Keep those burned out, inefficient, or just plain tacky holiday lights out of the landfill. This holiday season there are a few options for recycling your old strings of lights near the ‘hood:
Whole Foods Markets: all locations
Maple Leaf Ace Hardware
Girl Scouts of Western WA, collecting for Point Defiance Zoo: 601 Valley Street (just west of Aurora)
When you donate holiday lights, remove all packaging, twist-ties and rubber bands. Place lights directly in the collection bin, with no bags or other extra material.
For other neighborhoods in Seattle and King county, check out the county Solid Waste Division …