Waste not, want not - reducing food waste in King County

The King County’s “Food: Too Good to Waste Challenge” is aimed at showing consumers exactly where they waste food. - Contributed photo
  • Nov 26, 2014 at 1:51PM

According to research, Americans waste approximately 25 percent of the food and drinks they purchase, costing around $1,600 of wasted food a year. The King County’s “Food: Too Good to Waste Challenge” is aimed at showing consumers exactly where they waste food.

PSE electric customers can donate a fridge or freezer to fight hunger

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This holiday season, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is teaming up with Food Lifeline to fight hunger. And PSE’s customers can help by getting rid of their old, inefficient refrigerators or freezers.

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For Northwest drivers, safety given by studded tires takes a backseat to preserving roadways

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Despite the likelihood of icy Northwest streets and poor driving conditions this winter, two-thirds of Northwest residents say they’ll skip installing studded tires, perhaps — according to the latest poll results from PEMCO Insurance — to prevent wear and tear on local roadways.

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And we give thanks for being first in line | Cartoon

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And we give thanks for being first in line | Cartoon for Nov. 27

KCLS board selects new library director

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The King County Library System's Board of Trustees has named a new director to replace former Director Bill Ptacek.

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