Green Your Business

The Seattle Public Utilities Green Your Business Program offers free tools and assistance to help Seattle area businesses conserve resources and prevent pollution. Learn how your business can reduce costs, gain a competitive edge, and contribute to a clean and healthy community. Take advantage of free green business help from SPU and become eligible for recognition through EnviroStars green business recognition program.

Reduce and Prevent Waste

By preventing waste and reducing waste you can save 20 to 30% on your business waste bills. Take steps to bring your company into compliance with Seattle's recycling and composting requirements. Food packaging requirements and Straw and Utensil serviceware requirements. Learn more about waste, recycle, and composting.

Prevent Water Pollution

Green businesses can help avoid polluting Seattle's waterways by using the following guidelines for managing stormwater outside their buildings, keeping trash out of toilets, and properly handling fats, oils, and grease in the kitchen. Our laws require Seattle businesses to help protect our waterways. Learn more about water pollution.

Save Water

We offer business and property managers tips, tools, and rebates to help you conserve water and keep your water and sewer bills as low as possible. Water is important for us, our environment, and future generations. SPU proudly partners with our customers to protect this important resource. Learn more about saving water.

Contact Us

You can contact us by email at or by phone at (206) 343-8505. Language options by phone are listed below:

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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.