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Recycling & Disposal Stations Closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1

Solid Waste Collections on Normal Schedule. The City of Seattle’s North Recycling and Disposal Station in the Fremont/Wallingford area and the South Recycling and Disposal Station in the South Park area will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25 and on New Year’s Day, January 1. Solid waste collections during… [ Keep reading ]

Keep the Chill Out!

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 are more… [ Keep reading ]

Holiday Recycling Tips

Many Seattle residents wonder how they can fit all their wrapping paper, boxes, bottles and other recyclables into their cart during the holiday season. As a reminder, Seattle residents can always recycle as much as they want at no extra charge. Simply put additional recyclables in sturdy bins or boxes… [ Keep reading ]

Free Family Fun at Watershed

Join the Daylong “Wondering about Wildlife” Program Get outside and learn about the wildlife of the Cedar River Watershed through hands-on activities, crafts, wildlife presentations, and nature walks during the winter school break. Discover which wildlife communities live within Seattle’s largest protected watershed – the source of most of our… [ Keep reading ]

City Stormwater Management Leader

Seattle one of 14 cities recognized for green solutions Every year in Seattle, billions of gallons of stormwater runs off roofs, roads, parking lots, and other paved surfaces, causing sewage and roadway pollution to flow into our local waterways. But Seattle was recently recognized for using green stormwater infrastructure (GSI)… [ Keep reading ]

Resolve to Compost in 2012

Did you know beginning last year, all apartment and condo properties must subscribe to food waste service?  If you are a resident at a property that does not yet have a green food and yard waste cart available, contact your manager to ask about this service. If the manager is… [ Keep reading ]

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Fuming about all those catalogs and junk mail filling your mailbox during the holidays? Thanks to you, most of that wasted paper will get recycled.  But that’s only half the battle. Imagine stopping it in the first place… Well, now’s the time to do that. All you need to do… [ Keep reading ]

FREE Oil Tank Insurance

Has your heating oil tank seen better days?  Here’s a deal for homeowners who want to protect the environment as well as their pocketbooks.  Homeowners can register for FREE pollution liability insurance.  This valuable insurance will cover up to $60,000 in cleanup costs if your tank leaks and causes a… [ Keep reading ]

Kitchen Collector Sale Ends Soon

 According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans throw away 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than any other time of the year. A lot of that waste is leftover food. Seattle Public Utilities encourages residents to curb their wastelines this holiday season and put their leftovers… [ Keep reading ]