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Commercial / Business Customers

Last year nearly 200,000 tons of recyclable and compostable material from Seattle went into the landfill. Businesses can reduce their need for garbage collection by recycling, composting food scraps, and salvaging building materials during construction. Why waste a good thing?

Garbage Collection

To set up service or resolve issues, commercial businesses deal directly with the commercial garbage provider for your area. (Apartment and condominium buildings, however, should work with SPU to set up service.)

For service in Central and Northeast Seattle

(206) 250-7500
CleanScapes, Inc.
5939 4th Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98108
website: www.cleanscapes.com
email: information@cleanscapes.com

For service in South and Northwest Seattle

1(800) 592-9995
Waste Management of Seattle
8111 First Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98108
website: www.wmnorthwest.com/seattle
email: info@wmnorthwest.com

Map of Seattle Commercial Garbage Providers and Service Areas

Clear Alleys Program

If your building is in Belltown, Downtown, or Pioneer Square, containers may not be stored in the public right-of-way. Learn about the City’s Clear Alleys Program.

Commercial recycling services

City ordinance bans recyclable materials and yard debris from garbage. See Commercial Recycling to learn about options for your business.

Commercial compost services

Yard waste is also not allowed in commercial garbage. Commercial Compost Collection costs less than regular garbage pickup. It diverts yard debris and food scraps from the landfill by turning them into compost for local parks and gardens.

Related links

Ordinance banning recyclables and yard waste from garbage
Recycling & Disposal Stations

Links to other sites

Cleanscapes, Inc.
Waste Management, Inc. Information for Seattle customers.
Resource Venture Recycling, water conservation and water quality resources for businesses.
Local Hazardous Waste Management Program Help with business waste and recycling, or call (206) 263-8899.