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Commercial Compost Rates

Rates depend on the type and size of container, pick-up frequency, and whether the material is compacted. Please contact the organics service providers to learn more about the service sizes and frequencies that are offered.

Cedar Grove website or call (877) 994-4466
Recology website or call (206) 250-7500
Waste Management website or call (855) 894-9447

A special food waste rate is available for small business customers:

Small Commercial Compost Container Monthly Rates

Service Type Two Containers, weekly pickup 
  effective
April 1, 2021
effective
April 1, 2022
96 Gal. $86.71 $89.23

 

Commercial Compost Container Monthly Rates

Non-Compacted Material

Service Type Each Container, weekly pickup 
  effective
April 1, 2021
effective
April 1, 2022
32 Gal. $37.69 $38.72
60 Gal. $73.76 $75.97
90 Gal. $86.71 $89.22
1 Yd $156.49 $160.91
1.5 Yd $205.67 $211.48
2 Yd $254.84 $262.05
3 Yd $353.18 $363.19
4 Yd $451.52 $464.33
6 Yd $648.21 $666.61
8 Yd $844.90 $868.89

Compacted Material

Service Type Each Container, weekly pickup 
  effective
April 1, 2021
effective
April 1, 2022
1 Yd $257.78 $265.14
2 Yd $457.41 $470.52
3 Yd $657.04 $675.89
4 Yd $856.67 $881.26
6 Yd $1,255.93 $1,292.00

 

Additional Rates

Container Deliveries / Pick-Ups / Swap Outs

  effective
April 1, 2021
effective
April 1, 2022
Can/Toter $31.45 $32.35
Dumpster $37.75 $38.85
Drop Box 2-8 CY $50.20 $51.65
Drop Box 10-40 CY $78.65 $80.95

Pickup Ancillary Services

effective
April 1, 2021
effective
April 1, 2022
Can/Cart Roll Out or Reposition (>100ft or up/down stairs) (Per container, per pick up) $3.20 $3.30
Detach Roll Out or Reposition (Per container, per pick up) $9.30 $9.55
Entering Secured Buildings $6.30 $6.50

Container, Drop Box, Compactor, and Other Special Services

  effective
April 1, 2021
effective
April 1, 2022
Detachable Container Washing and Steam Cleaning, per container $47.20 $48.55
Drop Box Washing and Steam Cleaning, per Drop Box $62.85 $64.65
Can/Cart Pressure Washing $12.55 $12.90
Compactor Disconnect/Reconnect Cycle $53.40 $54.95
Dry Run $110.00 $113.20
Hourly Paid Special, Truck and Driver $282.90 $291.10
Hourly Paid Special, Swamper $94.15 $96.90

Drop-Box Rates: Compacted and Non-Compacted Material

  effective
April 1, 2021
effective
April 1, 2022
Permanent Account Pickup
Up to 8 Cubic Yards $126.80 $130.50
Over 8 Cubic Yards $170.25 $175.20
Special/Temporary Pickup
Up to 8 Cubic Yards $139.55 $143.60
Over 8 Cubic Yards $187.25 $192.70
     
Disposal Fee $106.90 $110.00

 

Other Charges

Each individual special pickup will be charged at 30% of the weekly pickup rates above.

 

Related links

Commercial Recycling
Commercial Garbage

 

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Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
Phone: (206) 684-3000
SPUCustomerService@seattle.gov

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