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Free educational materials
Free educational materials are available, in multiple languages for many items. You can order posters, flyers, labels, and videos. Please note that the posters and labels are only for common collection areas and containers, not for individual units. Order now >
Free assistance and training
Free assistance or on-site food waste collection training for residents is available on a limited basis by request, with language interpreters as needed. Call (206) 684-8717.
Watch the videos
Watch these videos to see where Seattle's recyclables, food and yard waste, and garbage go.
Print the Food & Yard Waste educational flyer (PDF, 8 ½” x 11”), for illustrated guidelines on food and yard waste for apartment and condo residents. Available in these languages:
Ordinance letter for your residents
You can use this sample letter to tenants (pdf) to notify your residents about Seattle’s laws regarding recycling and food waste.