Environment Section

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Non-profit City Fruit is seeking tree owners in South King County to join its growing fruit sharing community as the organization prepares for its first major Harvest outside Seattle. Earlier this year... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Public Comments from Port of Seattle’s first SAMP meeting

VIDEO: Watch Public Comments from Port of Seattle’s first SAMP meeting

On May 30, 2018, the Port of Seattle gave a presentation on its Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) to nearly 150 residents at the Burien Community Center. This was the Port’s first open house... [Read more]

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

Local attorney, activist and filmmaker Steve Edmiston took a break from his ongoing project – to brief the Port of Seattle Commissioners on the impact of aircraft operations on our communities – to... [Read more]

REMINDER: Return unused prescription drugs this Saturday at City Hall

REMINDER: Return unused prescription drugs this Saturday at City Hall

REMINDER: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – to be held this Saturday, April 28 – aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating... [Read more]

Arbor Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 25 at Angle Lake Park

Arbor Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 25 at Angle Lake Park

All are invited for an Arbor Day tree planting event at Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac. For additional information please contact Parks Operations Manager Mike Fitzpatrick at 206.973.4781. WHAT:... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting for SeaTac Community Garden will be Saturday, April 21

Ribbon Cutting for SeaTac Community Garden will be Saturday, April 21

With planing season upon us, all are invited to attend a ribbon cutting event for the SeaTac Community Garden on Saturday, April 21, at 1 p.m. The City’s community garden is located in North SeaTac Park,... [Read more]

Neighbors Without Borders Action Committee Cleanup Event is April 21

Neighbors Without Borders Action Committee Cleanup Event is April 21

Volunteers are needed for the Neighbors Without Borders Action Committee Cleanup Event, which will be held on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. – Noon. Celebrate Earth Day with your neighbors and help... [Read more]

REMINDER: Recycling Collection Event is this Saturday at Tyee

REMINDER: Recycling Collection Event is this Saturday at Tyee

REMINDER: The 2018 Spring Special Recycling Collection Event will be held this Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tyee Educational Complex. Drop off appliances (refrigerators/freezers/air... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

FOLLOWUP: Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston reports that his new documentary film project – intended to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle Commissioners addressing the harms to airport... [Read more]

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

By Omie Drawhorn The New Start Community Garden serving Burien, is more than just a place to grow plants, fruits and vegetables. It provides a way for community members to connect with each other, said... [Read more]

Port of Seattle now accepting applications for second round of ecology grants

Port of Seattle now accepting applications for second round of ecology grants

Airport Community Ecology Fund Kick Off at Highligh Botanical Garden, 20 June 2017. By Omie Drawhorn The board of Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden had a vision to create a Neighborhood Heritage Garden... [Read more]

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

The deadline to submit comments to the FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint and Inquiry System is Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Numerous residents have expressed concern over the recent increase in airplane noise from... [Read more]

OP-ED: ‘SeaTac ILA Thoughts and Insight’ by Councilmember Peter Kwon

OP-ED: ‘SeaTac ILA Thoughts and Insight’ by Councilmember Peter Kwon

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following guest Editorial was written by SeaTac City Councilmember Peter Kwon: SeaTac ILA Thoughts and Insight By Peter Kwon Many people have recently come to me with questions... [Read more]

Port of Seattle extends application period for Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable

Port of Seattle extends application period for Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable

In 2018, the Port of Seattle will launch a new way for the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila to engage with Sea-Tac Airport staff, at meetings convened by... [Read more]

Here’s what Recology CleanScapes is offering for its Holiday Services

Here’s what Recology CleanScapes is offering for its Holiday Services

Info from Recology CleanScapes on their Holiday Services: Holiday Tree Recycling Recology CleanScapes will collect unflocked, undecorated, natural trees in lengths up to 4 feet. Customers who subscribe... [Read more]

Port Commission announces 10-year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels

Port Commission announces 10-year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels

The Port of Seattle Commission announced Thursday (Dec. 21) that it is the first United States airport operator to set a specific timetable and goals for reducing the use of fossil fuels and transitioning... [Read more]

You can recycle your Holiday Tree via Recology CleanScapes this month

You can recycle your Holiday Tree via Recology CleanScapes this month

Recology CleanScapes will collect unflocked, undecorated, natural holidays trees in lengths up to 4 feet this month. Customers who subscribe to food/yard waste collection service may place trees out for... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding community Tree Planting event this Saturday, Dec. 2

Port of Seattle holding community Tree Planting event this Saturday, Dec. 2

The Port of Seattle invites members of the local community to join Port employees as they re-plant Douglas fir saplings as part of the Flight Corridor Safety Program this Saturday, Dec. 2. The event will... [Read more]

Port of Seattle & City reach proposed new 10-year ‘Interlocal’ agreement

Port of Seattle & City reach proposed new 10-year ‘Interlocal’ agreement

By Jack Mayne After weeks of discussion, haggling and worry over the continuing and growing effects of the increasing impacts of Sea-Tac Airport on the thousands of SeaTac city residents who live next... [Read more]

SeaTac Fall Special Recycling Collection Event will be Saturday, Sept. 30

SeaTac Fall Special Recycling Collection Event will be Saturday, Sept. 30

The 2017 Fall Special Recycling Collection Event will be held on Saturday, Sept 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tyee Educational Campus in SeaTac. NO commercial loads. NO yard debris. Free confidential... [Read more]