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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor

SUBJECT: Normal Solid Waste Collections for Presidents Day Holiday

2/12/2013  8:00:00 AM
SPU Customer Service  (206) 684-3000

Normal Solid Waste Collections for Presidents Day Holiday
Save Time and Trip with Bulky Item Collection

SEATTLE — Seattle food and yard waste, garbage and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 18. 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 be open on Monday, Feb. 18, during their regular business hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Customers can report a missed garbage, recycling or food and yard waste collection by calling (206) 684-3000 during regular business hours on Tuesday, February 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by visiting the Online Missed Collection form at:

Shopping for a Presidents’ Day Sale? If you’re replacing a large item such as a couch, bed or dishwasher and it’s in no condition for selling, exchanging or donating to charity, give SPU a call at (206) 684-3000 and request a bulky item collection. SPU will pick up the item from your curb for a $30 fee ($38 for items containing gases) and save you the hassle of driving to the transfer station. The Recycling and Disposal stations accept bulky items for the same $30 fee.
If you want to recycle a refrigerator or a freezer, Seattle City Light will pay you $30 and pick it up for free. Call 1-877-577-0510 or visit to schedule a pick up.

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In addition to providing a reliable water supply to more than 1.3 million customers in the Seattle metropolitan area,  SPU provides essential sewer, drainage, solid waste and engineering services that safeguard public health, maintain the City’s infrastructure and protect, conserve and enhance the region's environmental resources.


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