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Solid waste disposal fee increase effective Jan. 1, 2022

New solid waste disposal rate supports essential services for King County customers, invests in climate neutrality. Learn more

Customers must verify eligibility to use King County recycling and garbage facilities

Beginning June 16, 2021, the King County Solid Waste Division will require customers who come to a King County recycling and garbage facility to show proof they live or do business within King County's 37-city and unincorporated service area, which excludes the cities of Seattle and Milton. Learn more Download PDF 1.75 MB

Self-haul customer safety during COVID-19

King County's Solid Waste Division is following the Seattle & King County Public Health Local Health Officer Indoor Masking DirectiveDownload PDF requiring customers to wear masks when visiting a solid waste facility. Learn more

Payment by card is preferred during coin shortage

Due to a regional coin shortage, we prefer payments be made by card or with exact change.

The King County Regional Donations Connector external link is now available to link up individuals, businesses, non-profits, and others who have resources with those who need them during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Donations Connector will help make sure services, supplies, and funding reach health care providers, first responders, and social service entities working on the front lines.
– from the King County Emergency News blog

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King County Solid Waste Division mission: Waste Prevention, Resource Recovery, Waste Disposal