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Five New Year’s Resolutions for SPU Customers

It’s that time again! The holidays are over, you’ve rung in the new year, and now it’s time to make your new year’s resolutions.

Not sure what goals to choose for 2017? We can help! Here are five easy resolutions that will keep your home, your family, and the environment happy and healthy in the new year:

  1. Make it a Straight Flush
    Toilet paper is the only thing that should be flushed. Everything else – even “flushable wipes” can clog sewer lines and must go in the garbage. Learn more on Facebook with #makeitastraightflush.¬†
  2. Get #StormReady
    Windstorms, heavy rain, snow, and ice are all part of our Northwest winter. To get prepared, go to
  3. Use the Right Bins
    Not sure if an item should be composted, recycled, or tossed in the garbage? Get answers to all your “where does it go?” questions. Go to
  4. Find and Fix Leaks
    Fix leaks indoors and out to save water and money. Go to 
  5. Follow SPU on Social Media
    Get the latest utility-related news and info:
    Twitter: @SeattleSPU
    Facebook: @SeattlePublicUtilities