Tag: One Less Truck

ONE LESS TRUCK! EVERY OTHER WEEK GARBAGE COLLECTION ADVANCES

December 17th, 2013

On Monday, December 16, the Council approved legislation authorizing Seattle Public Utilities to revise its contracts with solid waste collection companies to allow implementing the “One Less Truck” program in 2015. The legislation sets the stage for a Council decision early next year on whether to proceed with every other week garbage collection to continue […]

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ONE LESS TRUCK PILOT PROJECT POINTS WAY TO WASTE REDUCTION

August 29th, 2013

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has completed its evaluation of the One Less Truck Pilot Project, which evaluates reducing the number of trucks in our neighborhoods by moving to every-other-week garbage pickup. One Less Truck would save ratepayers up to $5-6 million per year, reduce traffic and encourage recycling and composting. SPU has learned that implementing […]

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ONE LESS TRUCK! EVERY OTHER WEEK GARBAGE COLLECTION

May 8th, 2012

The Seattle City Council is authorizing a pilot program to test the idea of moving to garbage collection every other week.  The pilot program, which will be implemented for 800 customers in four neighborhoods from July through December, will examine what rate structure best rewards people for minimizing their garbage, while avoiding unwanted negative impacts. […]

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