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The Summit honored with ‘Best recycling’ award by county

The Summit at Snoqualmie ski resort was among 92 companies that King County’s Solid Waste Division named to the 2012 “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” list.

The list recognizes businesses with exceptional recycling programs and for their commitment to reducing the amount of waste their company produces.

Last year, businesses in King County sent more than 180,000 tons of recyclable materials to the landfill. The sixth-annual list spans a wide array of businesses in King County, including hospitality, medical services, professional services, retail, finance, government, arts and entertainment and others. All businesses operating in King County outside the City of Seattle are eligible for the list.

To secure their spot, businesses are required to meet the same five basic criteria, as well as 10 additional waste reduction and recycling criteria, such as using reusable or compostable dishware in kitchens, collecting batteries for recycling or sending electronic invoices.

To see the complete list of 2012 Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling and to learn more about what these businesses are doing to improve recycling programs, visit www.kingcounty.gov/recyclemore, and click on the link.

Learn more about The Summit at http://www.summitatsnoqualmie.com/

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