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Archives for July 2011

Send Us Your Pics and Win!

Empty cookie jar. Water pitcher. Unused ice bucket. Tupperware. Refrigerator. Yesterday’s newspaper. Paper grocery bags. Just about every Seattle resident has their own unique way of storing kitchen food scraps before they go in the curbside food and yard waste cart. Whatever you’re doing, it’s working. Last year, Seattle residents… [ Keep reading ]

Give Us a Grade

Let us know what you think of our first Annual Report Card. Customers have told us they want to know what we do and how well we do it. Check out our Annual Report Card. It’s about providing value and being accountable to you. After reading it, take part in our… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Samples and Coupons

See us at festivals around the city this summer. Seattle Public Utilities will be handing out free samples of Glad Compostable Bags at events around Seattle this summer. We’ll also have coupons for $1.50 off Glad Compostable Bags too! Stop by for some recycling tips on these dates: August 6:… [ Keep reading ]

Spots Available: 8/13 Car Workshop

Get your car inspected for FREE Join the experts at South Seattle Community College’s Automotive Technology Program on Saturday, August 13 from 9 am to 1 pm for a FREE auto leaks class. You’ll be protecting our local waterways and wildlife. In the workshop, you’ll learn where most leaks occur and… [ Keep reading ]

Find Us on Facebook

“Like” one of our pages. Find your interests in one of our Facebook pages. Bert the Salmon: If you are concerned about water quality, this site will give you tips on how to live a Puget Sound-friendly lifestyle, including coupons that will help you make choices that are right for… [ Keep reading ]

More Help Stopping Unwanted Phone Books

The City of Seattle’s Stop Phone Books website has some new handy guides to help you get started and manage your account. The following resources are now available: Set Up an Account (pdf) Manage Your Account Profile (pdf) Submit Your Phone Book Preferences (pdf) Track and Change Your Phone Book… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Recycling Rate Soars

Recycling rate increases for seventh straight year, to 53.7 percent For the seventh straight year, the Emerald City’s recycling rate has risen — hitting an all-time high of 53.7 percent. The recycling rate for individual families rose to a whopping 70.3 percent. According to the City of Seattle’s annual recycling… [ Keep reading ]

Get Paint Out Supplies 7/30

Get registered for Summer Paint Out now! Summer is here and Seattleites are gearing up to take part in the new anti-graffiti program – Summer Paint Out. Summer Paint Out, in its first year, runs from July through August. Whether you are a group or an individual, you can tackle graffiti… [ Keep reading ]

New Solid Waste Facility Plan Accepted

Wallingford transfer station would be completed by 2016 After thirteen meetings and consideration of more than a dozen program options, a citizens group has made a unanimous recommendation for the reconstruction of Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) North Recycling and Disposal Station, in Wallingford. In announcing he has accepted the recommendations… [ Keep reading ]

Required Composting for Apartments & Condos

All properties are required by law to have food waste service by September 1. To start service: Sign up online. Call 684-7665 to speak with a Seattle Public Utilities representative. Call 684-8717, press #1, and request an information packet and free education materials. Properties of five or more units with… [ Keep reading ]