King County recycling & transfer stations, drop box facilities
Garbage transfer and disposal
King County transfer stations are facilities where garbage hauling companies, businesses and King County residents can bring their waste. Drop Box facilities are smaller facilities where residents and businesses can bring a limited amount of waste. The waste is consolidated at these locations and then transported to the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill for disposal.
- Recycling services are available to King County residents at Bow Lake, Cedar Falls, Enumclaw, Factoria, Houghton, Renton, Skykomish, Shoreline and Vashon transfer stations and drop boxes. Recycling services vary by facility. Download a printable copy of our Guide to King County recycling and transfer facilitiesDownload PDF 500 K | Español Download PDF 500 K.
- The Factoria transfer station also offers a household hazardous waste service for residential customers and pre-approved small businesses.
See hours of operation for specific station information. All King County solid waste facilities are closed on: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Seattle residents and businesses
The City of Seattle and King County have separate solid waste facilities and services. If you are a resident or business within the City of Seattle, please call Seattle Public Utilities at 206-684-3000 or visit the Seattle Public Utilities website external link .