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Archives for November 2010

Landslide Awareness Meeting Dec. 4

The rainy season is here. Learn how to protect yourself and your property at a FREE landslide awareness meeting this Saturday, December 4. Location: South Seattle Community College (Judge Warren & Nobie Chan Education Center) There will be a presentation from 10 a.m. to noon and will include a discussion of… [ Keep reading ]

Solid Waste Collection Back to Normal Operations

SEATTLE —Garbage, yard waste and recycling collection will return to a normal schedule starting Monday, November 29. Customers whose containers were not collected on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of last week will have them collected this week on their regularly scheduled pick-up day, and will be allowed to set out… [ Keep reading ]

No Garbage Collection Nov. 24

No Residential Garbage, Yard Waste or Recycling Pickups Wednesday, November 24 Residential garbage, yard waste and recycling collection has been postponed in Seattle for a second day, due to dangerous road conditions; icy side streets prohibit safe collections.  Collection services will be available on Wednesday, November 24, in Seattle on… [ Keep reading ]

If Your Pipes Break or Freeze

Freezing weather is here. That means frozen and broken pipes are a possibility. If a water pipe breaks follow these steps: Immediately close the main shutoff valve to stop flooding. The shutoff valve can be indoors or outdoors – usually in a basement, crawlspace or garage. If you cannot turn… [ Keep reading ]

No Garbage Collection Nov. 23

Garbage, yard waste and recycling collection has been delayed in Seattle for today, Tuesday, November 23, due to dangerous road conditions. Collection services will be available today in Seattle on a limited basis for large essential commercial accounts. Missed customers will be collected next Tuesday, November 30, and allowed to… [ Keep reading ]

Normal garbage collection Monday, Nov 22

Seattle food and yard waste, garbage and recycling collections will be on normal schedule today, Monday, Nov. 22. Seattle Public Utilities customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 a.m. to ensure collection. The City of Seattle’s North Recycling and Disposal Station in the Fremont/Wallingford area and the… [ Keep reading ]

Recycle Your Christmas Lights

If you’ve upgraded to energy-efficient holiday lights, those old lights don’t have to go in the garbage! Bring them to King County’s Green Holidays booth in downtown’s Westlake Park where they will be recycled and receive a coupon for discounted energy-efficient LED lights from Bartell Drugs.   When: Friday, November… [ Keep reading ]

No Garbage Collection on Thanksgiving

No garbage, food and yard waste or recycling collections are scheduled in Seattle on Thursday, November 25. Collections scheduled for Thursday will occur on Friday, and Friday collections will occur on Saturday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Please be sure to have your containers out by 7 a.m. to ensure… [ Keep reading ]

Be Prepared for Freezing Weather

Each winter, homes are damaged due to water pipes that freeze and burst. By taking a few simple precautions, you can help save yourself from the mess, money and headaches of burst frozen pipes. Before the Cold Hits Insulate pipes in your home’s crawl spaces, basement and attic. Exposed pipes… [ Keep reading ]

Utility Bill Help This Weekend

Get signed up for the Utility Discount Program at the International District/Chinatown Community Center – November 19-21. You may qualify to get 50 percent off your bill. Staff from the International District Housing Alliance and the city will be on hand Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 3… [ Keep reading ]