No garbage, recycling, or food and yard waste collections are scheduled in Seattle on Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25. All regular Friday collections will be collected on Saturday. Customers should have their containers out by 7 a.m. to ensure collection. Free Holiday Tree Composting: Seattle residents can put their Christmas trees and holiday greens out next […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s $15 minimum wage is expected to impact many small businesses. However, challenges for the International District (ID) businesses go beyond the wage issue. The ID restaurants once known for great food with low prices are no longer enough to appeal to new customers. On many fronts, the businesses […]
Visitors to the Dragon Fest in Chinatown last weekend were treated to an unusual runway fashion show and contest. What made it unusual? All materials used to create the designs were required to be recycled. The preparation for the show started at the Northwest Asian Weekly office, where it turned into a circus with makeup […]
A pioneer in the field of environmental justice, Ticiang Diangson died peacefully on Jan. 29 at her home on Beacon Hill. The legacy of her work lives on in Seattle and in cities throughout the nation. Born in Chicago in 1941 during the pre-civil rights era, Diangson experienced extensive racial intolerance as a half Polish, […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring 14 women who have contributed to our community and have made an impact in their male-dominated careers. They will be honored at the China Harbor restaurant, Feb. 6.<!–more–> The honorees: Chief Kathleen O’Toole was sworn in as Chief of the Seattle […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Fail to recycle in Seattle and you can get a ticket from the garbage collector. The city says it will start enforcing new recycling requirements on Jan. 1 with warnings tags. Careless residents will start seeing fines July 1 on their bills — $1 per violation, $50 for a commercial or apartment […]
Seattle City Light will have a booth at HealthFest next weekend helping people get signed up for the
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle residents who fail to separate food waste from trash will be fined.
Download a flyer! Northwest Asian Weekly / Seattle Chinese Post presents Children’s Recycling Fashion Contest Saturday, July 12, 2014 Children’s Parade Competition Schedule: 1 PM — Lining up 1:20 PM — Judging begins 1:40 PM — Parade begins 2 PM — Contestants appear on stage 2:45 PM — Results announced and presentation of awards • […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s plastic bag ban has had mixed results for businesses, but for Asian grocery stores the impact has been more negative than for most due to increased costs, misunderstandings from customers, and increased shoplifting.