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In The News | November 17, 2010

Beyond Waste: The CleanScapes Challenge


Check out this article about our Beyond Waste challenge...

 

Worm Bin. Grasscycle. Waste diversion. Are these common words in your vocabulary, or is it all Greek to you?

 

In 2009, over 350,000 tons of garbage was hauled from Seattle to an Oregon landfill. Ouch. About 54 percent of it could have been recycled - or better yet, not created in the first place. Therein lies a challenge that CleanScapes has made to Seattle's neighborhoods: Cut down (as in garbage, recycling and food/yard waste) and clean up (as in money).

 

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