How Many T. Rex Dinosaurs Can a Loop® Truck Carry?

King County Wastewater Treatment Division takes public outreach seriously, but we like to have a little fun working with people- especially little people.   We meet people where they’re at to tell them how our projects and services support their communities and their values. On July 30, the Loop® Biosolids Program brought a Loop Truck to…

GroCo Helps Your Garden Grow

Even Mary, who we hear is quite contrary, knows how to make her garden grow – with the nutrient-rich power of GroCo! But don’t take it from us; let a local gardener tell you how GroCo turned an average meal into a locally-sourced and sustainable farm-to-table dinner party. “My family has a new name for…

Getting in Tune with Recycled Water

On July 14, King County’s Recycled Water Program participated in a hands-on event for landscapers at the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals’ annual Field Day Event. The event provides the landscaping industry with opportunity to not only see products in person like at a regular trade show, but to actually operate many items being displayed.…

Gardening tips, free compost samples to 9,000 attendees at the 2016 Northwest Flower and Garden Show

King County helped garden enthusiasts turn their dirt around at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, giving away a total of five pickup trucks worth of free compost. Booth visitors learned exciting facts about wastewater treatment (for example, that they each contribute up to 66 pounds of biosolids per year to King County!), and got…