Center for Student Engagement & Leadership

How to: responsible waste Minimization


Step 1: Learn How to Minimize Your Waste







Things at Home 


Note from Heather Teegarden: "Sometimes items will be marketed as “Biodegradable” but only things marked as 100% compostable or Certified Compostable or Commercially Compostable are actually OK in the compost bin that goes to our local Composting facilities."


(bring to Print & Mail center)


Electronics/Styrofoam/Paper Shredding

(Annual Event)

recycling dropoff

If there is a item you don't see ask us at

Step 2: Locate Your Resources

E-Waste Drop offExpand ContentCollapse Content


  • Free for televisions, Computer monitors, desktop computers, laptops, cell phones
  • Certification: E-cycle WA
  • Drop off location:
    • 12424 Beverly Park Road Suite A-4 Lynnwood, WA 98087
      • phone: 425.239.4118
    • 3729 Broadway Everett, WA 98201
      • phone: 425.259.9260
  • Website:


Goodwill stores:


FAQ Page: 


  • You can get 15% off voucher for clothes and textiles only
  • Drop off location:
  • H&M, 3000 184th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98037phone: 855.466.7467


Goodwill stores:

Value Village:

C.E computer repair:

  • Security camera installation, computer repair PC/ MAC, Web and App development, cell phone repair, tv repair
  • Comment: expensive, good customer service
  • Location:
    • 4714 154th Pl SW,Lynnwood, WA 98087
    • phone: 206.687.6160
  • Website:

Aviator Audio:

  • musical instrument repair store
  • Comment: Cheap, good customer service, near us, knowledgeable
  • Location:
    • 23311 Highway 99 Edmonds, WA. 98026
    • phone: 425.778.3409
  • Website:


  • Computer, Phone (iphone, ipad), printer, wireless networking,etc
  • Comment: In Bellevue or they can come to us, reasonable prices, friendly
  • Location:
    • 11639 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
    • phone: 1.800.390.NERD
  • Website:

Repair Cafe:

  • Free, there will be volunteers help us to repair stuff.
  • Comment: You can do it by yourself, there will be books for repairing and DIY. Or just come to have tea, coffee.
  • Location:
    • 600 128th St SE, Everett, WA 98208
  • Website:

Step 3: Check What You Learned

QUIZ: Ocean Plastic Pollution

Test your knowledge of how plastic pollution impacts our natural marine environments.

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Campus Quiz: Plastic Pollution

Test your knowledge of the materials you purchase and use each day.

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How Well Do You Understand Global Warming?

Global warming significantly contributes to climate change. Find out how much you know about this damaging effect.

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