Haz Waste Collections Reopening Notice from King County

Release Date: May 13, 2020

New Information from The King County Hazardous Waste Management Program

Residents

North and South Seattle drop-off sites are open with reduced hours, but only visit if necessary
Starting May 15, Seattle collection sites will be open and operating on the following schedule:

  • The South Seattle collection site, located at 8100 2nd Ave. S. in Seattle will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday only.
  • The North Seattle collection site, located at 12550 Stone Ave. N. in Seattle will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday and Monday only.

These hours of operation will remain in place until further notice. If you would like to receive service updates, please contact us at haz.waste@kingcounty.gov or 206-296-4692.

Factoria and Auburn drop-off locations are open, but only visit if necessary
The Factoria facility and the year-round Wastemobile in Auburn are open. However, we encourage you to postpone your trip unless necessary. If you are unable to delay your visit, we recommend you do the following:

  • Practice social/physical distancing by keeping at least 6 feet of space between yourself and others.
  • If you are sick or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, or if someone in your household is, we ask that you do not visit a drop-off site.
  • At the Factoria facility, bring proof of your residency in King County. Means of verifying residence include: government-issued ID, vehicle registration, utility bill, or rental agreement. Learn more about this policy on the King County Solid Waste Division website.

 

We encourage you to postpone non-essential visits

The Hazardous Waste Management Program urges customers to follow Governor Inslee's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order and to hold on to hazardous waste items that don't require immediate disposal. If you delay your visit, please follow this guide for tips on safely storing your hazardous waste (pdf) until you can properly dispose of it.

Businesses

North and South Seattle drop-off sites are open with reduced hours, but only visit if necessary
Starting May 15, Seattle collection sites will be open and operating on the following schedule:

  • The South Seattle collection site, located at 8100 2nd Ave. S. in Seattle will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday only.
  • The North Seattle collection site, located at 12550 Stone Ave. N. in Seattle will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday and Monday only.

These hours of operation will remain in place until further notice. If you would like to receive service updates, please contact us at business.waste@kingcounty.gov or 206-
263-8899
.

Factoria drop-off site and year-round Wastemobile in Auburn are open, but only visit if necessary
The Factoria facility and the year-round Wastemobile in Auburn are open for households and Small Quantity Generators (SQGs). However, we encourage you to postpone non-essential visits. If you are unable to delay your visit, we recommend you do the following:

  • As an SQG, it is mandatory to bring a disposal form pre-filled out with you. Click here to fill out the SQG disposal form.
  • Practice social/physical distancing by keeping at least 6 feet of space between yourself and others.
  • We ask that you do not visit a drop-off site if someone in your household or workplace is sick or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
  • At the Factoria facility, bring proof of your personal or business residence in King County. Means of verifying residence include: government-issued ID, vehicle registration, utility bill, or rental agreement. Learn more about this policy on the King County Solid Waste Division website.

If you plan to delay your trip, please follow this guide for businesses on safely storing your hazardous waste (pdf) until you can properly dispose of it.