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Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Climate action[edit]

Wikipedia: Seattle's Climate Action Plan and the Kyoto Protocol (information as at 2011)

Cycling activism[edit]

The Bike Shack, volunteer-run, donation-funded community bike shop

Food activism[edit]

Alleycat Acres - Beacon Food Forest Permaculture Project - Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets

Open spaces[edit]

Parks information from seattle.gov - Wikipedia: Golden Gardens Park

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Seattle.gov's Stop Phone Books page

Social inclusion[edit]

Wikipedia: Homelessness in Seattle

Towards sustainable economies[edit]

Salish Sea Trading Cooperative

Trees, woodland and forest[edit]

Green Seattle Partnership - Washington Park Arboretum

News and comment[edit]


How Seattle Is Dismantling a NIMBY Power Structure, Apr 3 [1]


Can Retail Space be an Extension of the Public Realm? A Look at Seattle’s Third Place Books, January 5 [2]


These urban farmers want to feed the whole neighborhood — for free, March 13 [3]


It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest, [4] February 21


Seattle City Council unanimously votes to ban plastic carry out bags, [5] December 19

Seattle first in U.S. to mandate choice on yellow pages delivery, [6] May 5


Seattle City website declares – 2010 The Year of Urban Agriculture, [7] February 2


Community resources[edit]

NE Seattle Tool Library - West Seattle Tool Library - Third Place Commons


Cycling: Bicycle Maps

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Seattle

External links[edit]


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