Tagged with 'ecology'

Volunteers needed for Community Litter Clean-Up Event Saturday, Sept. 27

Volunteers needed for Community Litter Clean-Up Event Saturday, Sept. 27

The City of Des Moines Community Litter Clean-Up Event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and volunteers are needed! Volunteers are asked to meet at the Public Works Center,... [Read more]

Wastemobile coming to Des Moines Marina April 25-27

Wastemobile coming to Des Moines Marina April 25-27

The Wastemobile is coming to the Des Moines Marina the weekend of April 25-27, offering free household hazardous waste disposal to all King County and city residents. Residents can safely dispose of old... [Read more]

Household Hazardous Wastemobile will be at Des Moines Marina April 26–28

Household Hazardous Wastemobile will be at Des Moines Marina April 26–28

The King County Household Hazardous Wastemobile will be at the Des Moines Marina the weekend of April 26 – 28, and all King County and city residents will be able to safely dispose of old car batteries,... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Due to continuing cold weather and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has re-issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, effective at 4 p.m. today – Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A Stage... [Read more]

Learn About Wildlife Habitats at Des Moines Library on Sunday, Sept. 9

Learn About Wildlife Habitats at Des Moines Library on Sunday, Sept. 9

Sustainable Burien’s next meeting will be from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, and will focus on wildlife habitats at home or in the community. This next gathering will take place at a new... [Read more]

Residential Curbside Styrofoam Collection to Begin August 1st

Residential Curbside Styrofoam Collection to Begin August 1st

CleanScapes announces free curbside Styrofoam collection for Des Moines residents. Beginning August 1st, CleanScapes will begin a curbside Styrofoam collection pilot program. This free program will allow... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Unveils New Hybrid Garbage Truck

PHOTOS: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Unveils New Hybrid Garbage Truck

On Tuesday, CleanScapes, the City of Des Moines and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce cut a ribbon to celebrate the arrival of a new environmentally-friendly, hybrid garbage truck that will soon be roaming local streets…