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Archives for March 2013

Auto Leaks Classes Now at Four Locations

Seattle Public Utilities and the Washington Department of Ecology FREE Auto Leaks Classes are now offered at four locations around the Sound. Automotive educators from these schools will host the classes – a $125 value! South Seattle Community College West Seattle High School Renton Technical College Shoreline Community College All… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Drip & Drive: Big Discounts at Mechanics

Fix That Leak This April and Protect the Sound Vehicle leaks can cause havoc for drivers and the environment, but a new program called Don’t Drip & Drive puts Western Washington residents in the driver’s seat for finding an affordable fix. This April, drivers can take their vehicle to a… [ Keep reading ]

You’re Invited: Faith-Based Forum on Emergency Preparedness and Community Resiliency

The City of Seattle and partners are hosting local faith leaders at four forums around the city. Community members will have the opportunity to participate in conversations about emergency preparedness and community resiliency. The forums will be held at these times and locations: April 10, 8:30 am – 11:30 am… [ Keep reading ]

Play the Big Dig Scavenger Hunt

Now through April 15, the Big Dig consists of a region-wide scavenger hunt to find the mascot, Corey, The Compostable Apple Core. Corey and his secret codes will appear on posters at 45 retail locations in Seattle, King and Snohomish counties, detailed on a map at Those who find… [ Keep reading ]

Are Plastic Plant Pots Recyclable?

Dear Evelyn: I’ve been gardening a lot lately. Are plastic plant pots recyclable? What about the bags that compost and mulch come in? -LK in Fremont Dear LK: Yes, plastic plant trays and pots can be recycled in your curbside recycling cart. Make sure that they are clean of dirt (and… [ Keep reading ]

Hate That Graffiti and Litter on Your Street? Clean Up with Our Help

It’s time for Spring Clean — Seattle’s premier community cleanup event. Seattle Public Utilities invites you and your neighbors to participate April 1—May 31. Help pick up litter, stencil storm drains, paint out graffiti, remove invasive plants, or join an event in your community. All Spring Clean projects are on… [ Keep reading ]

$100,000 Neighborhood Recycling Rewards

Seattle Public Utilities, CleanScapes and Waste Management are offering $100,000 in prizes to help residents reduce waste and recycle more in their neighborhoods. You can help earn some green for your neighborhood by making your neighborhood greener! Learn how at

Car Leaking? Save Money You’d Give to a Mechanic

Are you nervous when you take your car into the mechanic? Learn more about your car, including if it has an oil or other fluid leak at Seattle Public Utilities’ FREE Auto Leaks Class. It’s a $125 value. Join the experts at South Seattle Community College’s Automotive Technology Program for our… [ Keep reading ]

Where’s Corey?

Win free compost, major prizes playing “The Big Dig” Now through April 15, You can join the region-wide scavenger hunt to receive free compost and other great prizes. When you use the map at to find “Corey—the Compostable Apple Core” in-person and report his location code, you’ll receive a… [ Keep reading ]

35% Off Kitchen Scrap Compost Kits

Limited Time, Ends April 15 For a limited time, get a kitchen food scrap collector with 20 compostable bags and a pack of organic lettuce seeds for just $13.99 plus tax. These attractive and convenient containers make collecting food scraps in your kitchen clean and easy.  Kitchen Kit Locations: People’s… [ Keep reading ]