Seattle Public Utilities

How to recycle

Contaminated Dirt or Soil

In garbage

Dirt contaminated with non-hazardous materials like plastic, wood, or metal can go in the garbage if it doesn’t exceed the weight limits printed on your bin.

Transfer station

Bring dirt contaminated with non-hazardous materials like plastic, wood, or metal to city transfer stations. {{proj[0].rate_text}}

Hazardous

For dirt that contains hazardous materials, call the household hazards line at (206) 296-4692. Hours are 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Decrease waste: Choose reusable items or donate to thrift stores.