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Super Bowl Trash Talk

There should be be plenty of fun excitement  for you and your friends this Sunday. Here are some tips to help remind you of what goes where for your Super Bowl Party cleanup:   RECYCLING – All items need to be CLEAN to be recyclable, otherwise they are garbage. Disposable plastic cups… [ Keep reading ]

2012 Calendars

Check Your Mailbox! Seattle Public Utilities is mailing out its 2012 garbage, recycling, food and yard waste single-family collection calendars this week. The guide has information on when your collection day is, what can be recycled and composted, as well as tips and advice on properly disposing hazardous waste and… [ Keep reading ]

Free Auto Leaks Class ($43 Value)

Oil and Water Don’t Mix: Fix That Leak! Keep oil and other car fluid leaks from harming our local waterways and wildlife. Join the experts at South Seattle Community College’s Automotive Technology Program for a FREE auto leaks class. Learn where most leaks occur and how to fix them. All participants also… [ Keep reading ]

Drugs: Prevent Poisoning, Abuse, and Pollution

Unused, leftover drugs in our homes are endangering our children and putting our families at risk of accidental poisonings and drug abuse. And these drugs are getting into our waterways and environment when they’re flushed or thrown away. About one-third of medicines sold to Washington households – about 33 million containers of… [ Keep reading ]

See You at City Hall

Seattle Public Utilities part of open house Saturday, January 28 Join Mayor Mike McGinn, the City Council, City Attorney, and City departments for a day at City Hall. When: Saturday, January 28, 10 am – 2 pm Featuring: Q&A with Elected Officials Tours of Mayor’s Office Tours of Council Offices… [ Keep reading ]

Play and Win!

Think you know what goes in your food and yard waste, garbage, and recycling carts? Play the Where Does It Go? Recycling Game and see if you’re the fastest recycler in Seattle!

Normal Garbage Pickup This Week

Residents missed last week can put out double this week Following last week’s snow and ice storm, Seattle’s food and yard waste, garbage and recycling collections resume their normal schedule beginning Monday, Jan. 23. Residential customers that had their collections missed last week can set out double their normal amount… [ Keep reading ]

Lasting Homes Expo Saturday

Don’t forget to stop by Seattle Public Utilities’ booth at the Lasting Homes Expo this Saturday, Jan. 28  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Northgate Mall. Talk to recycling and composting experts and enter to win reusable shopping bags and kitchen compost containers. Vote for your favorite composting container… [ Keep reading ]

No Garbage Pickup Today

Normal residential collections to resume on Monday, Jan. 23 Neighborhood road conditions prevent safe collection of delayed residential garbage, recycling, and food and yard waste today, Saturday. All customers who did not have their solid waste picked up during the past week may set out double amounts for their next… [ Keep reading ]

How to Clear Storm Drains Safely

With the thaw on the way, the City is asking residents and businesses to locate nearby storm drains in the street and — if it’s safe — to clear them of snow and debris. It’s the single most important thing people can do to protect their property and prevent water… [ Keep reading ]