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HOUSEHOLD DISPOSAL LOCATIONS

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Household Disposal Locations

Household hazardous wastes are accepted at four fixed collection sites in Seattle and King County. In addition to these four sites, the traveling Wastemobile provides household hazardous waste collection services within many communities in King County. If you live in King County you can use any of these facilities. Disposal service is paid for in your utility bills, use it!

These collection services accept waste from businesses if they qualify. See Business Hazardous Waste for more information.

Household hazardous waste collection facilities:

North Seattle Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

North Seattle Map Hours: Sunday–Tuesday., 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed on July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. No appointment needed. There is no fee for hazardous waste disposal. It is paid for in your utility bills.
Address: 12550 Stone Ave. N. (one block east of Aurora Ave. N.)

Directions

From Aurora Ave N.:
Heading north on Aurora Ave. N., turn right on N. 125th St. and turn left at Stone Ave. N. The facility is half a block up Stone Ave N., on the right.

Heading south on Aurora Ave. N., turn left on N.125th St. and turn left at Stone Ave. N. The facility is half a block up Stone Ave N., on the right.

From I-5:
Heading north on I-5, take the N.130th St. exit and go west on N. 130th. Turn left on Aurora Ave. N. and go five blocks. Turn left on N. 125th St. and turn left on Stone Ave. N. The facility is half a block up Stone Ave. N., on the right.

Heading south on I-5, take the N.145th St. exit and go west on N. 145th St. Turn left (south) on Aurora Ave. N. and go 15 blocks. Turn left on N. 125th St. and turn left on Stone Ave. N. The facility is half a block up Stone Ave. N., on the right.

Limits on quantities of waste and other restrictions

The following limits apply at all the household hazardous waste facilities and the Wastemobile:

  • No latex paint (Watch a VIDEO on 'How to dispose of latex paint'.)
  • gasoline - 30 gallons (25 gallon limit for businesses)
  • total waste - 50 gallons per customer per day (25 gallon limit for businesses)
  • fluorescent tubes or bulbs (not accepted from businesses) – limit 10
  • container size - no larger than five gallons
  • automotive batteries - limit 5
  • marine flares - limit 10 (once our flare container is full, no more flares may be accepted until the container is emptied)

There is a special Home Collection assistance program for those King County residents unable to transport their household hazardous waste to one of the collection sites.

For larger quantities or unusual wastes (except Factoria), call the Household Hazards Line, Monday to Friday, except holidays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (206) 296-4692 or toll free at 1-888-869-4233. For the Factoria HHW Drop-Off Service, there are no exceptions to these daily limits.

For more information, see:

South Seattle Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

South Seattle HHW Facility South Seattle Househole Hazardous Waste Facility Hours: Thursday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on the July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day
No appointment needed. There is no fee for hazardous waste disposal. It is paid for in your utility bills.
Address: South Transfer Station - 8105 Fifth Ave. S. (south of the First Ave. S. Bridge)

Directions

From I-5 and West Marginal Way
Take the Corson/Michigan Street Exit from Interstate 5.
Turn right (west) on Michigan Street.
Follow signs to First Avenue South; drive south over the First Avenue South Bridge.
Take the first exit to the right(South Park/99) after the bridge.
Stay right and follow the street as it curves under the bridge.
Continue to stay right and go straight through intersection at S. Holden St.
Take the next exit to the right (South Park/South Kenyon Street and Transfer Station signs).
At the stop sign, turn left.
Immediately turn right into the entrance.

Route 509 northbound
Take the Cloverdale exit from northbound State Route 509, turn right on South Cloverdale Street.
Turn left on Fifth Avenue South (the first set of traffic lights)
Follow the signs to the household hazardous waste facility. Turn left off of Fifth Avenue South into the facility.

Limits on quantities of waste and other restrictions

The following limits apply at all the household hazardous waste facilities:

  • No latex paint (Watch a VIDEO on 'How to dispose of latex paint')
  • gasoline – 30 gallons
  • total waste – 50 gallons per customer per day
  • container size – no larger than five gallons
  • fluorescent tubes or bulbs (not accepted from businesses) – limit 10
  • automotive batteries – limit 5
  • marine flares – limit 10 (once our flare container is full, no more flares may be accepted until the container is emptied)

There is a special Home Collection assistance program for those King County residents unable to transport their household hazardous waste to one of the collection sites.

For larger quantities or unusual wastes (except Factoria), call the Household Hazards Line, Monday to Friday, except holidays, 9a.m. – 4:30p.m. at (206) 296-4692 or toll free at 1-888-869-4233. For the Factoria HHW Drop-Off Service, there are no exceptions to these daily limits.

