Last week we wrapped up our 2nd Halloween candy donation drive for Birthday Dreams in Renton and were amazed at the generosity and support of our community. We delivered over 500 lbs. of candy that filled an entire car! When we dropped off the Halloween candy, the program manager Andrea Bates was amazed by the … Continue reading Over 500 lbs of Donated Halloween Candy for Birthday Dreams!
There are few kids around Seattle who pick up copies of Seattle's Child as reliably as Owen does. Whenever we see one at a local community center or grocery store, he's quick to grab it and look at the pictures on the car ride home. That's why we were so thrilled when we were approached … Continue reading Owen’s List On the Cover of Seattle’s Child!
Owen and a few family members toured a landfill recently and we came back with renewed enthusiasm for reducing our waste and the impact it has on our environment. We see garbage trucks take our trash away, drive by transfer stations where it’s kept temporarily, but until this tour we did not have a full … Continue reading How a Landfill Tour Gave Us a New Perspective on Trash
Last week Owen and a few family members visited the Recology / Cleanscapes recycling facility in South Seattle. Visits involve both an interactive presentation and a tour of the recycling line where people over 13 can get remarkably close to the action (you’ll be that old before you know it Owen!). Visits are free to … Continue reading 5 Things We Learned on a Recycling Center Tour That Will Make You a Better Recycler
Amy Moreno from King 5 News joined us on a recent electronics pickup (and waited during our 'pit stop'). Electronics has always been one of Owen's favorites and this one was no exception. Phones, Kindles, iPods and even an early Roomba were just a few of the items we picked off to be recycled. … Continue reading King 5 Story on Owen’s List!
A photographer from Q13 News came along during a recent pickup and shared the story of Owen's List. Check it out and let us know what you think! Sign Up
Check out who got featured in MyBallard.com today! Grateful for the great article sharing the story about how Owen and I started this project. We are excited to help even more of our neighbors learn about local recycling options. Sign Up
Thanks to our friends at Queen Anne View for writing a story about Owen's List! They shared how we got started and previewed a few of our upcoming items that we think people will enjoy learning about. Sign Up