City of Tukwila News

Sort it Out: New recycling rule starts January 2 at Bow Lake Recycling & Transfer Station

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 City wants to know your opinion on changes to Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) regulations

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.