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Archives for April 2011

Help Bert Take Back Old Meds

Bert the Salmon will be at Fisherman’s Terminal helping take back old prescription medicine this Saturday, April 30, from 10 am to 2 pm. The event is part of National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day. The day highlights the critical need for ongoing and sustainable safe drug disposal programs. Bert wants everyone… [ Keep reading ]

April 28 Is Drug Take-Back Day

April 28 is National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day. The day highlights the critical need for ongoing and sustainable safe drug disposal programs. Learn where you can take your old prescription medicine It’s just a click away. Why Take Back Your Meds? Safe disposal to reduce medicines in the environment. Large amounts of… [ Keep reading ]

Compost Days Over Soon

Time Is Running Out for Great Deals Only 5 Days Left! Compost Days ends Saturday, April 30, and offers coupons for big discounts, including: FREE bag of compost when you buy two bags of Cedar Grove Compost. 50% off Kitchen Compost Bins – delivered to your door! 15% off bulk… [ Keep reading ]

Tune Up Your Watering System

With the arrival of warm weather, it’s a good time to tune up your outdoor watering system and avoid costly leaks. Follow these money-saving tune-up tips: Check your hose for breaks, replace worn washers and make sure the seal is tight between your hose and spigot and hose and sprayer…. [ Keep reading ]

Learn and Explore at the Watershed

Join us for another year of fun classes and outings at the Cedar River Watershed.   April and May offerings include: Intro to Outdoor Digital Photography, Saturday, April 30, 10 am – 3 pm  Software Editing For Digital Photography, Sunday, May 1, 10 am – 3 pm  Family Friendly Birding, Saturdays… [ Keep reading ]

Free! Auto Leaks Class

Help Bert the Salmon Protect Puget Sound Keep oil and other fluid leaks from your car from harming our local waterways and wildlife. Join the experts at South Seattle Community College’s Automotive Technology Program for a FREE auto leaks class. Learn where most leaks occur and proper auto maintenance. All attendees… [ Keep reading ]

Fix a Leaky Outdoor Faucet

Leaks in outdoor faucets usually occur in two places – the handle and the spout. To fix a leak coming from the handle, try tightening the nut behind the handle with a wrench. If that fails to stop the leak, or if the leak is coming from the spout, you’ll… [ Keep reading ]

Compost Collection Required

City Law Requires All Apartments and Condos to Provide Service Since all apartments and condos must now provide tenants with food and yard waste service, how can property managers make the most of the new requirements? The city provides you with these helpful resources: Free educational materials Free educational materials… [ Keep reading ]

Water Quality Hotline

See a suspicious spill near a storm drain or waterway? Report surface water pollution problems or dumping: call 206-684-7587 and press 3.

Calculate Your Footprint

Our everyday actions and decisions have a direct impact on the amount of waste generated in King County and Washington State. Even a simple act like discarding a disposable water bottle becomes much more significant when we all do it. Changing your behavior and encouraging others to prevent waste can… [ Keep reading ]