The City of Tukwila is pleased to announce the 2017 Tukwila Business Recycler of the Year winners – CASCADE VIEW ELEMENTARY AND JELD-WEN! This year the selection committee chose two winners, since each had very impressive waste reduction and recycling achievements.
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Starting Jan. 2, 2018, self-haul customers at Bow Lake Recycling &Transfer Station will be asked to keep cardboard, scrap metal, yard waste and clean wood separate from their garbage and to place these items in marked recycling bins or areas at the facility. Customers can save time by separating recyclable materials from garbage before arriving at the facility.
The Tukwila Planning Commission currently has a Member Resident Opening for the remainder of a 4 year term ending 12/31/2019.
The 24th Tukwila Community Garage Sale will take place on Saturday August 19, 2017! Look for the bright yellow garage sale signs, shop for bargains and meet your neighbors while you support reuse and recycling!
An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a small, self-contained residential unit built on the same lot as an existing single family home. In the fall the City Council will consider if backyard cottages should be allowed and other changes to the ADU regulations. The City wants to know your opinion and has posted an online survey.
Sign up to hold a yard/garage sale at your Tukwila home at the same time as your neighbors across the city! Declutter and earn money, while reducing the amount of waste that ends up in the landfill.
This event is for Tukwila Residents only (please bring proof of residency). Rain barrels and compost bins will available for sale.
How should we make the community’s goals for Tukwila International Boulevard a reality? The dream for the area is to have a complete neighborhood and community that is thriving, multi-cultural, residential and business, and is a vibrant place to live, work, shop and play. The neighborhood is safe, walkable and a destination with an authentic main street. There is also an emphasis on attracting self-sustaining, living wage employment opportunities.
Congratulations to Protime Sports, who were awarded “Business Recycler of the Year” for 2016 at the City Council Meeting on January 23!
A small grant application is available beginning Dec. 1st, to be submitted on or before January 20th, for small capital projects that encourage active transportation (bicycling or walking) or transit use to contribute to the reduction of air pollution, traffic congestion, and fuel consumption in South King County.