Seattle Recycling Options

Start locally to make a difference. Share, resell, donate, re-purpose, and recycle to help others and the planet.

Recycling Updates

Starting October 1, 2021 there’s a new single-use plastic bag ban.

Image: Washington State Bag Requirements For Retailers, Grocers, Restaurants, and other Businesses. No Single-use Plastic Carry-out Bags. $0.08 charge Large Paper Carryout Bags Made with 40% recycled content. Charges must be retained by the business. $0.08 charge Thick Reusable Plastic Carryout Bags made with 20% recycled content and a minimum of 2.25 mil thick film. Charges must be retained by the business.

Recycling Locations

Drop off locations for recycling difficult to recycle items.

Amazon Bartell Drug Stores Best Buy Costco CVS Home Depot IKEA King County Hazardous Waste Disposal Locations Lowe’s Lions Clubs Nike QFC Recycling Depot Seattle Lighting Stores Target Threadcycle Styro Recycle Total Wine & More West Seattle Recycling Whole Foods Markets


Items that can be recycled at drop off locations.

BatteriesCar SeatsCell PhonesCFL Light BulbsClothes CorksEyeglassesHearing AidsMedicinePlastic Bags & Plastic WrapPlastic Plant PotsPrinter Ink & Toner CartridgesShoesStyrofoam


BooksClothesSports Equipment

Trade-in & Buy Back Programs

AmazonAppleBest BuyNorth FacePatagoniaREI

Washington State Recycling Programs

Washington State has several recycling programs required by law. Some are paid by manufacturers while others are paid at time of purchase. They all provide free drop-off locations for recycling items.

E-Cycle Washington (electronics recycling) • LightCycle (mercury containing lights recycling) • PaintCare (paint recycling)

Recycling Events

Find recycling events for difficult to recycle items, hazardous waste, and paper shredding events.

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October 2021

Wastemobile in Auburn

The Wastemobile is located in Auburn each Saturday and Sunday ...
30 - 31 Oct
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Outlet Collection by Nordstrom Rack
1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA 98001
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