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Recycle Palooza Event & Family Green Fest

Saturday, May 30, 2015
10 am - 2 pm
Federal Way Community Center
876 S 333rd St, Federal Way, WA 98003 

Everyone is encouraged to attend the Family Green Fest on May 30! In addition to the exciting Recycle Palooza contest at Family Green Fest, there will be a variety of fun and educational activities for the entire family! Information is updated frequently, so please check back often for new vendors, activities and door prizes.

FREE Kids Activities
· Touch a recycling truck courtesy of Waste Management
· Free face painting
Photo ops with Chuck-the-Cart 
· Arts and crafts with
Federal Way Parks & Rec

FREE Drop-Off
· Bring up to two boxes of old tax and banking documents for free confidential document shredding and recycling, courtesy of Woodstone Credit Union.
· Drop off unwanted or expired medications courtesy of the Federal Way Police Department. All pharmaceutical products will be accepted. Please note that intra-venous solutions, syringes, medical waste, marijuana, methamphetamine or other illicit controlled substances will not be accepted at this event.
Got Caps? Bring your unrecyclable plastic bottle caps to the City’s Surface Water Division for use in a large mural.

Information & Demonstrations
· Re-energize your home or business! Learn about Puget Sound Energy’s energy efficiency programs and services.
· Natural Yard Care information and Garden Hotline educator available for your questions.
· Community gardens have become vibrant centers of the community and opportunities for local people to get to know their neighbors and make new friends. Learn about volunteer opportunities: Light of Christ Community Garden
· King County Library System will share details of its green resources and informational programs available at your local library.
· Cedar Grove Compost will display a variety of soil products for landscaping applications.
· Terra Organics delivers the best selection of organic, seasonal produce in the Northwest. Fresh from our farm and partners to you.
· Stop by the Puget Sound Energy booth for energy-saving tips and special offers. Our expert Energy Efficiency team will be on-site to answer your questions, offer advice and more.
· Check out animal tracks, wild plants and wilderness survival crafts like bow drill fire-by-friction kits at the Wolf Camp booth!
· A Sustainable Landscape Professional from Earthdance Organics will answer your questions on living outdoors sustainably and feeding your plants organically.
· Learn to use water wisely with Lakehaven Water and Sewer District.
· King County Dirt Alert will provide information about contamination in soil and healthy actions to reduce contact.
· Join EarthCorps for a fun game and get involved in forest restoration in Federal Way!
· Local Hazardous Waste Management Program will teach you to reduce the use and exposure to harsh chemicals in the home and business.
· Take a blind taste test and learn more about the differences between tap water and bottled water with Spring to the Tap.
· Go Solar helps people go solar!
· Learn about backyard birding and habitat restoration from Rainier Audubon.
· Federal Way Homemade Trade explains how barter fairs and trade events work, and shows a samples of common items.
· Zero Waste Washington shares information about the Federal Way Tool Library that is in the process of being developed.

Recycled-Content and Eco-Friendly Items for Sale
· 6-pack of LED light bulbs and a shower head for only $10 ($75 value) from PSE/TechniArt.
Alpaca wool dryer balls from Blue Sky Services.
· Rain barrels available for order with free local delivery from Nuts About Recycling.
· Essential oils and supplies available to order from Young Living Essential Oils.
· Crafts made from recycled & repurposed materials.

Questions? Contact City of Federal Way Recycling at 253.835.2771 or

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