Test Your Recycling Knowledge, September is National Recovery Month, Join Equitable Economic Development Discussion, and more

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Test Your Recycling Knowledge 

Can you put shredded paper in the recycle bin? Can you recycle aluminum foil? Find the answers to these questions and more in the City’s new recycling video library. Each quick video guide will show which common household items should be recycled and which belong in the trash.  

National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month 

Mayor Birney proclaimed it National Recovery Month in Redmond to bring awareness to all who are striving for recovery and who seek understanding, inclusion, and opportunity in our community. Recovery Month encourages everyone to learn more and support those from all walks of life who are on the path to hope and personal growth through recovery. 

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Join Equitable Economic Development Discussion

Participants in this virtual Welcoming Week event will explore ways to support businesses owned by people of color and immigrants and find resources to advance racial equity and inclusion in local economic development efforts.

Learn more and register here

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Recycle Your Styrofoam at Your Doorstep 

The City of Redmond, in partnership with Ridwell, is offering all Redmond residents within city limits the opportunity to recycle their Styrofoam for free, right from their doorstep! The next pickup date available is September 28.  

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Keep Your Pet Safe 

During National Preparedness Month, we are encouraged to be prepared for the unexpected. Don’t forget your pet in your planning! If your pet is lost, you can ensure a safe return by purchasing or renewing your King County pet license. 

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