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See How it works which details program steps. The first step is to form a Green Schools team of two or more staff members. The next step is to complete a school or school district application. This page provides school and school district application forms.

Eligible schools and school districts

Public and private K-12 schools and school districts in King County, outside the City of Seattle, are eligible to participate in the program.


School applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

School districts

School district applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Send completed applications via mail or e-mail to:

Dale Alekel, Program Manager
Green Schools Program
King County Solid Waste Division
201 South Jackson Street, Suite 701
Seattle, WA 98104

If you have questions about the Green Schools Program, contact Dale Alekel online or at 206-477-5267.

John Macartney speaks to students at lunch time
John Macartney, Resource Conservation Manager of the Issaquah School District, talks to students about recycling at lunch time.
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Fax: 206-296-0197

King County Solid Waste Division mission: Waste Prevention, Resource Recovery, Waste Disposal