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July 4 Solid Waste Service Updates

Seattle Public Utilities’ North Transfer Station in Wallingford will be closed on Thursday, July 4 to help ease traffic congestion from the 4th of July event at Gasworks Park.  Residential solid waste collection will remain on normal schedule (this means Thursday customers should put their containers out as usual), and the South Transfer Station will be open for customers from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.

The South station is in the South Park neighborhood at 130 S. Kenyon Street. Customers who would like more information about Transfer station hours, rates, and materials accepted, call (206) 684-8400 or

For information on where to dispose of household hazardous waste, including station locations and hours, contact or (206) 296-4692.

A Note on Fireworks: Fireworks are illegal in Seattle, but if you use them somewhere they’re allowed, make sure to dispose of them safely. Find out how to safely dispose of used and unused fireworks.