Zero Waste in the News

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Phone Book Delivery

    June 30, 2010, Publicola: 
O’Brien’s Anti-Phone Book Crusade Hits Home

    June 25m 2010:  Slog (The Stranger):  Dump Your Phone Books at City Hall!

    June 23, 2010, Sightline Daily Score Blog: 
Hung Up on Phone Books

    June 23, 2010:  Slog (The Stranger): 
Seattle Might Get Aggressive About Phone Books

    June 23, 2010, Seattle PI:
Seattle could become 1st major city to stop delivery of phone book

    June 22, 2010, Seattle Times:  Seattle may limit phone-book distribution

    June 14, 2010, Slog (The Stranger):  Time to Hang Up the Phone Book

Foamed Polystyrene Food Container Ban
(banned by Jan 1, 2009; compostable and recyclable-only products by July 1, 2010)

    July 1, 2010, My Ballard blog:  New city ordinance has restaurants going green

    June 30, 2010:  Seattle Times:  New Seattle law will cook restaurant waste into compost

One-Use Disposable Bags

    June 8, 2010, Slog (The Stranger):  Wealthy Plastic Lobby May Fight Bag Ban

Compost Pick-Up at curb or at Condos and Apartment Buildings

    April 15, 2010, Seattle Times:  Seattle piles on to its national leadership in composting

Zero Waste in Seattle

    March 31, 2009, Yes Magazine (Amy Goodwin interview with Richard Conlin):  Sustainable Seattle: City's Progress Towards Zero Waste
    July 18, 2005, Seattle PI: 
'Zero waste' is Seattle's new garbage mantra

Elsewhere in the US

    July 2, 2010:  San Diego News Room:  Plastic bag ban moves on to Senate committee