Seattle Public Utilities

How to recycle

Plastic Food Tubs

In recycling - rinse first

  • Plastic food containers for yogurt, margarine, dips, salsa, etc.
  • Plastic lids 3-inches across or larger

In garbage

  • Containers with food inside
  • Lids less than 3-inches across

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