Posts for 'Seattle Public Utilities'

COUNCIL TAKES ACTION ON UNWANTED PHONE BOOKS

October 19th, 2010

On Monday, October 11, the Seattle City Council adopted an ordinance regulating the distribution of unwanted yellow pages phone books, the next step towards Zero Waste in Seattle. The new law creates an Opt-Out Registry that Seattle residents and businesses can access on the web, by phone or by mail, which will be operated by […]

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ZERO WASTE: ON THE CRITICAL PATH FOR CARBON NEUTRALITY

August 17th, 2010

A key strategy that contributes to Seattle’s carbon neutrality work was approved by the Council in 2007, when my Zero Waste Initiative was adopted as City policy.  The things we throw away not only generate carbon as they decompose — they also carry the embedded carbon that was used in creating them.  Zero Waste is […]

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