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Home Collection Program

Are you a King County resident 65 or older, or a resident with a disability? If you do not have a vehicle or are otherwise unable to access a hazardous waste collection site, you can call the Haz Waste Help Line to schedule a waste pickup at your home.

When you call, be ready to provide:

  • Your name, address, and telephone number.
  • The types and amounts of waste you have for collection.

A collection date will be scheduled, usually Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please note that there may be a backlog of pickups.

  • Wastes should be sealed and placed upright in boxes. Regular collection limits still apply.  
  • Place your hazardous waste in a safe place outside the front of your home on the scheduled pick-up date. For multifamily homes (i.e., apartments), place your hazardous waste outside your unit door just prior to staff arrival. Do not put hazardous waste on the curb.
  • A staff member will call you when they arrive to pick up your hazardous waste. You will be asked to stay inside your home. A staff member will accept verbal or non-verbal signals (i.e., a nod or wave) to confirm the pickup service. 

Home Collection staff does not collect other special wastes such as latex paint, tires, electronics, or medications.

To schedule, call the Haz Waste Help Line at 206-296-4692
Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  (except holidays) 

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