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Where to Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

You can dispose of hazardous household materials and products - such as fluorescent light bulbs and tubes, oil-based paint and cleaning products - at the region’s Household Hazardous Waste Facilities. There is no fee. For more information, call the Household Hazards Line at (206) 296-4692, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.

See locations and operating hours for:
North Household Hazardous Waste Facility

South Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Factoria Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Service

Wastemobile

Other Disposal Options

 

North Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Located at 12550 Stone Avenue North (directions below). Note that Household Hazardous Waste is not accepted at the North Recycling and Disposal station (located in the Fremont/Wallingford area at 1350 North 34th Street).

Open Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. No appointment is required. Closed on July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Operated by SPU. Commercial or business waste is not accepted, except for a pilot program for small businesses.

  • Southbound Directions
    Heading south on Aurora Avenue North, turn left on North 125th Street. Turn left on Stone Avenue North. Travel approximately half a block and the facility is on your right.

    Heading south on I-5 take the 145th Street exit and head westbound. Turn left (south) on Aurora Avenue North. Turn left on North 125th Street. Turn left on Stone Avenue North. Travel approximately half a block and the facility is on your right.
  • Northbound Directions
    Heading north on Aurora Avenue North, turn right on North 125th Street. Turn left on Stone Avenue North. The facility is approximately half a block on your right.

    Heading north on I-5 take the 130th Street exit and head west. Turn left on Aurora Avenue North. Turn left on North 125th Street. Turn left on Stone Avenue North. Travel approximately half a block and the facility is on your right.
     

South Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Located at the South Recycling and Disposal Station (8105 Fifth Avenue South).

Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. No appointment necessary. Closed on July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Operated by SPU. Commercial or business waste is not accepted, except for a pilot program for small businesses.

View directions to South Recycling and Disposal Station.
 

Factoria Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Service

Located at 13800 SE 32nd St., Bellevue.
All King County residents can use this facility. See operating hours and accepted items and quantities.
 

Wastemobile

All King County residents can use the Wastemobile, which schedules events at different locations outside of Seattle in King County and suburban cities.
See scheduled locations and accepted items and quantities.
 

Other Disposal Options

  • Ask the business where you bought the product whether they have a safe disposal program.
  • Check the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program.
  • Call the Household Hazards Line at (206) 296-4692 for information about disposal options and safer alternatives to hazardous products.
     

Links to other sites

Resource Venture - free recycling assistance to Seattle businesses
Used motor oil recycling sites

Local Hazardous Waste Program site - for more information on what is hazardous
Green Cleaning