Seattle Public Utilities

How to recycle

Plastic Bottles

In recycling – rinse first

  • Empty, clean plastic bottles
  • Plastic bottle caps if attached to the empty bottle

In food and yard waste

  • Bottles labeled “Compostable” or “#7 PLA”

In garbage

  • Pesticide bottles
  • Motor oil bottles
  • Other automotive fluid containers

Decrease waste: Choose reusable items or donate to thrift stores.