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Archives for February 2014

Have a Recycling Question? Ask Evelyn the Envelope!

Ask Evelyn the Envelope and maximize your recycling. Use her “Look It Up” tool at www.seattle.gov/util/LookItUp to see where your item goes. You can also follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EvelynTheEnvelope and get the latest on recycling changes. Feeling feisty? Try your gaming skills with her Where Does It Go?… [ Keep reading ]

Last Chance: Have a Say in Your Future Utilities March 1

Seattle Public Utilities is seeking your help in developing our Strategic Business Plan. The plan will guide our investments, services and rates from 2015 to 2020 – with the goal of keeping Seattle one of the best places to live. Your last chance to join one of our community workshops… [ Keep reading ]

Felix Hernandez Compost Container Giveaway Today

To celebrate their composting success, Seattle Public Utilities and the Seattle Mariners are offering free kitchen compost containers to Seattle residents to help store and carry kitchen scraps to their food and yard waste carts. Today, Wednesday, February 26  at 11 am,  Seattle residents who pledge to recycle and compost will receive a collector’s edition… [ Keep reading ]

Felix Hernandez Compost Container Giveaway Feb. 26

Last year, Seattle residents helped divert more than 125,000 tons of food scraps and yard debris from the landfill through composting. Fans at Safeco Field helped recycle or compost more than 90 percent of their waste. To recognize their efforts, Seattle Public Utilities and the Seattle Mariners are offering free… [ Keep reading ]

Have a Say in Your Rates

Seattle Public Utilities may need to raise its rates by as much as 4.7% each year through 2020. That’s a sizeable increase. What services do you want? Which do you not want? Tell us how you feel about your water, solid waste, sewer, and stormwater services. Join us tomorrow at… [ Keep reading ]

Have Your Say at Seattle Public Utilities

Do you have something to say about your water, solid waste, sewer, and stormwater services? Seattle Public Utilities is in the process of developing a Strategic Business Plan which will guide our decisions – on services, investments, and rate – from 2015 through 2020 as we endeavor to keep Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Fix a Leaky Outdoor Faucet

Leaks in outdoor faucets usually occur in two places – the handle and the spout. To fix a leak coming from the handle, try tightening the nut behind the handle with a wrench. If that fails to stop the leak, or if the leak is coming from the spout, you’ll… [ Keep reading ]

Normal solid waste collections for Presidents’ Day holiday

Save time and trip with bulky item collection Seattle food and yard waste, garbage and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 am to ensure collection. The City of Seattle’s… [ Keep reading ]

Have a Say in Your Future Utilities February 13

Seattle Public Utilities is seeking your help in developing our Strategic Business Plan. The plan will guide our investments, services and rates from 2015 to 2020 – with the goal of keeping Seattle one of the best places to live. Join the second of several community workshops and let us… [ Keep reading ]

Love Your Watershed Restoration Event

Spread the love and give some TLC to your local Cedar River habitat this Valentine’s weekend.  Join your neighbors, Friends of the Cedar River Watershed, and Forterra for the 2nd Annual Love Your Watershed restoration event. Sign up now! When: Saturday, February 15, 10 am. – 2 pm Where: Van… [ Keep reading ]