New website to track building energy use, energy efficiency improvements in City buildings, and new ENERGY STAR ranking Today the City of Seattle announced three notable achievements that underscore the City’s progress and commitment to reducing [...]
The King Conservation District (KCD) – Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program is requesting applications from non-profit organizations and community groups committed to making natural resource improvements and advancing environmental equity. [...]
More low-income residents are eating healthier as a result of Seattle’s food access program Residents with low incomes are purchasing more fruits and vegetables at Seattle and King County farmers markets and neighborhood grocery stores —helping [...]
Many families rely on monthly SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits to help put enough food on the table. However, when people are on a tight food budget, one of the first things that is dropped is fresh fruits and vegetables as [...]
On January 1st, the Sweetened Beverage Tax went into effect in Seattle. The tax rate is 1.75 cents per ounce and is charged directly to distributors. Consumers may or may not see a price increase. Distributors are free to pass or not pass the added [...]