Waste Management on Dec. 17 provided residents of the North Hill Apartment complex in Tukwila with a pizza party and a visit from recycling truck. The apartment complex won a city-wide waste diversion competition by increasing recycling by 50 percent. COURTESY PHOTO

North Hill Apartment complex wins Tukwila waste diversion competition

  • Monday, December 19, 2016 12:07pm
  • Business

The North Hill Apartment complex in Tukwila won a multifamily Tukwila-wide waste diversion competition by increasing recycling by 50 percent.

Waste Management helped residents celebrate their accomplishment with a pizza party and a recycling truck for residents and children to explore. About 25 residents attended the Dec. 17 event.

Multifamily recycling rates lag behind those of single family households for a variety of reasons including lack of space, contamination and resident turnover, according to a media release.

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