Seattle Public Utilities Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO

Garbage Rates - Commercial

Commercial rates for regular collections depend on the type and size of container, pick-up frequency, and whether the material is compacted.

Businesses can reduce their disposal costs by recycling, composting food scraps, and salvaging building materials during construction and remodeling.

Commercial Garbage Container Monthly Rates

The account fee is $27.00 per account. Effective April 1, 2018 the account fee is $27.50 per account .

Non-Compacted Material

Service TypeEach container, weekly pickupSpecial pickups, per container
 2017effective April 1, 20182017effective April 1, 2018
32 Gal.$49.58 $50.44$14.89 $15.15
64 Gal.$96.78 $98.51$29.06 $29.58
96 Gal.$113.45 $115.61$34.06 $34.71
3/4 Yd$172.82 $176.12$51.89 $52.88
1 Yd$205.03 $208.92$61.56 $62.73
1.5 Yd$269.43 $274.52$80.89 $82.42
2 Yd$333.84 $340.12$100.23 $102.12
3 Yd$462.66 $471.31$138.91 $141.51
4 Yd$591.48 $602.52$177.58 $180.90
5 Yd$720.30 $733.72$216.26 $220.29
6 Yd$849.11 $864.92$254.93 $259.68
8 Yd$1,106.75 $1,127.32$332.28 $332.46

Compacted Material

Service TypeEach container, weekly pickupSpecial pickups, per container
 2017effective April 1, 20182017effective April 1, 2018
1 Yd$337.74 $344.24$101.40 $103.35
1.5 Yd$468.51 $477.49$140.66 $143.36
2 Yd$599.27 $610.75$179.92 $183.37
2.5 Yd$730.04 $744.00$219.18 $223.37
3 Yd$860.80 $877.26$258.44 $263.38
4 Yd$1,122.34 $1,143.77$336.96 $343.40
5 Yd$1,383.87 $1,410.28$415.48 $423.41
6 Yd$1,645.40 $1,676.79$494.00 $503.43

Other Charges

Extra garbage collection and overload containers are $11.35 per bundle. Effective April 1, 2018 it is $11.55 a bundle.