Browsing: Seattle WA

seattle must compost food waste

By this time next year, residents of Seattle could be facing fines for putting too much compostable material into their weekly trash. Currently,...

seattle plastic bag ban

Last year, the city of Seattle enacted a far-reaching ban on the use of plastic bags by retailers and grocery stores. The ban...

electricity from trash in seattle

Seattle’s primary electricity provider, Seattle City Light, has recently expanded its portfolio of energy sources to include an increasingly common source of electricity:...

seattle light bulb law

A state law passed in Washington back in 2010 is finally going into effect as of January 1, 2013. This measure is outlawing...

seattle greenest city in us

When people think of Seattle, WA they typically think of Starbucks and cold, rainy weather. Granted, those really are hallmarks of Seattle’s legacy....