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Get fired up for barbecue season, but play it cool with coals

Here’s what you can do to avoid starting a fire in a trash cart or in the back of a Waste Managment truck.

 

Take Earth Day quiz to find out how to protect the planet

Waste Management shares some ideas to help you reduce your impact on the environment.

 

Make spring cleaning a snap with these ‘green’ cleaning tips

Waste Managment recommends sustainable ways to tidy up after a year of working and schooling from home.

 

Put food-soiled paper containers without a plastic liner in the compost bin — not the recycling cart. (Getty Images)

How to keep all your takeout trash from taking over

When you’re ready to toss it, how do you know where it goes? Recycle, compost or trash? Here are a few tips.

Put food-soiled paper containers without a plastic liner in the compost bin — not the recycling cart. (Getty Images)
Show your love with sustainable gift-giving and reduce gift waste by wrapping presents with reused materials like newspaper. (Getty Images)

Recycling and waste-reducing tips just in time for the holidays

‘Tis the season for sustainability: Waste Management has recommendations, from the feast to the decorations.

Show your love with sustainable gift-giving and reduce gift waste by wrapping presents with reused materials like newspaper. (Getty Images)
As we get back to the new normal in ways that are safe and smart, remember that waste reduction and recycling can be part of your long-term success in the workplace. (Waste Management)

Back to work? Help your business save by recycling right

Waste Management offers recycling strategies to Snohomish County businesses during the pandemic.

As we get back to the new normal in ways that are safe and smart, remember that waste reduction and recycling can be part of your long-term success in the workplace. (Waste Management)
From the frontlines: Tips for recycling right in the pandemic

From the frontlines: Tips for recycling right in the pandemic

Here’s how to help Waste Management’s Snohomish County reduce waste during the COVID times.

From the frontlines: Tips for recycling right in the pandemic
How to make spring cleaning easy — the fresh and healthy way

How to make spring cleaning easy — the fresh and healthy way

Waste Management gives some simple tips for an easy, safe and more productive clean-up.

How to make spring cleaning easy — the fresh and healthy way
5 reasons to love your Waste Management recycling driver

5 reasons to love your Waste Management recycling driver

Send sweet thoughts to that special someone who helps keep the community clean, green and safe.

5 reasons to love your Waste Management recycling driver
Take your pick from 20 recycling resolutions for a greener 2020

Take your pick from 20 recycling resolutions for a greener 2020

How’s this one? When you go out, bring your reusable shopping bag, water bottle, coffee cup and straw.

Take your pick from 20 recycling resolutions for a greener 2020
Don’t be a Grinch — go green by reducing waste this holiday

Don’t be a Grinch — go green by reducing waste this holiday

There are a few things you can do to reduce waste from gifts, potlucks and decorations this season.

Don’t be a Grinch — go green by reducing waste this holiday
Veteran’s experience is a perfect fit for her new career

Veteran’s experience is a perfect fit for her new career

U.S. Air Force veteran Erin Wakefield serves as Waste Management’s dispatch manager in Everett.

Veteran’s experience is a perfect fit for her new career
Don’t toss: How to turn extra zucchini into economic meals

Don’t toss: How to turn extra zucchini into economic meals

If your garden is overflowing, check out these tips for using all those fresh fruits and veggies.

Don’t toss: How to turn extra zucchini into economic meals
Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage

Summer has finally arrived in Snohomish County. The sun is shining, gardens are thriving and the neighborhood pool is overflowing with children and their gleeful… Continue reading

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage
Recycling Corps interns can help you relearn how to recycle

Recycling Corps interns can help you relearn how to recycle

Our recyclables are contaminated with garbage, food and other non-recyclables. We can do better.

Recycling Corps interns can help you relearn how to recycle

How to plan a sustainable summer picnic in four easy steps

Check this sustainability list for ways to make outdoor dining environmentally friendly.

Three tips for starting your waste reduction journey

These small actions are a big step toward making a green lifestyle more attainable.

Three ways you can embrace the sharing economy for Earth Day

The peer-to-peer exchange of goods and services builds community and benefits the environment.

Join the move to remove: Help keep plastics out of our oceans

Join the move to remove: Help keep plastics out of our oceans

Do your part by adopting four simple habits at home, school and work.

Join the move to remove: Help keep plastics out of our oceans