Why does recycling seem so complicated? Our partnership work to increase the quality and quantity of recyclable materials investigates why people are confused and which current practices lead to poor recycling. Our work with King, Snohomish and Spokane counties also examines what is needed to boost confidence in local recycling programs and empower people to consistently Recycle Right®.

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How do we influence recycling and waste reduction habits? We meet people where they are—in their languages and where they live, shop and work. In King, Snohomish and Spokane counties, WM equips communities with the tools and confidence to Recycle Right®. From farmers markets to social media, our goal is to make recycling and waste reduction inclusive, accessible and convenient.

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Food and
Yard Waste

When food and yard waste end up in landfills, greenhouse gases are created that warm our planet. By composting, we can reduce emissions and create nutrient-rich soil for healthy gardens.

Our innovative work around food and yard waste is reducing emissions by mobilizing people to compost in King and Snohomish counties.

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