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New mercury lighting recycling program

Beginning Jan. 2, 2015, mercury-containing light bulbs and tubes will be accepted for free recycling at the Bow Lake, Enumclaw, Shoreline and Vashon recycling and transfer stations, as well as at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility at the Factoria Transfer Station. Learn more about the different types of bulbs and tubes (PDF, 1 MB) accepted through the LightRecycle Washington product stewardship program.


Notice of Determination of Nonsignificance

King County Solid Waste Division has issued a determination of nonsignificance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the following project: King County Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Ordinance. After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, King County Solid Waste Division has determined this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.

The DNS is available on-line (PDF, 100 K). Copies of the DNS are also available from King County Solid Waste Division at 201 S. Jackson St, Suite 701, Seattle, WA 98104, 206-477-4466, 1-800-325-6165 ext. 74466. The public is invited to comment on this DNS by submitting written comments no later than May 26, 2015 to James Neely at 201 S. Jackson St, Suite 701, Seattle, WA 98104.


King County operates multiple facilities for the disposal or recycling of solid waste and household hazardous waste.

King County Transfer Stations

The Solid Waste Division (SWD) operates eight transfer stations and two drop boxes in King County. These facilities accept municipal solid waste from residents and businesses. Limited recycling services are available for residential customers.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities

SWD operates one mobile and one fixed household hazardous waste facility. Residents can bring their leftover pesticides, batteries, thinners and solvents and other household hazardous wastes for proper disposal.

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is closed to the general public. Waste collected at the transfer stations is transported to the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill for disposal.


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Updated: May. 23, 2014

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