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In The News | October 12, 2010

Neighborhood takes on graffiti a block at a time


Check out this article about how we helped clean up graffiti in Portland...

 

In the Pearl District, where almost everything happens in greater scale, neighbors weren’t satisfied with modest measures to abate graffiti. Instead of occasional volunteer days to remove the worst patches of graffiti, the Pearl District Neighborhood Association has recruited enough individuals, companies and organizations to adopt every block in the district, each pledging to remove all graffiti in their territory at least weekly.

 

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In The News | August 24, 2010

CleanScapes to host Duwamish Alive! Stewardship Site


Check out this article about our Duwahmish Alive! event...

 

Hundreds of volunteers are needed to work at nine restoration sites along the Duwamish River at the semi-annual Duwamish Alive! work day set for Saturday, Oct. 17. “This is the last big volunteer outdoor event of the year and a great chance for families to get out and pitch in to make our community and our hometown river a better, healthier place,” said Dhira Brown, People For Puget Sound Restoration Ecologist and event coordinator.

 

Continue reading at the West Seattle Herald


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In The News | July 05, 2010

700 Volunteers Pick up Trash After Fourth Fireworks


Check out this article about our 4th of July cleanup event with Starbucks and Seattle Public Utilities...

 

With a 2-year-old strapped to his back, Hiroshi Fujita and his 8-year-old daughter combed through gravel near Seattle's Gas Works Park Monday morning, tossing trash from Sunday's fireworks fest into a yellow bag. Across the street, his wife and 6-year-old daughter did the same. The new transplants from Yokohama, Japan, celebrated their first American Independence Day here this year. And, Fujita said, it was only right for them to help with the next day's cleanup.

 

Continue reading at the Seattle Times


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In The News | June 15, 2010

Starbucks Leads 5th of July Cleanup to Thank the Host Neighborhoods of Seattle’s Family 4th Firework


Check out this article about our Partnership with Starbucks & Seattle Public Utilities to clean up after the 4th of July...

 

In a follow-up to the Seattle community-supported Family 4th at Lake Union, Starbucks today announced a volunteer event on July 5 to re-beautify the area after the fireworks. As a thank you to Lake Union neighbors for their hospitality, Starbucks is inviting the community to join its partners (employees) for this day of community service.

 

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In The News | May 06, 2010

19% Drop in Garbage Wins Neighborhood $50K


Check out this article about neighborhoods competing for our Community Improvement Award...

 

That's the garbage-collection day for the neighborhoods that won CleanScapes $50,000 contest that will build something in their garbage-collection district.It's actually not one neighborhood that won the contest, but parts of six: Capitol Hill, First Hill, Madison Park, Madison Valley, Denny-Blaine and Montlake. They all have their garbage, recycling and yard waste picked up on Thursdays.

 

Continue reading at the Seattle Times


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