Take Back Prescription Drugs April 27

Saturday April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. North Precinct, at 10049 College Way N., is accepting drugs from 10 am – 2 pm.

Seattle Municipal Court Warrant Outreach Event

Seattle Municipal Court (SMC) encourages anyone with an outstanding SMC warrant, Unpaid Tickets and Suspended Licenses to attend this Warrant Outreach event. This event will be held in the community to make it as comfortable as possible for individuals to learn about their options and meet with a public defender without the […]

Final Plans for Find It, Fix It Community Walk 4/25/2017

The plan is all set for our Find It, Fix It Community Walk with the mayor, police chief and city council member. This walk provides a unique opportunity for us to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leaders. All the things we’ll spotlight were suggestions submitted by Pinehurst community members. The suggestions […]

Lake City Spring Clean

The Big Spring Clean for our neighbor, Lake City, is Saturday April 30th from 10 AM to noon. All are welcome. Provided are T shirts, snacks and all the supplies you need to do some GOOD CHEER neighborhood clean up. To get started, come to a table at: God’s Lil Acre on 33rd Ave […]

Styrofoam Recycling January 23rd

Here’s a great opportunity to recycle Styrofoam nearby. On January 23rd (2016) take it to the Northeast Seattle Tool Library at 2415 NE 80th St. Hours that day are 9 am to 3 pm. The tool library will take it all to recycling.

That’s also a good chance to see all the tools the library […]

Safe Disposal of Medicine

Smoking Ban in Seattle Parks

Smoking is no longer allowed in any Seattle Park. This includes Pinehurst Pocket Park, Pinehurst Playground and all the other parks, big and small in our neighborhood. Note that e-cigarettes and vape pens are still allowed. Smoking is allowed on sidewalks adjacent to the parks. Read more about it here. Below is the text of […]

Trash Talk – Toilets

Did you know that so-called “flushable” wipes and other trash are causing serious plumbing and sewer problems across the city?

Toilet paper is the only product, besides human waste, that breaks down when it’s flushed. Everything else can cause expensive clogs and backups, and wreaks havoc on the city’s sewer system.


Trash Talk – Clothing

Do you toss damaged clothes, shoes, and household linens into the trash because you think they can’t be donated? Now items that aren’t reusable now can be recycled into industrial wiping cloths, carpet padding, insulation and more.

In the past, only “gently used,” resalable items could be accepted by area thrift […]

CleanScapes $50,000 Award – Do You Have a Project Proposal?

In December we mentioned that Pinehurst is one of the neighborhoods that won the 2013 CleanScapes $50,000 waste reduction award. Last Thursday CleanScapes representatives met with us at our game night at the Shelter House to explain the process.

Through April 15, project proposals may be submitted by any Seattle resident. The proposals will be […]