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Waste-Free Community Grant Recipients 2020-21

As a national leader in waste prevention, Seattle Public Utilities is committed to supporting community-led efforts to create less waste and bring us all closer to a Zero Waste future. We developed the Waste-Free Communities Matching Grant to support community and business leadership and innovation around preventing waste, increasing community… [ Keep reading ]

Beyond the Cart 2020

Mark your calendar for these upcoming Community Reuse & Recycling Events happening this fall. Do you have appliances, household goods, clothes, or electronics taking up space in your home? Drop them off for free at the next Community Recycling & Reuse event! Items in good condition will be donated for… [ Keep reading ]

Why isn’t food waste allowed in the garbage?

If you live in Seattle, you’ve probably heard this: food waste is no longer allowed in the garbage. What’s the reasoning behind this rule? For one, about a third of food in America is thrown away each year. That’s 133 billion pounds of food that ends up in landfills, where… [ Keep reading ]