A new requirement for carbon monoxide detectors in Washington homes takes effect on Jan. 1.
Republic Services (also known locally as Allied Waste), will not collect garbage, recycling and yard waste from its Puget Sound-area customers on Christmas Day (Tuesday, Dec. 25) and on New Year’s Day (Tuesday, Jan. 1).
The Municipal League Foundation is looking for nominations for the 2013 Civic Awards. The awards celebrate individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the community.
‘Tis the season for consumption—parties, gifts, shopping, decorations, food and more food—leading to a lot more waste. King County’s Green Holidays program is offering a new crop of ideas this month to help families balance consumption with conservation.