Enclaves

Wallingford Has a Reinvention Streak

The neighborhood abounds with landmarks that used to be other things.

02/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

Green is the New Black

This Year, Seattle Is Relearning How to Recycle...We Hope

We see ourselves as a green city in more ways than one. But when it comes to recycling, we've got some work to do.

01/14/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Climate (Policy) Change

10 Important Takeaways from Seattle's Green New Deal

Seattle City Council announced an ambitious list of climate goals. Here's what you need to know.

08/21/2019 By Lily Hansen

Savvy Promos

Here's How to Recycle Your Amazon Prime Day Packaging for Free

A local operation called Ridwell will help those blue and white envelopes and filmy plastic air pillows find a purposeful new existence.

07/12/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Waste Not

The Life-Changing Magic of Recycling Right

Seattle startup Ridwell takes what the city’s blue bins won’t.

05/29/2019 By Rosin Saez

Cup Monster

Starbucks Has a Garbage Problem

Starbucks distributes six billion cups a year. Many end up in landfills. Protesters are pissed. What’s a coffee giant to do?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Real Talk

Landfills and Laundry at Alki Beach

Earth Day art installation represents clothing’s impact on the environment.

04/21/2016 By Colleen Williams

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Park Upgrades and Dumpster Divers

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/22/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Recycling, Voting, and Gardening

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/21/2014 By Genie Leslie

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Transportation, Environmentalism, and Recycling

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/19/2014 By Genie Leslie

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Worn Wear Campaign at Patagonia

The West Coast outerwear company is the latest retailer to join the reduce, reuse, recycle, resell trend with the launch of its Worn Wear trade-in campaign

07/08/2013 By Amanda Zurita

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Recycling, Reading, and Rethinking Urban Developement

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/11/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend

Article

Basel Action Network Turns Back the Toxic E-Waste Tide

The Seattle nonprofit fights to keep our old computers from being dumped on developing countries.

03/20/2013 By Matthew Halverson