For more information, see:

What to bring, What not to bring (north and south facilities are the same)
Transporting Waste
Proper Disposal of Hazardous Products


Factoria Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Site

Factoria HHW Collection Facility Factoria HHW Collection Facility Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
No appointment needed. There is no fee for hazardous waste disposal. It is paid for in your utility bills.
Address: 13800 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue

Directions

From I-405 heading north
Take Exit #10 (Coal Creek Parkway, Factoria). Head East on Coal Creek Parkway, get in left lane. Turn Left on Factoria Blvd SE. Turn Right on SE 32nd St, SE 32nd St. dead ends into the station.

From I-405 heading south
Take the SE 8th exit. Turn left (east) under I-405. Turn right on Lake Hills Connector. Turn right onto Richards Road (the first right). Turn left onto SE 32nd Street (dead ends into the transfer station).

From I-90 Westbound
Take Exit #11 (150th Ave. SE / 156th Ave SE, 161st Ave SE). Follow signs to 156th Ave. SE. Turn Left onto SE Eastgate Way, follow SE Eastgate Way to Richards Rd. Turn Right on Richards Rd, Turn Right on SE 32nd St, SE 32nd St. dead ends into the station.

From I-90 Eastbound
Take Exit #10-B (Richards Road, Factoria), Turn Left on Richards Road, move to right lane. Turn right on SE 32nd St, SE 32nd St. dead ends into the station.

Limits on quantities of waste and other restrictions

The following limits apply at all the household hazardous waste facilities:

  • No latex paint. (Watch a VIDEO on 'How to dispose of latex paint')
  • gasoline - 30 gallons
  • total waste - 50 gallons per customer per day
  • container size – no larger than five gallons
  • fluorescent tubes or bulbs (not accepted from businesses) – limit 10
  • automotive batteries - limit 5
  • marine flares - limit 10 (once our flare container is full, no more flares may be accepted until the container is emptied)

There is a special Home Collection program for those King County residents unable to transport their household hazardous waste to one of the collection sites.

For larger quantities or unusual wastes (except Factoria), call the Household Hazards Line, Monday to Friday, except holidays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (206) 296-4692 or toll free at 1-888-869-4233. For the Factoria HHW Drop-Off Service, there are no exceptions to these daily limits.

The Factoria drop-off site is limited in the amount of hazardous waste that can be stored. If that limit is reached before the end of the day, the drop-off facility must shut down early.

For more information, see:

What to bring, What not to bring
Transporting Waste
Proper Disposal of Hazardous Products

For questions about disposing of unusual wastes or other questions, contact the Household Hazards Line at 206-296-4692 or haz.waste@kingcounty.gov.


Auburn Wastemobile at The Outlet Collection (formerly the SuperMall)

Auburn Wastemobile Auburn Wastemobile Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed: Nov 29-30 and Dec 27-28
Address: 1101 Outlet Collection Dr. SW (next to Sports Authority)

What is it?

Regular weekly Wastemobile service is available at The Outlet Collection (formerly the SuperMall) on Saturdays and Sundays of each month from 10a.m. – 5p.m. There is no fee for hazardous waste disposal. It is paid for in your utility bills.

The Wastemobile is located in the Northwest corner of the mall off of SuperMall Way (next to Sports Authority). This Wastemobile service is being offered to improve hazardous waste disposal service for South King County residents.

How to use it

Bring your household hazardous waste to the Auburn Wastemobile on Saturdays or Sundays from 10a.m. – 5p.m. See what you can bring, what NOT to bring and how to safely transport hazardous materials to make your drop-off safer for you and the program staff.

Limits on quantities of waste and other restrictions

The following limits apply at all the household hazardous waste facilities:

  • No latex paint. (Watch a VIDEO on 'How to dispose of latex paint')
  • gasoline – 30 gallons
  • total waste – 50 gallons per customer per day
  • container size – no larger than five gallons
  • fluorescent tubes or bulbs (not accepted from businesses) – limit 10
  • automotive batteries – limit 5
  • No marine flares accepted

There is a special Home Collection assistance program for those King County residents unable to transport their household hazardous waste to one of the collection sites.

For larger quantities or unusual wastes (except Factoria), call the Household Hazards Line, Monday to Friday, except holidays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (206) 296-4692 or toll free at 1-888-869-4233. For the Factoria HHW Drop-Off Service, there are no exceptions to these daily limits.

For more information, see:

What to bring, What not to bring
Transporting Waste
Proper Disposal of Hazardous Products

Questions?

Contact the Household Hazards Line at 206-296-4692, toll free at 1-888-869-4233 or haz.waste@kingcounty.gov for more information about disposal options and procedures.

Other helpful information

There is also information on what happens to the hazardous waste once it is collected at all the collection sites.

This service may also be used by qualified businesses and organizations that generate small volumes of hazardous waste. For information about eligibility, visit waste acceptance policies and other requirements.