Seattle Public Utilities Mami Hara, Acting Director

Apartment Residents

You can recycle many items in your recycling container and help keep garbage volumes lower.

To ensure pickup, put garbage in the dumpster by 7 a.m. on your collection day.

If you don’t know your collection day, call Customer Service at (206) 684-3000.

You can report a missed garbage or recycling collection after 5 p.m. on the day it was missed. It will be picked up within two working days. Call (206) 684-7665.

If you need to dispose of furniture or appliances, contact your building manager about scheduling a bulky item collection. See Extra Garbage & Bulky Items.

You can set out used motor oil or select electronics for free pickup. Check with your manager for details and guidelines.

Are you a new resident?

As of July 15, 2011 new water/sewer/garbage accounts are no longer opened in tenant names. Learn more >

Current accounts in tenant names will remain active until closing is requested.

Why waste a good thing?

Before throwing something in the trash, consider if you can recycle or reuse it. Even food scraps and yard waste can find a second life as compost. Items such as building materials, vehicle batteries, and tires can be recycled at the Recycling & Disposal Stations. See Special Items for details.

Related links

Where Does It Go? Flyer – translated in several languages
Reduce, Reuse, Exchange
Special or Hazardous Items
Recycling for Apartment Residents

Food & Yard Waste Collection for Apartment Residents

Can I recycle this item? Look It Up!