Seattle Public Utilities Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO

Cart Size Calculator

Use our calculator to estimate the monthly cost of your garbage and yard waste pick-up.


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The fine print

  • You can change your cart size for either or both services (garbage, yard waste) for free once per calendar year. Additional changes are $27.95.
  • Recycling is free. More recycling? Add another cart, or put extra recycling in a paper (not plastic) bag or a cardboard box next to your curbside cart – all for free at any time.
  • Put out extra garbage bags for $11.35 each, bulky items $30 each (call to schedule), or yard waste bundles $5.80 each.