Each year approximately 35,000 people attend the Strawberry Festival. This fun annual event creates a lot of garbage, totaling about 140,000 pounds of combined materials that is usually trucked off island to the landfill. That’s not very “green”; we can do better. A large portion of festival waste is recyclable. This year, Zero Waste Vashon will be […]
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In April and May 2018 ZWV hosted two electronics recycling events in order to relieve the backlog of electronics accumulating on island. These items are not allowed for disposal at the transfer station. All told we collect 7.5 tons of electronics at these two events! What happens to my electronics? This depends on the electronics […]
- Backyard Composting WorkshopsOctober 22, 2020 - 5:51 pm
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 […]
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