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Saturday Collections for Wednesday Customers

Waste Management collections have resumed but customers should expect delays. Customers should report all missed collections on the Seattle Public Utilities home page at  

The following are instructions for specific collection days:

Last Wednesday’s customers will have a special pickup this Saturday, August 4. Customers should put out all carts out before 7 a.m. There will be no charge for extra items placed at the curb.

Friday customers should have all their carts collected today. If not, carts should be left out until 6 p.m. Saturday. All missed collections should be reported. Missed recyclables should be put out next Friday, August 10.

Most recycling pickup was missed for Thursday customers on August 2. Customers should put out all recyclables next Thursday, August 9.

Free Transfer Station Drop-off Ends Sunday

  • Customers who have been affected by the strike may drop off up to 6 bags of either garbage or yard waste in any combination at the transfer stations for free through this weekend. Yard waste should not be in plastic bags. Recycling drop off is always free.
  • Extended South Transfer Station hours (9 p.m.) end tonight.