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Celebrate America Recycles Day with SPU at Grocery Stores to #RecycleRight!

Join us on America Recycles Day, Tuesday, November 15th, at the following locations to learn more about recycling in Seattle and pick up FREE resources and materials to help you Recycle Right!

Also be sure to follow us on Instagram (TAG) to test your knowledge as a Super Recycler!

You can find us at the following locations:

  • Grocery Outlet 10am – 2pm

1126 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Seattle, WA 98122

  • PCC Ballard (with WM) 1pm -4pm

1451 NW 46th St, Seattle, WA 98107

  • QFC (with Recology) 11am – 3pm

500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

Follow these tips to Recycle Right and keep recycling thriving in Seattle. More tips and information here:

  • Empty, Clean, and Dry. Remember to clean out your recyclables and keep them dry. No food or liquids in recycling.
  • When in Doubt, Find Out. Put only recyclables that are accepted in your recycling cart. Check out the Where Does it Go? Tool if you are unsure whether an item is recyclable.
  • Keep Bags Out. Do not put plastic bags or plastic wrap in the recycling cart, even if bundled. Keep materials loose in the cart and do not bag your recyclables.
  • Focus on the top 5 types of recyclables:
  • Paper – office, newspaper, & magazines
  • Cardboard – paperboard & corrugated boxes
  • Plastic – Bottles, Containers, & Tubs
  • Glass – Bottles & Jars
  • Metal – Aluminum, tin & steel cans and scrap