Tag: zero waste

ZERO WASTE — FRUGALITY WORKS IN SEATTLE

July 7th, 2011

In 2010 Seattle sent 335,600 tons of solid waste to the Columbia Ridge Landfill in eastern Oregon.  That’s what we need to target for reduction.  The good news is that we continue to make great progress, and a recent study of residential waste demonstrates how well we are doing, and where we have opportunities to […]

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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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