28 Jul '11, 11am

Waste is expensive: If #Seattle diverts 60% of its waste by 2012, the city will save $2M. It's on its way:

Waste is expensive: If #Seattle diverts 60% of its waste by 2012, the city will save $2M. It's on its way:

Seattle has set an all-time high for recycling and composting, diverting 53.7 percent of its waste from landfills in 2010, according to a city report released last week. That number was 2.6 percent higher than the 2009 diversion total, according to the report issued by Seattle Public Utilities . Commercial recycling and composting jumped to 58.9 percent, while single-family homes are now diverting a whopping 70.3 percent of their waste. Changes in city law and curbside recycling and composting operations are likely the biggest reasons for gains in diversion. In 2009, the city passed a law mandating that all takeout cups and plates be compostable. READ: Seattle Bans Single-use Restaurant Packaging From Landfills In that same year, it allowed more items to be recycled and made curbside compost pickups weekly rather than bi-weekly – making it that much easier for homeowners t...

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