BRIEFLY | Normal solid-waste collections for MLK holiday

Recycle your unwanted electronics

Seattle garbage, food- and yard-waste and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, this Monday, Jan. 17. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 a.m. to ensure collection.

The City of Seattle’s North Recycling and Disposal Station in the Fremont/Wallingford area and the South Recycling and Disposal Station in the South Park area will open on Monday, Jan. 17, during their regular business hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Customers can report a missed garbage, yard-waste or recycling collection after 5 p.m. on the day it was missed by calling (206) 684-3000 or by visiting the on-line Missed Collection form available on SPU’s website:
Have the holidays left you with old electronics? Per capita, Washington state residents recycled 5.8 pounds of electronics during the last two years! Contact or (800) RECYCLE for free computer and TV drop-off locations. Last year, E-Cycle Washington collected 39.5 million pounds of TVs, computers and monitors.
Seattle Public Utilities will also pick up and recycle TVs, computers and other electronic items from your curb for a $20 fee. Call (206) 684-3000 to request an electronics collection. Apartment residents should contact their building manager to arrange for electronics collection.
Also, visit for cell-phone and fluorescent-bulb drop-off locations. Some locations charge a fee.[[In-content Ad]]