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January 2021: Recycling events are currently suspended to protect community health and safety. You can sign up for recycling event emails to hear about events when they are announced, or check back periodically on our website and social media.
Many household items can be recycled, but not in your cart at home. Drop these items off at designated locations or recycling events. See our directory below, and search King County’s What Do I Do With... recycling database for items not listed here.
How to recycle large appliances and scrap metal near Kirkland.
Learn where you can recycle batteries in and around Kirkland.
CFLs and fluorescent tubes contain mercury and require special disposal at free drop-off locations.
Electronics cannot go in your recycling cart at home, but should be dropped off for free recycling.
How to dispose of mattresses and furniture in and around Kirkland.
Protect our community and environment by dropping off unwanted medicine at safe, secure drop locations.
Latex paint can be recycled at drop-off locations or dried out and thrown away. Oil-based paint is hazardous and must be returned to special locations.
How to recycle plastic bags and other plastic film in Kirkland.
Shredding confidential materials through a service allows the paper to be recycled.
Smoke detectors may contain a very small quantity of radioactive material.
How to recycle Styrofoam in Kirkland.
Textiles can be reused and recycled at drop-off locations in Kirkland.
How to recycle used cooking oil in Kirkland.
Schedule of recycling events hosted by the City of Kirkland.
Not sure where something goes, or need help finding a disposal option?
Contact the Recycling Hotline
We host recycling events for certain tricky items throughout the year. Sign up for our recycling email list to hear about upcoming recycling events, or visit our recycling event calendar.
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