Time to Recycle Renton

Waste Reduction and Recycling
Fall Recycling Day is Saturday, September 13, 2008 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. North Parking Lot of Renton Technical College(NE 6th Place & Monroe Avenue NE)
Recycle Ease!
Help us reach our goals this year by bringing your recyclable items to this event. Look below for a list of materials that will be accepted. If you have questions, call us at 425.430.7396.

Please Note:

  1. Limit one trip per household.
  2. No vehicle may join the line after 3:00 p.m.
  3. Vehicles will only be allowed to enter line from South-bound on Monroe Ave.
  4. No business waste accepted.
  5. We reserve the right to refuse oversized loads or unacceptable materials.
  6. Acceptable Recyclable Materials Please load your vehicle in the order listed below (we will be unloading materials in the opposite order, i.e. plastics first):
  7. Bulky yardwaste and clean wood: bulky (min. 2" in diameter) branches, stumps, shrubs, unpainted, untreated wood and plywood.
    Broken concrete (rebar excluded), brick, porcelain (all parts removed).
  8. Scrap metal and appliances: auto parts, lawn chairs, water heaters, lawn mowers, large appliances and other metal, iron and steel. Empty oil and other fluids from auto parts and lawn mowers. No television sets. (Remove all non-metal parts from bikes, mowers, etc.).
  9. Refrigerators, freezers and home air conditioners $25 cash charge per unit. No commercial refrigeration equipment.
  10. Car, pickup truck, and motorcycle tires: Bias ply, steel belted, and studded tires. Take tires off rims. Residential waste only. Limit 10 tires per load. (Call 425.430.7396 for approval of larger loads).
  11. Used oil filters: All automobile filters accepted. Residential waste only.
  12. Uncontaminated motor oil: Store in sealed, lidded, reusable container. (Do not mix with any other substances.) Residential waste only.
  13. Uncontaminated antifreeze: Store in sealed, lidded, reusable container. (Do not mix with any other substances.) Residential waste only.
  14. Lead-acid batteries: car, truck, marine and motorcycle batteries accepted. No household batteries. Residential waste only.
    Ni-Cad (nickel cadmium) rechargeable batteries: These are found in cell phones and power tools. No alkaline batteries please.
    Cell phones.
  15. Unusable textiles: stained, torn or otherwise unusable clothing, sheets, towels and other fabric items accepted. No wet material or furniture cushions. Separate from reusable items.
  16. Reusable household goods: clothing, small furniture, small appliances and household items that are in good condition and reusable "as is." No console TVs, sofas or baby furniture. No broken furniture or appliances. No hide-a-beds or water beds.
  17. Plastics: we accept only the following clean plastics. Please check plastics for recycling codes. #2 and #4, plastic bags (remove receipts and food debris). Limited quantities please. Please separate.
  18. Styrofoam peanuts (foam peanuts and popcorn only), bubble wrap, no hard packaging or molded containers. Separate from other plastics.

Do Not Bring:

  • Garbage
  • Pesticides
  • Cleaning products
  • Styrofoam packaging
  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings and small branches
  • Sod
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Drywall
  • Windows
  • Carpet
  • Paint
  • Solvents and thinners
  • #1 and #2 plastic bottles
  • #6 food containers
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Glass plates
  • Mirrors
  • Bottles
  • Commercial refrigeration equipment

If you cannot use up these household products, call the Hazards Line at 206.296.4692 to find out where to dispose of them properly.

Services For This Event Provided By:All Battery Sales and Services, City of Renton Public Works, City of Renton Fire Department, Emerald Services Inc., ITR, Inc., L&S Tire Company, Mailbox Express, Northwest Center for the Retarded, RBRC, Rainier Wood Recyclers, Renton Concrete Recyclers, Renton Highlands East Safeway, Total Reclaim, Inc., Waste Management Rainier, Inc.
This event is funded by the King County WR/R Program and the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County.
For more information, call the Information Line at 425.430.7398 or the Solid Waste Utility at 425.430.7396.
Email the Solid Waste Coordinator

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