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Public Can Dump Trash for Free

Waste Management penalty fees to be returned to customers as billing adjustments. Mayor Mike McGinn has directed Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to open the city’s garbage transfer stations, at no charge, to single-family residents whose garbage, recycling and food/yard waste has not been collected by Waste Management as the result… [ Keep reading ]

Solid Waste Disruptions Continue

Due to a strike by drivers, Waste Management Monday customers’ garbage, recycling and food and yard waste will not be collected. CleanScapes customers will have their carts picked up as usual. Monday customers should put out their recycling, garbage and food and yard waste carts next Monday, Aug. 6. Customers… [ Keep reading ]

No Collections for Waste Management Customers

Customers missed today asked to put out all garbage, recycling, yard waste next Friday The strike by Teamster Union Local 117 recycling drivers continues, and Teamsters 174 garbage and yard drivers continue to honor the picket lines. Garbage, yard waste and recycling will not be collected from most Waste Management Friday… [ Keep reading ]

No Solid Waste Collections Today

Customers missed today asked to put out all garbage, recycling, yard waste next Thursday As a strike by Teamster Union Local 117 continues, Waste Management is reporting that none of their regular business and residential garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected today in Seattle. View map of Waste Management’s… [ Keep reading ]

Disruptions in Solid Waste Collections

Customers missed today asked to put out all garbage, yard waste and recycling next Wednesday As a strike by Teamster Union Local 117 continues, Waste Management is reporting that nearly all of its business and residential garbage, recycling and yard waste collections have stopped in Seattle today — and that… [ Keep reading ]

Discolored Water in Queen Anne, Magnolia and Interbay

Water may look unappealing, but still safe to drink Residents and businesses in upper Queen Anne and in some parts of Magnolia and Interbay may experience discolored water temporarily beginning Thursday evening, July 26. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) crews have been performing maintenance on a major pipeline that supplies drinking water to those… [ Keep reading ]

August 4: Pick Up Paint Out Supplies

Summer is here and Seattleites are gearing up to take part in the anti-graffiti program – Summer Paint Out. Summer Paint Out, in its second year, runs from July through August. Whether you are a group or an individual, you can tackle graffiti in your neighborhood. The City of Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Stop. Think. Sort.

Having a meal at your favorite fast food restaurant? Take a close look at the plates, trays and wrappers used to serve your food. You’ll find that many of them are compostable and that the rest are recyclable – the result of a Seattle law designed to stop the waste of… [ Keep reading ]

Got Game? Take the Recycling Challenge

Seattleites of all ages have a fun way to learn how to dispose of waste in their homes. Play the Where Does It Go? Recycling Game and put your knowledge to the test. See how fast you can correctly sort your food and yard waste, recycling, or garbage into the correct cart!

Free Kitchen Compost Kits

Play & Win! Seattle Public Utilities is giving away reusable bags, kitchen compost bags and kitchen compost containers for free at several events this month. July 13 Denny Triangle Out To Lunch Concert July 14-15 Dragon Fest July 18 Bank of America Plaza Out To Lunch Concert July 19 Lake City… [ Keep reading ]