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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Earth Smart Green Fair: Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. @ Third Place Commons

Lear to save the planet by joining the Lake Forest Park community for the 12th Annual Earth Smart Green Fair at Third Place Commons. There will be fun, educational exhibits, and giveaways galore! The event is free and all... Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2015

United Way Offers Free Tax Preparation Assistance

Did you know the United Way offers free tax preparation services? Tax help from IRS-certified volunteers is available in your neighborhood and in your language.

Households that made less than $60,000 in 2014, with tax... Read on...

Click here for more info and locations near you
Posted on: February 24, 2015

Lake Forest Park is Tied for First Place for Diverting Landfill Waste

Lake Forest Park remains one of the best recycling cities in King County and the State of Washington. Last year, residents recycled and composted two thirds of its curbside-collected material (the national average is 30... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

College Scholarship Opportunity: Deadline March 2, 2015

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Center for Quality Communities promotes municipal leadership development and civic engagement. They are offering six $1,250 scholarships to high school students who plan to pursue a... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Successful Recycling Challenge Wins Bench for New City Park

The plastic film recycling challenge started August 1, 2014 and ended January 1, 2015. In the five months of collection hosted by the City of Lake Forest Park, there was 1,016 pounds of plastic film collected. This is double... Read on...

Recycling Survey
Posted on: January 16, 2015

Dispose of Unwanted Medicine Safely at Lake Forest Park Police Department

Unused medications pose a risk to our families, communities and the environment. Don’t store unused medications, flush them or throw them in the trash. Safely dispose of your unused medications free of charge at the Lake... Read on...

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Posted on: January 15, 2015

Be Kind to Wildlife, Don’t Feed Them (excluding hanging bird feeders for common birds)

Many people feed wildlife because they believe it helps them survive. Unfortunately, that could not be farther from the truth. Wild animals that are being fed by humans will quickly become dependent on this unnatural food... Read on...

Visit the City's urban wildlife website...
Posted on: January 8, 2015

Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb (CFL) Recycling now offered at City Hall

Help divert hazardous waste from landfills by bringing in your used CFL light bulbs to City Hall for recycling. CFLs contain mercury, which is a hazardous substance if disposed of improperly. Never place them in your... Read On...

Help the City identify educational recycling needs