Fall Compost Fair and Leaf Festival

Don't miss out on Spokane's annual Fall Compost Fair and Leaf Festival! Spokane County residents (please bring proof of residency) who complete the activities may take home a free compost bin. The Compost Fair and Leaf Festival will be held at the John A. Finch Arboretum from 11:00 am - 2:00 PM. Please arrive no… Continue reading Fall Compost Fair and Leaf Festival

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What’s the Difference Between Curbside and Transfer Station Recycling?

Recycling can vary significantly in different areas, and even within Spokane County you can find different recycling standards based on where and how you are disposing of your recyclables. These changes are impacted by multiple factors, from who picks up and transports your recyclables, to who ultimately handles your recyclables and sorts or packages them.… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Curbside and Transfer Station Recycling?

What is the Waste to Energy Facility?

Spokane County produces between 800 and 1,300 tons of trash every day, and a lot of that waste is sent to the Spokane Waste to Energy (WTE) facility to be incinerated for energy recovery. The process includes burning the trash, turning that heat into electrical energy, and treating the remaining ash so that it can… Continue reading What is the Waste to Energy Facility?