Tagged with 'Environment'

Port of Seattle awards more than $85,000 to local environmental projects

Port of Seattle awards more than $85,000 to local environmental projects

Port of Seattle Commissioners John Creighton and Fred Felleman recognized the initial recipients of the Airport Community Ecology (ACE) Fund Small Matching Grants program at the Environmental Science Center... [Read more]

Recycling Collection Event coming to Des Moines Marina on Saturday, Oct. 28

Recycling Collection Event coming to Des Moines Marina on Saturday, Oct. 28

A Recycling Collection Event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Des Moines Marina. You can bring: Tires – fees apply Lead Acid Batteries Alkaline Batteries Cardboard Propane... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Earth Day Sat. by helping to restore Des Moines Creek

REMINDER: Celebrate Earth Day Sat. by helping to restore Des Moines Creek

REMINDER: Volunteer are needed to help celebrate Earth Day this Saturday, April 22 by working on restoration efforts along Des Moines Creek. All volunteers are welcome to join. NOTE: **The marina parking... [Read more]

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection coming to Des Moines April 21-23

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection coming to Des Moines April 21-23

The Wastemobile, a traveling household hazardous waste collection service in King County, continues its 2017 season with a collection event at the Des Moines Marina the weekend of April 21-23. The Wastemobile... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear this Sat., April 15

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear this Sat., April 15

REMINDER: The MaST Center’s Roadway & Pier Clear event is THIS Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.! Volunteers are needed to help remove toxic debris from the roadways and underwater... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Des Moines Creek on Saturday, April 22

Volunteers needed to help restore Des Moines Creek on Saturday, April 22

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, April 22 – in celebration of Earth Day – to help with restoration efforts along Des Moines Creek. This event will begin in the north parking lot at Des Moines Beach... [Read more]

Divers & Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear Event April 15 at MaST

Divers & Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear Event April 15 at MaST

DIVERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Join the Marine Science and Technology Center of Highline College to clean up the Redondo Beach area Saturday, April 15! Teams of divers and volunteers will clear the ocean... [Read more]

Recycling Collection Event will be this Saturday at the Des Moines Marina

Recycling Collection Event will be this Saturday at the Des Moines Marina

A Recycling Collection Event will be held this Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Des Moines Marina. For full details, download the PDF flier here. The Des Moines Marina is located at... [Read more]

Volunteers clear hundreds of pounds of debris from Redondo Beach area

Volunteers clear hundreds of pounds of debris from Redondo Beach area

Divers Chris Van Damme, left, and Matt Wilson haul out debris collected from Puget Sound waters off Redondo Beach on April 23 as part of a large volunteer effort during Earth Day Pier Clear. Highline College’s... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for three Earth Day events this Saturday, April 23

Volunteers needed for three Earth Day events this Saturday, April 23

Volunteers are needed for three Earth Day events this Saturday, April 23 in Des Moines: EARTH DAY – 3 Volunteer Events Saturday, April - 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Beach Park/Des Moines Creek Trail Ivy... [Read more]

REMINDER: Clean up Des Moines at clean-up event this Saturday, May 9

REMINDER: Clean up Des Moines at clean-up event this Saturday, May 9

 The City of Des Moines, Recology CleanScapes, and the Midway Les Schwab Tire Center are sponsoring a Community Clean-up Event on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and volunteers are needed!  Teams... [Read more]

Help clean up Des Moines at community clean-up event on Saturday, May 9

Help clean up Des Moines at community clean-up event on Saturday, May 9

 The City of Des Moines, Recology CleanScapes, and the Midway Les Schwab Tire Center are sponsoring a Community Clean-up Event on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and volunteers are needed!  Teams... [Read more]

Kitchen knives, syringes, election signs & more retrieved during Redondo cleanup

Kitchen knives, syringes, election signs & more retrieved during Redondo cleanup

On Saturday (April 18), 56 volunteers teamed up with the MaST Center and AmeriCorps to do a major cleanup near the Redondo Pier in Des Moines. This was the second annual cleanup, which included... [Read more]

Volunteers and Scuba Divers needed to help clean Redondo Beach Saturday

Volunteers and Scuba Divers needed to help clean Redondo Beach Saturday

Volunteers and Scuba Divers* are needed to help the MaST Center in making the Redondo Beach waterfront a cleaner space above and below the water’s surface this Saturday, April 18. *Advanced and OWD... [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…