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Credit and debit card processing delays at solid waste facilities

If you use a credit or debit card to pay, please be aware the transaction will take longer than usual to complete. Learn more


Solid Waste Facility News

March 3 – April 17, 2017

The King County Solid Waste Division is seeking public comment on proposed updates to its Waste Acceptance Rule. Learn more

Feb. 17, 2017

Algona Transfer Station Replacement – King County picks site for new South County recycling and solid waste transfer station. Learn more


Factoria Transfer Station Replacement Project – Construction is expected to last until December 2017; No service interruptions expected

Upcoming Events

March 31 - April 2, 2017

Redmond Wastemobile

April 8, 2017

Algona Recycling Collection Event

April 9, 2017

Sammamish Recycling Collection Event

April 20, 2017

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill Community Meeting

more events…


SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

March 13, 2017

Damaged clothes and linens aren’t garbage anymore
Now in its third year, the Threadcycle campaign encourages people to take their torn, ripped, or stained clothing to any of the dozens of convenient locations throughout King County.

March 9, 2017

Big increase in recycling at King County transfer stations, drop boxes in 2016
The King County Solid Waste Division saw a 41 percent increase in recycling volumes at its transfer facilities and drop boxes in 2016 over 2015.

Feb. 1, 2017

KOMO4 News: Eating Healthy, Green and Local (YouTube)
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson sample and show tasty locally-produced foods from 21 Acres, Bellflower Chocolate, Ziva Mediterranean Foods and Farmbox Greens.

Climate change in your trash

Climate change in your trash

Do you know how much climate change is in your trash? Find out now…

Updated: Mar. 21, 2017

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