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Entries from December 2012

What to do with that holiday tree? Compost it!

December 30th, 2012 by Support Staff

Here is advice from the City of Seattle for disposing of your holiday tree.

Seattle residents may compost holiday trees and holiday greens free of charge between Dec. 26 and Jan. 13.

At Recycling & Disposal Stations: Trees should not exceed eight feet in length and must be free of decoration so they can be turned into compost for local parks and gardens. Trunks should not exceed four inches in diameter.

At the Curb: Food and yard waste subscribers can put trees and greens out on their regular collection day. Cut trees into sections, six feet long or shorter, with branches trimmed to less than four feet to fit into the collection trucks. Bundle each section with sisal string or twine (not plastic). Decorated, flocked and plastic trees are not recyclable, and will be charged as extra garbage.

At Apartments: Check with your manager. Multi-family buildings can put out one tree next to each food and yard waste cart per collection day at no extra charge.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Wedgwood View!

December 25th, 2012 by Support Staff

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A white Christmas here after all?

December 22nd, 2012 by Support Staff

Sue might get her Christmas wish.

Unexpectedly, this morning

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Original voice behind Wedgwood View dies

December 21st, 2012 by hillaryu

On Sunday, Dec. 16, the original voice behind Wedgwood View, Wayne Wurzer, died at age 50 after a 2

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December 21st, 2012 by hillaryu

There’s no need to fret about all of those extra pounds you might be consuming over the holidays

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Man stabbed in View Ridge this morning – he's OK

December 7th, 2012 by Support Staff

Seattle police report that a robbery victim was left with a minor stab wound after he got off a bus nearNortheast

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New northeast Seattle tool library open house tonight

December 1st, 2012 by Support Staff

A new shared tool library, serving northeast Seattle, will hold an open house from 7-10 tonight.

Jesse Card, tool library volunteer, writes:

We want to have an open house and celebrate before we start moving in tools and shelves, so come by December 1 between 7:00 pm and 10:00 p.m.

Bring a snack or drink to share, tools you

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