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Archives for August 2013

Check Out Our New YouTube Site

Seattle Public Utilities new YouTube site is a helpful source of information. Explore our growing library of videos at Watch and learn how to: Find and fix water leaks around your home. Make the most of your recycling and composting services. Protect Puget Sound. Stop flooding in your neighborhood.

Get Your Car Inspected This September

Our FREE Auto Leaks Class is now offered at several locations around the Sound. This class lets you know if you have a leak and prepares you to have a conversation with your mechanic about any repairs. It’s a $125 value! Take a class this September: South Seattle Community College: Sept…. [ Keep reading ]

Save Some Green at Green Businesses

Businesses all over Seattle are taking actions to become greener by joining our Get On The Map campaign – recycling and composting more, conserving water and reducing stormwater pollution to name a few. Now you can start saving some green at these green businesses. Just download the free Chinook Book… [ Keep reading ]

Normal Solid Waste Collection for Labor Day Holiday

Regular Pickup Schedule in Effect for Monday, September 2 Seattle garbage, food and yard waste, and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Labor Day, Monday, September 2. Seattle Public Utilities customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 am to ensure collection. The City of Seattle’s… [ Keep reading ]

Ask the Mayor: Live Tomorrow

Join the conversation! Live, Tuesday, August 27 at 7 pm. Mayor Mike McGinn will sit down with Seattle Channel host Brian Callanan for Ask the Mayor on Tuesday, August 27 from 7 pm – 8 pm. They’ll be discussing current city issues. It’s quick and easy to bring your questions to the table…. [ Keep reading ]

Save Some Green When You Green Your Business

Seattle Public Utilities Resource Venture program offers free tools and assistance to help Seattle area businesses conserve resources and prevent pollution. Learn how your business can reduce costs, gain a competitive edge, and contribute to a clean and healthy community. Save Money Find available rebates, useful publications, how-to guides, manuals,… [ Keep reading ]

Fight Graffiti with Free Supplies or an App

Is graffiti a problem in your neighborhood? Take action! Tackle graffiti with free paint out supplies – paint (white-brown-gray), rollers, brushes, and gloves. It’s part of our Summer Paint Out program. You can also use your smartphone to fight graffiti. Our new Find It, Fix It app let’s you report… [ Keep reading ]

Recycle? Win Mariners Tickets

Thank you for recycling Seattle! Take our quiz and you could be relaxing with a friend at this Saturdays’ game, 6:10 pm against the LA Angels. Hint: the answer is here. What year does the city want to reach its 60 percent recycling rate goal? Send your answer in the… [ Keep reading ]

Take a Free Gardening Class This Fall

Learn to become a savvy gardener at one of our free classes this fall. You’ll learn how to reduce waste, conserve water, save time and money, and protect our environment and your family’s health – all while growing a beautiful yard. Fall is a also a great time to: Plant… [ Keep reading ]

Report Graffiti With New Phone App

“Find It, Fix It” is a smartphone app offering mobile users one more way to report problems around the city. With Find It, Fix It, reporting an issue is as easy as snapping a photo with your smartphone, adding detailed information, and hitting submit. The map’s “drag and drop” feature or… [ Keep reading ]