Recycling

What do I do with...?

Every day, King County residents and businesses run across unwanted items that make them wonder: "What do I do with this?" This site was designed to answer that question!

Reduce and Reuse, then Recycle!

Waste, on the order of about 4.4 pounds a day per person, is the most tangible environmental impact we have in our daily lives.

Mattress Recycling

Each mattress has an average life span of 11 years, but when thrown away takes up to 40 cubic feet of landfill space.  In King County 90,000 mattresses weighing more than 3,000 tons were disposed in 2011.

Clothing and Goods

Goodwill operates a full retail location (14515 NE 20th) and a smaller donation site (10447 NE 10th St).  Visit the Goodwill Bellevue site for more details.

Fats, Oils, Greases (FOGS)

Fats, oils and grease can clog wastewater collection and treatment systems, causing sewage spills, manhole overflows and/or sewage backups in homes and businesses.

Keep Plastic Out Of Puget Sound

Plastic pollution is a serious hazard to Puget Sound wildlife. Whales, seabirds, and other animals can mistake plastic in the water for food and ingest it.

Northwest Product Stewardship Council

 
Product Stewardship is an environmental management strategy that means whoever designs, produces, sells, or uses a product takes responsibility for minimizing the product's environmental impact throughout all stages of the products' life cycle. 

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