Seattle Public Utilities Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO

Commercial Compost Rates

Rates depend on the type and size of container, pick-up frequency, and whether the material is compacted. The rates shown below are valid through March 31, 2016.

Commercial Compost Container Monthly Rates

Service Type Each Container, weekly pickup 
  2016 effective April 1, 2017
32 Gal. $31.51 $33.71
60 Gal. $61.39 $65.81
90 Gal. $71.99 $77.14
1 Yd $130.00 $139.42
1.5 Yd $170.85 $183.22
2 Yd $211.70 $227.01
3 Yd $293.41 $314.61
4 Yd $375.12 $402.21
6 Yd $538.53 $577.40
8 Yd $701.95 $752.59

Compacted Material

Service Type Each Container, weekly pickup 
  2016 effective April 1, 2017
1 Yd $214.21 $229.66
2 Yd $380.12 $407.50
3 Yd $546.04 $585.35
4 Yd $711.96 $763.19
6 Yd $1,043.79 $1,118.87

Other Charges

Extra compost collection and overloaded containers are $7.20 per 32-gal unit. Effective April 1, 2017 extra compost collection and overloaded containers are $7.70 per 32-gal unit.

Each individual special pickup will be charged at 30% of the weekly pickup rates above.

Related links

Commercial Recycling
Commercial Garbage