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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

May 1, 2017

New hours go into effect at the Enumclaw Recycling and Transfer Station. 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

April 29, 2017

Auburn Recycling Collection Event

April 29, 2017

Normandy Park & Burien Recycling Collection Event

May 6, 2017

Maple Valley/Black Diamond Recycling Collection Event and Bin Sale

more events…


SWD News & Topics (visit the archive)

April 21, 2017

KOMO4 News: Earth Day (YouTube)
To celebrate eco-innovations for Earth Day, KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out demonstrations from award-winning student innovators UW Team Airy (Charanya, Rahil, Jerry and Khang) and UW Team Hyperloop (Malachi and David), and a plastic-bag sculpture from artist Calder Kamin.

April 18, 2017

Enumclaw Recycling and Transfer Station opens daily beginning May 1
To improve customer service and access to recycling and waste disposal services, King County will extend the days of service at the Enumclaw Recycling and Transfer Station beginning May 1.

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.

Programs for Educators (PDF)

Programs for Educators (PDF)

This annual guide for King County educators highlights the latest programs, materials, and funding sources available from the county through its various agencies (PDF).

Updated: Apr. 26, 2017

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