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Curbside recycling service

Find out what can and what can’t be recycled at the curb and how to check with your hauler for additional recycling service which may be available in your community.

What Do I Do With…?

If you have an item that is not collected through your curbside recycling service, visit the What Do I Do With…? website, an on-line directory of businesses and organizations that accept a wide variety of unwanted items for reuse, recycling or proper disposal. Ask the business/organization if they recycle the item, rather than dispose of it.

Transfer station recycling

Recycling services are available to King County residents at Bow Lake, Cedar Falls, Enumclaw, Houghton, Renton, Skykomish, Shoreline and Vashon transfer stations and drop boxes. Recycling services vary by facility Download PDF , 580 K.

Recycling collection events

Recycling collection events held throughout King County accept a variety of items not commonly collected through curbside recycling service. Find a schedule of recycling collection events and details on what the events will accept.

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