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Thumbnail for - Seattle's New Compost Law
Jan 5, 2015
As Seattle Public Utilities rolls out new rules for food scraps, we dive into the compost system.
Thumbnail for - Extra Fizz: Council Says Compost or Pay the Price
Sep 23, 2014
City Hall
Council adopts rules that require everyone, including tenants, to toss their food waste in a compost bin.
Thumbnail for - PubliCalendar: Spaghetti, Utilities, and a Bike Extravaganza
Feb 28, 2014
Today's picks for civic nerds.
Thumbnail for - PubliCalendar: Drink for the Watershed and Eat for the North Helpline
Feb 27, 2014
Today's picks for civic nerds.
Thumbnail for - Monday Jolt: Murray Retreats on Once-Every-Two-Weeks Garbage Pickup
Feb 24, 2014
Afternoon Jolt
The day's winners and losers.
Thumbnail for - Kittitas County Fights to Keep Seattle’s Compost Out of Its Backyard
May 22, 2013
So where do we put all of that smelly organic waste—and should we care who’s affected?
Thumbnail for - Utility Sale to Shoreline Could Cost City $2 Million a Year, Increase Water Rates
Jul 30, 2012
City Hall
A proposal to divest some $26 million of the city utility's assets could cost the city millions a year---and mean a rate increase for Seattle residents.
Thumbnail for - City Employees Punished for Giving Selves, Family Members Breaks on Utility Bills
Dec 2, 2011
City Hall
Several Seattle city employees are sanctioned for giving themselves and family members sweet deals on their utility payments.
Thumbnail for - SPU: Rates Going Up, But We Still Pay Less Than Other Cities
Oct 6, 2011
City Hall
Seattle Public Utilities chief tells council: Rates are going up, but we still pay less for water overall than comparable cities.
Thumbnail for - O'Brien Suggests Alternatives to Viaduct-Related Utility Rate Hikes
Mar 25, 2010
City Hall
City Council member Mike O'Brien says he may seek outside funding, such as direct state funding or a new taxing source, for the millions the city has committed to pay to relocate utilities as part...
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