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Protecting Puget Sound Beyond the Month of May

We celebrated Puget Sound Starts Here this month by pledging to protect our waters from pollution with actions like: Gardening without pesticides Maintaining your car by finding and fixing leaks Picking up pet poop Gardening without pesticides Installing a rain garden or cistern Caring for trees Supporting stormwater education programs like Salmon in the Schools […]


Salmon in the Schools

We’re celebrating Puget Sound throughout the month of May — Join us! This week we’re swimming into spring with the Salmon in the Schools program. More than 1,800 students and almost 300 adults will gather along Seattle shores this spring to release fry into local creeks and Lake Washington. They’re all participating in a program […]


May is Puget Sound Starts Here Month

We’re celebrating Puget Sound throughout the month of May — Join us! What does “Puget Sound Starts Here” mean? It’s a reminder that our everyday actions impact the health of Puget Sound which connects habitat, wildlife, and humans. The photo to the left captures a snapshot of how water connects us all: a chum salmon […]


Celebrate Earth Week 2018

Earth day is Sunday, April 22, 2018 which means this week is Earth Week 2018! We’ve rounded up some Earth-friendly events for you to join and actions you can take to celebrate this amazing place we call home.       Where Does It Go? Seattle Public Utilities, Waste Management, and Recology Cleanscapes, will be tabling […]


Bulk Compost Giveaway Events 2018

What’s the result of keeping your food waste out of the garbage? Rich, fertile compost! When you throw food scraps in the garbage, you break the natural cycle of food returning to the soil—creating more greenhouse gases. Composting transforms your food scraps into nutrient dense soil that will help grow more food.   Stop by […]


Spring Clean 2018

Spring is here! And with it comes Spring Clean, a community cleanup program supported by Seattle Public Utilities. Spring Clean, now in its 32nd year, runs from April 1 through May 31. During this time, Seattle residents—neighbors, volunteer groups, community organizations—come together to keep Seattle clean and vibrant. Activities include picking up litter, stenciling storm […]


Neighborhood Recycling Events: Spring 2018

Do you have appliances, household goods, clothes, or electronics taking up space in your home? Drop them off for free at a Neighborhood Recycling and Reuse event! Items in good condition will be donated for reuse and others will be recycled. Don’t forget to look at the list off accepted items for each event before […]


NW 95th Street and 8th Avenue NW intersection closed for emergency sewer repair work

A contractor for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is completing an emergency sewer repair at the intersection of NW 95th Street and 8th Avenue NW. A maintenance hole in the intersection degraded and the sewer pipes connected to the maintenance hole were damaged. Currently the contractor is working on repairing the maintenance hole. This work requires […]


North Transfer Station Open House Feb. 10

You’re invited! Please join us on Saturday, February 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of Seattle’s North Transfer Station Community Education Room and Reuse Donation Center. Completed in Fall 2016, the North Transfer Station (NTS) combines many features—like solar panels, a sports court, and more—that take the facility beyond “a […]


Waste-Free Communities Matching Grant

The beginning of every year brings new—or renewed—determination to “do good.” Seattle Public Utilities has an exciting opportunity to “do good” for the environment, public health, and our communities. To kick off 2018, we’re thrilled to announce that applications for our new Waste-Free Communities Matching Grant are now open! Waste prevention means creating less waste by […]