“Clean-up time? Got waste? Put it in the right place!” These are tag lines the Spokane River Forum and EnviroStars sponsors are using this spring to encourage residents and businesses to properly dispose of their waste.
As of January 1, 2015, Washington State residents will be able to recycle mercury-containing lights at no charge through the
The Spokane River Forum has launched a new waste directory designed to help local residents and businesses make choices that protect the region’s sole-source aquifer and improve the quality of the Spokane River. Done in collaboration with 8 local agencies and non-profits, safely disposing of hazardous and other waste just got easier. Visit www.spokanewastedirectory.org
Recycling is nothing new for Steve Spalding, owner of Bill’s Auto Parts. As he puts it, “Auto recyclers were the original recyclers. Even before aluminum cans, as far back as the early 1900s, wrecking yards were selling car parts for reuse.”
Maid Naturally’s model is simple: compounds found in nature can clean homes and businesses and then go back into nature without disruption. As a certified EnviroStars member, their values align perfectly with our goal to provide business-friendly solutions to keep our river and aquifer safe.
Some may not see the connection between kayaking through Bowl and Pitcher rapids and switching to waste-free digital x-rays—but to veterinarian and outdoorsman Dr. Gregory Benoit it all makes sense. For him, whether it’s work or play, a healthy water system “permeates everything.”
Spokane EnviroStars is proud to announce the five star certification of Jaremko Nissan for both auto service and collision repair. Envirostars certifies businesses for properly disposing hazardous and other wastes that can pollute the environment. Said Tonilee Hanson, “We’ve certified 72 businesses. Check them out.”