Seattle Public Utilities Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO

Too Much Recycling

If the recycling container is full:

  • Put your extra recycling in a paper (not plastic) bag or a cardboard box (maximum 3 ft. X 3 ft.) and set it next to the recycling cart for collection. Use a rigid plastic container for extra glass.
  • Do not set extra recycling on top of, or leaning against, the container. Keep the area clear for other residents and your collector.