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Backyard Composting Workshops

Fall is a great time to start composting. Ideally, our tree leaves, grass clippings, and even food waste can all be turned into beneficial compost for our yards and gardens. Sounds easy, right? – but what are the various methods and how do you start? Zero Waste Vashon has created a video series featuring Island […]

ZWV Summer 2020 Newsletter

It’s here! Read all about: – Island Calendar & Upcoming Events – The July 4th Pop-Up Parade – First Sunday Styrofoam Recycling Event Update – Advisory Committee Updates – Community Composting on Vashon – Thanks to all the ZWV Volunteers Zero Waste Vashon — Summer 2020 Newsletter

Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

Earthweek April 19-25, 2020 This week marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. So much has changed since that starting day in 1970. The global population has doubled from 3.7 billion to 7.8 billion. Global energy consumption has gone from 53,000 terawatt hours to 133,000 terawatt hours, releasing tremendous emissions in its wake. (A terawatt […]

ZWV Electronics Recycling Event 2019

Zero Waste Vashon is excited to announce that they will be holding another Electronics Recycling event in celebration of Earth Day. This event will be held at Vashon High School’s east lot. Please use the far east entrance by the pool. Have the items organized and easily accessible for our volunteers to offload. All materials […]

April Events

For the month of April ZWV will be sponsoring a Bring Your Own Mug campaign at Vashon Coffee stands. Nadine will be back at Kimco’s to collect styrofoam on April 7th. On April 12-14, King County will have the Hazardous Wastemobile on site at the Tjomsland Gravel Pit. Hazardous Waste Disposal  And on April 20th […]

King County Recycling Event

King County will be holding a recycling event at the Tjomsland Gravel Pit on Saturday, August 18th from 9am to 3pm. The link below is to the mailer sent out to all Vashon residents. King County Residential Recycling Event