Commercial Sector Outreach – Seattle Public Utilities

For this City of Seattle program, Full Circle is relied upon by Prime contractor Cascadia to conduct culturally competent onsite outreach and technical assistance to help businesses engage in the green practices and services offered by Seattle Public Utilities, including:

  • Provide onsite recycling/composting staff training.
  • Set up new or expanded recycling and composting programs.
  • Implement Best Management Practices (BMPs) related to recycle and compost bin placement and customer and employee signage, including providing materials such as bins, labels and signage.
  • Right-size containers and pickup frequency of collection services.
  • Help businesses understand and comply with Seattle’s food service packaging and plastic bag ordinances and recycling and composting requirements.
  • Identify, implement, and document waste reduction strategies.
  • Address additional topics, as requested by Cascadia.

Work will also include Multifamily recycling and composting assistance, including piloting waste diversion strategies, and researching innovative approaches to multifamily resource conservation.