Upcoming Events

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    Past Events

    Compost-Now! Trade Fair
    Hosted by Seattle Public Utilities
    Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008
    Location: Union Station, Great Hall - 401 South Jackson Street Seattle, WA
    Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
    Description: Representatives of the city’s 4,500 food service establishments
    and sellers of compostable foodservice ware will get together for a showcase
    of compostable foodservice ware that has been approved for use by Cedar Grove
    Composting, the regional compost processor. Food-service businesses will be able
    to compare availability, pricing, and performance of compostable alternatives,
    including: cold and hot cups; straws; clamshells; bowls; sushi trays; utensils;
    and plates.

    City Council Votes
    Date: Monday, July 28, 2008
    Location: City Hall - 600 4th Avenue Seattle, WA
    Time: 2:00pm
    Description: Full council votes on styrofoam ban and fee on disposable    
bags. Update: Legislation approved.

Public Hearing
Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Location: City Hall - 600 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104
Time: 7:00pm
Description: Public comment meeting on the proposed fee of 20 cents for disposable plastic and paper shopping bags provided at convenience, drug, and grocery store cash registers, beginning on January 1, 2009.