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Apartment and Condo Residents: Become Composting Champions

2-Gallon Liner Bag_lowSeattle’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, Seattle Public Utilities offers free resources:

Friends Of Recycling And Composting (FORC) Program: A one-time $100 rebate, and a training which qualifies your property for free kitchen food waste containers for every unit plus a three-month stock of 3-gallon compostable bags with dispenser. Get started at

Technical Assistance or Educational Presentations: Leave message at (206) 684-8717press “2.”

Posters, Labels and Brochures in Many Languages: Order or download them online at

Your recycling and composting efforts protect the environment, reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill, reduce your repair costs, and make your building a green-friendly place to live.