Skip to main content



LinkUp creates demand for recycled and reused materials, strives to develop the conditions for a thriving regional secondary material market, encourages investments in regional sorting and processing infrastructure, takes action to reduce the climate crisis and builds a King County where all people have equitable opportunities to prosper.

Current focus materials

Why these materials?

When prioritizing focus materials and projects, LinkUp considers these four questions:

  • Is there a current or future market development opportunity?
  • How does it help King County achieve zero waste of resources by 2030?
  • Is there an ability to impact with available resources?
  • How does it contribution to reduced carbon emissions?

Other materials:

Previous focus areas:

  • Asphalt shingles
  • Carpet
  • Container glass
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Gypsum wallboard

 Stay in touch

Have questions about the LinkUp program? Contact Andy Smith contact info for Andy Smith – Program Manager

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

Contact Us

 Call: 206-477-4466

TTY Relay: 711