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Seattle RACE to ZERO WASTE Contest

(Open May 1, 2023 to November 14, 2023)

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The Seattle RACE to ZERO WASTE Contest is a partnership between Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle Public Schools. We invite everyone in Seattle to become a part of the waste solution by sharing your creative and innovative ideas for preventing waste.

Contest winners will be announced November 30, 2023. Learn more about the competition and prizes.

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Waste Prevention Plan Review (2024)

SPU will share the Draft Waste Prevention Strategic Plan for additional community feedback in late 2024. We will also share the community input we collected and how we reflected it in the WP Plan.

Public Utilities

Andrew Lee, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
Phone: (206) 684-3000

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Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is comprised of three major direct-service providing utilities: the Water Utility, the Drainage and Wastewater Utility, and the Solid Waste Utility.