/2014 // Bristol, Pa., waste burner would pollute Mercer, Burlington counties, officials say
N.J. News

1/14/2014 // Help keep King County clean and green by reporting illegal dumping
Snoqualmie Valley Record

1/16/2014 // Free workshop in Kirkland on hidden hazards in the arts
Kirkland Reporter

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press releases
Wastemobile

Wastemobile - household hazardous waste collection comes to Bothell, May 8-10

4/27/2015
All King County residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile makes a stop in Bothell, May 8-10.

Wastemobile

Household hazardous waste collection comes to Des Moines, April 24-26

4/9/2015
De-clutter your home while helping protect the environment at the same time by safely disposing of many household hazardous materials at the Wastemobile, which visits Des Moines, April 24-26.

Wastemobile

Wastemobile: Household hazardous waste collection comes to Vashon, April 17-19

4/1/2015
The Wastemobile travels to Vashon Island, April 17-19, to collect household hazardous waste items, including pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive products, fluorescent bulbs/tubes and other items without a charge.

Wastemobile

Wastemobile: Household hazardous waste collection comes to Redmond, April 3-5

3/17/2015
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile travels to Redmond, April 3-5.

HazMatters

Two local artists’ perspectives on hazardous materials and you.

11/12/2014
Two Seattle artists have created a comic book and short film that humorously connect hazardous materials, public health and the environment.

Dry Cleaners

Four King County dry cleaners get financial help for upgrading to safer cleaning

10/13/2014
Four dry cleaners in King County have received $15,000 grants from the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County to help them purchase dry cleaning machines that use safer cleaning solvents.

Wastemobile

Celebrating 25th anniversary, traveling Wastemobile makes final stop in Bothell, Oct. 24-26

10/10/2014
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost at the Wastemobile.

Wastemobile

Duvall hosts Wastemobile Oct 17th – 19th – bring your hazardous waste!

10/08/2014
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost at the Wastemobile.

Nail Salons

Nail salon to get first EnviroStars certification for healthier products, environment

06/06/2014
My Nail Salon & Spa in Bellevue uses new ventilation system, safer nail polish and thinners, to earn environmental recognition

GrowSmart Grow Safe

Garden product safety info now available through new Grow Smart, Grow Safe® app

05/30/2014
New app lists 1,000-plus lawn and garden chemicals, offers natural gardening tips


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