Seattle composts at 10 times the national average
Seattleites compost food waste at 10 times the national average, according to Seattle Public Utilities. The waste that went to compost instead of the landfill over the year saved the city roughly $10 per ton.
Seattle ranks 18th for best places for businesses and careers
With its metro area population of 2,611,000 and gross metropolitan product of $143 billion, Seattle ranks 18th among 200 of the largest metro areas. This was Forbes’s 12th annual ranking for the best places for business and careers.
Fremont Brewing increases business through innovative online coupons
Seattle’s Fremont Brewing has been driving new customers through a popular new website, Groupon, that allows businesses to offer a heavily-discounted “deal of the day” to its 3 million-plus subscribers.
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