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Rebates to Upgrade Your Appliances

Reduce your energy use – which reduces your carbon footprint – by upgrading to energy-efficient appliances. Seattle City light offers rebates to help.

Bill Gates Talks Climate Change

At the Climate Solutions breakfast on May 10.  Watch the conversation here.

May 14 “Spring Into Bed!”

King County residents will gather as volunteers at farms and gardens throughout the county as part of the Just Garden Project’s second annual Spring into Bed! celebration. Volunteers will build gardens, work on farms and help to build a more robust and secure local food system. The idea behind this… [ Keep reading ]

Act Now to Opt-Out of Phone Book Delivery!

17,500 tons of unwanted paper—100 pounds per household—delivered each year! The City of Seattle now offers a free and simple online registry system that will allow Seattle residents and businesses to choose whether they receive yellow pages phone books.  But you need to act fast if you want to… [ Keep reading ]

May is Bike To Work Month!

Are you just a “sunny-weekend-days” biker but interested in increasing your miles pedaled per month total? Now is the perfect time to make that change! May is Bike To Work Month and the way to celebrate that is to participate in the 2011 Group Health Commute Challenge!

Ask a Tree Expert!

Even though it felt like it took a long time to get here,  it looks like spring is finally here to stay. Anxious to finally get your hands dirty in your garden? As you carefully tend to your veggies, flowers and plants, don’t forget your trees as well! As the… [ Keep reading ]

OSE City Council Briefings, May 3

The Office of Sustainability and Environment will be briefing the City Council Regional Development and Sustainability Committee next Tuesday, May 3 between 2-4 pm. Briefings will cover a climate risk assessment tool developed by OSE, as well as the City’s operations greenhouse gas inventory for 2008/2009. The agenda for this briefing can be… [ Keep reading ]

May 3, Community Kick-off for Community Power Works for Home

You are invited to the community kick-off celebration for Community Power Works for Home – a program to help make your home more comfortable, efficient and healthy. Join your central and southeast Seattle neighbors and the City of Seattle at South Shore School on May 3, 2011. The event will… [ Keep reading ]

Community Power Works for Home Launched

The Community Power Works for Home program launched on Tuesday, April 19 at the home of a Genesee Park couple who are early participants in the program. Mayor Mike McGinn chose Earth Week to launch Community Power Works for Home, a neighborhood program that will create good, green jobs and… [ Keep reading ]

City Councilmembers Honor Earth Day

Many Seattle City Councilmembers will be celebrating Earth Day and renewing their commitment to environmental stewardship at events tomorrow and through the weekend. Friday, April 22 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Picnic for the Planet – Join Councilmember Clark at the Pike Place Market 3 p.m.: “Sustainability and Community”… [ Keep reading ]