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Seattle Releases 2020 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report Showing Pandemic-Spurred Declines in Building and Transportation Sector Emissions

Seattle’s 2020 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory finds a marked decrease in greenhouse gas emissions since the prior 2018 report, the majority of which are likely temporary and primarily attributed to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle GHG inventory tracks emissions over three key sectors: transportation, buildings, and waste…. [ Keep reading ]

Share your thoughts on the City of Seattle’s Food Action Plan before August 26

Note: This survey has closed. The City of Seattle is updating its 2012 Food Action Plan, our roadmap for an equitable, sustainable, and resilient local food system that supports healthy, vibrant communities. We are seeking public input on the draft plan until August 26.  The food system touches nearly all… [ Keep reading ]

Green Worker Spotlight: Moving Toward a More Just and Healthy City

The COVID-19 pandemic has made worse many existing inequities across our communities. As we work to build Seattle back better, we have an opportunity to build a more just, healthy, and beautiful city. Under a Green New Deal framework, we are working to eliminate our city’s climate pollution by 2030,… [ Keep reading ]

Lower Your Carbon “Foodprint”

By now, you’ve probably heard of a carbon footprint, where you measure the carbon associated with your daily activities, like commuting, heating/cooling your home and taking trips. But one of the biggest choices you make to impact the climate may be related to food, or your carbon “foodprint.” Food production… [ Keep reading ]

New Tools for Food Services & Restaurants to Reduce Food Waste

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. And Rethink! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a free new resource to reduce food and packaging waste. Because wasted food means wasted money, along with significant environmental and social impacts, the Reducing Wasted Food & Packaging Toolkit helps restaurants, grocers, caterers, and other commercial kitchens reduce food… [ Keep reading ]