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In The News | October 13, 2004

Cleaning up city, bin by bin


Check out this article about our cleanup efforts in Seattle...

 

Now that Chris Martin has gotten rid of most of the foul-smelling, rat-infested Dumpsters in Pioneer Square, he's setting his sights on Capitol Hill.

 

Strolling through one of the few alleys in Pioneer Square that still has Dumpsters the other day, he said his quest began about seven years ago. He was an account manager for an ad agency back then, and he lived in a condo in Pioneer Square that faced an alley with Dumpsters.

 

Continue reading at the Seattle PI


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In The News | September 15, 2002

Martin hires those who share fundamental moral values


Check out this article about our founder, Chris Martin...

 

Chris Martin will be the first to admit that he's wrong a lot. And he'll be the first to say that he doesn't mind making mistakes. It's a good way to learn, he said.

 

Martin is president of CleanScapes, which provides street maintenance and cleanup services while offering employment opportunities for men and women in Seattle's social services network.

 

Continue reading at the Puget Sound Business Journal


tags: clean up 

In The News | June 06, 1999

CleanScapes wins Mayor’s Small Business Award


Check out this article about when we won the Small Business Award in Seattle...

 

There's nothing glamorous about picking up trash or cleaning up human waste in the streets and alleys of Pioneer Square.

 

But someone has to do it. That someone is CleanScapes, a winner of one of the 1999 Mayor's Small Business awards.

 

Pioneer Square resident Chris Martin started CleanScapes in January 1997 as a public/private partnership with the Pioneer Square Community Council, with two ideas in mind: To make the neighborhood a cleaner and safer place and to provide employment opportunities to those living in neighborhood shelters.

 

Continue reading at the Puget Sound Business Journal


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