Washington Recycler Fined For Dumping Waste In Hong KongOne of the largest electronics recycling companies in Washington state has been fined $444,000 for illegally disposing of flat-screen televisions with fluorescent tubes containing toxic mercury.
What Happens When We Don't Go GreenFrom numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.
Top 5 Earth Day ResolutionsWho says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.
Failure To Recycle Could Result In FineFail to recycle in Seattle and you can get a ticket from the garbage collector.
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Best Earth Day Events Around Puget SoundEarth Day means taking care of our planet by volunteering, cleaning up and celebrating our Earth. Find a way to do something good on Earth Day at these Puget Sound events.
Study: Young People Not so 'Green' After All An academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today's young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources — and often less civic-minded overall — than their elders were when they were young.
Guide to Locally Owned Home Decor Stores in SeattleLooking to change out your tired old couch, or find a new object d'art? Just a little sprucing up can make a huge difference, no matter the room. Here are some of our favorite locally owned shops, both retail and consignment, where you can find something totally unique and beautiful for your home.
Holiday Lights Recycling Program at Point Defiance Zoo Make your holidays a little greener at PDZA. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is continuing its holiday lights recycling program this year.
Tree-Recycling: What to Do With Your Christmas Tree Once December 26 rolls around, the undecorating begins. What should you do with that Christmas tree? Fortunately, there are many recycling options for King and Pierce County residents, including charity organizations.
Broken Vintage Made Into One-Of-A-Kind Wearable Art at Orange Box JewelryJust like the "Island of Misfit Toys" in the classic Rudolph TV show, Seattle artist Krissy Maier can turn a mismatched earring, a broken necklace or unwearable jewelry into fantastic, everyday pieces.
Best Costume Supply and Rental Stores in Puget SoundHave that Halloween party invitation and don't know what to wear? Kids begging to be a superhero, cartoon character, pirate or princess? Here are some great Puget Sound places for you to find the costumes and accessories (and decor!) to make this trick-or-treat season fun!