Washington Green News (11 - 20 of 1205)
The push for increased sustainable methods can be seen everywhere these days — certainly when it comes to local efforts to pare down on what we toss in the landfill. The city of Seattle has also embraced the composting idea with a bit more of a creative edge: In an effort to encourage residents to stop wasting food, the city council passed an ordinance this last Monday that allows households to...
We waste a whopping 36 million tons of food a year, says the EPA. This year, states and cities are using that statistic to encourage Americans to stop dumping food in the landfill. The Northwest king of recycling, Seattle, has come up with an innovative idea to that end: let garbage collectors eyeball your trash and assess a fine for too much organic waste. It may not enhance the roster of job ...
In a bid to meet the city's goal of recycling 60% of its waste by 2015, Seattle is turning its sights on food scraps that end up in the trash.
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Three Seattle schools ordered students to "shelter in place" after a man opened fire with a handgun in the area and tried to lure several children into a car, police said late on Tuesday. Police responded to reports of gunfire in the Washington state city's Brighton neighborhood, south of downtown, around the time students usually leave school for the day, the Seat...
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle residents who throw too many pizza crusts, coffee grounds and uneaten leftovers in their regular garbage will now face a fine, in one of the toughest mandatory composting efforts in the country, officials said on Tuesday.
The house is located in Seattle's Leschi neighborhood and takes its name from the pedestrian path that that connects its site to the north. The 20-foot slope enabled the architects to design a multifaceted space with subtle concrete detailing and plenty of
Wa_sauna is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for production. The prototype for the design includes a large wooden platform and a wood-fired sauna. A rear ladder leads from the platform to the roof and a "cool down hatch" lets overheated
SEATTLE (AP) — The Penny Arcade Expo is in full swing in downtown Seattle.
The folks at You Are Here continue to spend the year creating interactive maps for U.S. cities and they've looked back around on Seattle, this time to map out the 1,284 bicycle crashes that were reported between 2010 and...
Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement (WA)
Agreement also includes $18,000 civil penalty for improper storage, handling and record-keeping(Seattle?Aug. 25, 2014) SeaCast, Inc., a metal casting facility in Marysville, Washington, has agreed to pay The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a penalty of $18,000 to settle alleged hazardous waste...