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Guide to Recycling Christmas Trees in Seattle

Ready to take down your Christmas tree? If it’s not a flocked tree, consider recycling it! It’s much better for the environment, and there are convenient ways for you to leave your tree for recycling pick up or take it to an area recycling company.


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City Garbage Customers To Get $10 Credit

Seattle residents will get a $10 credit on their next waste bill as a result of a settlement between the city and Waste Management following an eight-day strike that stopped collections.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2012

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Recent Waste Management Strike Being Investigated

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State regulators will hear Thursday what the public thinks of the Waste Management strike that delayed garbage pickups for about 200,000 customers in the Seattle-Everett area. The state Utilities and Transportation […]

CBS Seattle–08/09/2012

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Garbage Strike Over, Deal Reached

A waste collection company and its striking drivers have announced a tentative agreement to end an eight-day walkout that has left bags spilling from trash cans in Seattle and nearby cities.


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Trash Piling Up as Strike Drags on in Seattle Area

A collection company said it had enough replacement drivers Wednesday to start picking up garbage in some neighborhoods on the eighth day of a Teamsters strike that has left bags spilling from trash cans and prompted warnings about bears and raccoons on the prowl for easy meals.


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Seattle to Allow Free Dumping During WM Strike

With garbage piling up as a Teamsters truck drivers’ strike against Waste Management enters its second week, Seattle will allow residents limited free dumping at transfer stations.


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Replacement Drivers on Way in Seattle Waste Strike

Waste Management started bringing in replacement truck drivers Friday to pick up garbage in Renton and parts of the Seattle-Everett area where trash has been piling up since a Teamsters strike started Wednesday.


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Waste Management Recycling/Yard Waste Drivers Have Gone On Strike In King And Snohomish Counties

SEATTLE (AP) — About 150 of Waste Management’s recycle and yard waste union drivers have gone on strike in King and Snohomish counties. Picket lines went up Wednesday at several Waste Management facilities, according to […]

CBS Seattle–07/25/2012