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Two service options are available for food and yard waste service at multifamily properties:
Carts with food and yard waste can be heavy and are best serviced on a level surface area. Use caution when pushing heavy food and yard waste carts to the street curb.
Please call (206) 684-7665 for all multifamily service requests or complaints (missed collection, compostable liner bags, change in service, etc.).
Food scraps, yard waste and food-soiled paper (including paper towels, paper napkins, pizza boxes) are NOT allowed in the garbage. Put all of these items in the Food & Yard Waste cart.
|Size of Building||Recommended Food & Yard Waste Cart Size for Start-up|
|5 - 50 units||One 96 gallon cart (180 lb. weight limit)|
|51 - 100 units||Two 96 gallon carts (180 lb. weight limit per cart)|
|100 or more units||With program maturity, an additional 96-gallon cart will be necessary for every 50 units|
Effective April 1, 2018.
|Cart Size||Frequency||On-site Service |
|Curb/Alley Service |
On-site customers can request additional pickups at additional cost. All carts used primarily for food waste include compostable liners which the service provider driver will insert every week at no additional cost. Carts used primarily for yard waste do not need a compostable liner bag.