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Archives for September 2009

SPU Offers $30 Instant Discount on Water Efficient Toilets

Seattle Public Utilities is offering a $30 instant discount on efficient toilets to help local homeowners cut their water bills while helping to protect precious water resources. To receive the discount, customers need to take the $30 coupon they received in their most recent utility bill to one of six… [ Keep reading ]

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Friendly Reminder: Glass Now Goes in the Recycling Cart

Residents no longer need to separate their glass from the rest of their recyclables. Since March 30, all glass bottles and jars can now go in your wheeled recycling cart, along with recyclable paper, plastic and metal. You can keep your old glass recycling bin to store other items. If… [ Keep reading ]

SPU helps launch Puget Sound Starts Here Campaign

  Seattle Public Utilities has joined more than 300 other organizations to support grassroots efforts to clean up Puget Sound.  The Puget Sound Starts Here campaign incorporates TV and radio spots along with other community events to promote a cleaner healthier Puget Sound. Find out more about the camapaign and… [ Keep reading ]

SPU Congratulates New Journey-Level Graduates

Two years, 4,000 hours of on-the-job training and 288 hours of night classes. This is the grueling schedule that twenty-four members of the 2009 graduating class of SPU apprentices celebrated as they received journey-level status at a special graduating ceremony at the Seattle Center on September 11. Altogether, 12 drainage and wastewater apprentices and… [ Keep reading ]

Play the “Where Does it Go?” Recycling Game!

Test your recycling skills with our fun, new online “Where Does It Go?” Recycling Game and find out if you know what can be recycled in Seattle!

Free Savvy Gardener Classes in September and October

Get free hands-on advice on making your garden more wildlife-friendly, creating a beautiful hassle-free garden, or replacing some or all of your lawn with colorful low-maintenance plants. Find full class schedules, sign-up information and more at:

Madison Valley Stormwater Project Update Meeting

What: Community Meeting on Phase 2 60% Design Where: The Bush School (Community Room) 3400 E Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98112 When: September 15, 2009 6:00pm – 8:00pm At the meeting you can hear about: • The new 6-block-long stormwater pipeline • The new stormwater storage tank and landscape elements… [ Keep reading ]

Citizen Advisory Committee Members Sought

Seattle Public Utilities is seeking applicants for its Garbage, Recycling, Yard and Food Waste Citizen Advisory Committee. The committee ensures that SPU’s programs, policies and services are responsive to community needs, and are supported by the community. Learn more at: