Tukwila and Kent businesses named to King County 2011 Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction
July 6, 2011 · 7:16 PM
King County’s Solid Waste Division has named 89 local companies to its fifth annual “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” list, and introduced a new business honor roll for companies that have made the list for five years in a row.
Included on the best list from Tukwila are Starfire Sports, the city of Tukwila and BECU.
From Kent the businesses are McMonigle Veterinary Hospital, Applus Technologies, Inc., the city of Kent
and Torklift Central.
As award winners, each business has put recycling programs into place and exhibited commitment to reducing the amount of waste their company sends to the landfill.
The 2011 list spans a wide array of businesses in King County including hospitals, medical services, professional services, retail, finance, government, arts and entertainment. Innovative recycling and waste reduction strategies also run the gamut, from McMonigle Veterinary Hospital’s electronic computer records to Honda of Kirkland’s cell phone recycling program and T-Mobile’s elimination of ink and toner cartridges for printers.
To see the complete list of 2011 Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction and to learn more about what these businesses are doing to improve recycling programs, visit www.kingcounty.gov/recyclemore.