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Recycling

Recycling separates paper, cardboard, glass, metal, and other materials, from the garbage for reuse or reprocessing into new products. Recyclable materials, food scraps and yard waste are collected curbside in almost all areas of King County. Over half of materials thrown away, could have been recycled. King County has an ambitious goal to achieve Zero Waste of Resources (ZWR) by 2030. This means that materials with value will not be thrown away.

Recycling can reduce the size of your garbage can and the size of your garbage bill. Curbside collection of recyclables is available to more than 90 percent of customers in the county's service. Use the drop-down menu below to find the service provider or recycling coordinator for your area.

Garbage & Recycling

To learn more about what goes in your recycle bin and what stays out see Your Recycling Yard Waste Food Scraps Garbage Guide (PDF, 1.6 MB).

Recycling bins for residential customers are available at Bow Lake, Cedar Falls, Enumclaw, Houghton, Renton, Skykomish, Shoreline and Vashon transfer stations and drop boxes.

Other locations for recycling these and additional materials can be found at the What do I do with…? website.

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Recicla más. ¡Es facilísimo!

Recicla más. ¡Es facilísimo!

Visit Recicla más. ¡Es facilísimo! for recycling information in Spanish.

Updated: Jun. 29, 2016


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