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Archives for August 2014

Normal Solid Waste Collection for Labor Day Holiday

Seattle garbage, food and yard waste and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. Seattle Public Utilities customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 a.m. to ensure collection. Customers can report a missed garbage, yard waste or recycling collection after 6… [ Keep reading ]

Get Help with Your Bill

Do you know that you can get 50 percent off your Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) bill through the Utility Discount Program? Income-qualified homeowners and renters are eligible. For example, if you’re a family of four making less than $4,905 per month you may qualify. Residents who don’t pay an SPU… [ Keep reading ]

Keep the Emerald City Green — Plant an Evergreen!

The City of Seattle reLeaf’s Trees for Neighborhoods program helps Seattle residents plant trees around their homes. Through Trees for Neighborhoods, participants receive free trees, free watering bags, training on proper tree planting and long-term care, and ongoing care reminders. If you have the space in your yard, consider planting one… [ Keep reading ]

See You at the Duwamish River Festival

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will be at the Duwamish River Festival this Saturday, August 23. What: Duwamish River Festival When: Saturday, August 23, noon to 4 pm Where: Duwamish Waterway Park, 7900 10th Avenue South in South Park Stop by the SPU booth and learn what we are doing to… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Drip and Drive. Fix That Leak!

Attend a FREE Auto Leaks Workshop – a $125 value! Get your car inspected by a certified mechanic. Find out if you have any leaks and identify the source of the leaks. A leaky car isn’t reliable, and it’s harmful to the Puget Sound. Learn more at Choose from… [ Keep reading ]

Save with Two Toilet Programs!

Free Toilets (Income-qualified only) Seattle Public Utilities, in partnership with Minor Home Repair, is providing free toilets and installation for income-qualified homeowners. For example, a family of four earning less than $4,905 per month may qualify. Homes must be located in Seattle and have existing toilets installed before 2004. For… [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Beach High School Tree Care Party This Weekend

The City of Seattle’s reLeaf program is looking for volunteers for a tree care work party at Rainier Beach High School. Volunteers will be working to keep the trees healthy and picking up litter. Tools and refreshments will be provided. Dress for the weather and wear closed toe shoes. RSVP… [ Keep reading ]

Monthly Utilities Cheaper than Cell Phone

Check out our YouTube site

Seattle Public Utilities’ YouTube site is a helpful source of information. Explore our growing library of videos at Find helpful resources and learn more about what we do. Some of our most viewed videos, include: It’s a Straight Flush                                                                            Discover what Seattle Public Utilities is all about.                                              How to… [ Keep reading ]

Apartment Residents and Manager Become Composting Champions

Seattle’s recycling program is world class and composting food waste is the key ingredient. You can tip the balance. If your apartment or condo does not have a food and yard waste cart or you want improvement, SPU offers free resources: FRIENDS OF RECYCLING AND COMPOSTING (FORC) PROGRAM: A one-time… [ Keep reading ]