City of Seattle

Full Circle has served the City of Seattle’s Public Utilities Division on numerous, diverse projects, including:

  • Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Program
  • Retail Apparel Product Stewardship Program
  • Support for the Northwest Product Stewardship Council
  • Carpet infrastructure and market development
  • Transfer station survey
  • Post-consumer ceramics & non-container glass

In addition, David Stitzhal was appointed to the Seattle Solid Waste Advisory Committee under the Mayor Norm Rice administration and served several years, including time as Chair.

Related Projects

Commercial Sector Outreach – Seattle Public Utilities

For this City of Seattle program, Full Circle is relied upon by Prime contractor Cascadia to conduct culturally competent onsite outreach and technical assistance to

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Optimized WA State EPR Recycling Model

In the wake of collapsing Chinese markets for recyclables, King County Solid Waste Division, with key support from Seattle Public Utilities, convened the Responsible Recycling

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Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program provides all children in participating Seattle Public Elementary schools with a variety of free fresh fruits and vegetables throughout

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Domestic Processing of Mixed Plastic – Stakeholder Interviews

Catalyzed by increasing concern about responsible recycling of mixed plastics and China’s National Sword ban, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and King County Solid Waste Division’s

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Post-Consumer Ceramics & Non-Container Glass Market Development

Full Circle researched market expansion opportunities for recycling post-consumer ceramics and non-container glass, both of which present disposal problems for area thrift stores and other

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The Case for Waste Prevention: A Guide for Legal Professionals

“This guidebook—written by lawyers for lawyers—is concise, well-written, and full of creative ideas about waste prevention,” said a Seattle City Council member of this guide.

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Multi-Family Property Manager Recycling Practices Survey

Full Circle Environmental was gratified, as always, to partner with the highly-regarded Elway Research on the first statewide survey to explore recycling at multi-family properties.

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Packaging Policy & Stakeholder Engagement

Public and private stakeholders, including businesses throughout the life-cycle chain, agree that packaging presents some of the greatest challenges and opportunities for increased recycling and

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Carpet Processing, Recovery & Economic Development

Early in this century, Full Circle’s David Stitzhal represented the Northwest Product Stewardship Council at a groundbreaking series of national stakeholder meetings. The assembled group

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Pharmaceuticals: Take Back Your Meds

Take Back Your Meds is a group of over 270 organizations in Washington State demanding a statewide program for the safe return and disposal of

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