Fall Recycling Collection Event

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Kirkland's recycling collection events allows residents to dispose of hard to recycle items. All items collected will be reused or recycled.

Please contact us with any questions about the event by noon on Friday, September 22nd.

Some items have a cost to drop off, and only cash is accepted as payment, please bring exact change. Vendor reserves the right to refuse any item deemed unacceptable or not recyclable.

Fall Recycling Collection Event Flyer(PDF, 3MB)


Accepted Items: Free    Accepted Items: Fees apply - Cash only

Batteries (household): AAAA, AAA, AA, A, B,C, &D cell alkaline

Not accepted: Lithium-ion batteries like tool and vape. Visit www.call2recycle.org for more battery recycling options.

Batteries (Lead-acid): car, truck, marine, & motorcycle


  • Cell phones
  • DVD/Blu-ray players and portable DVD players
  • E-readers
  • Fax machines
  • Keyboards
  • Landline telephones
  • Laptops
  • Mice
  • Microwaves
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Tablets
  • VCRs

Not accepted: TVs, computers, and monitors.

Paint: oil and latex all products must be in original container with original label, and in liquid form. Cans do not need to be full (25 gallons per vehicle).

Paper for shredding: limit 4 file-size (12"x12"x16") boxes or equivalent (e.g. paper grocery bag) per car. Staples OK

 Scrap metal: ferrous & non-ferrous metals

  • Auto parts
  • Barbeques
  • Bikes
  • Engines (drain fluids)
  • Gas mowers (drain fluids)
  • Household appliances
  • Water heater ($5 charge for water heater that still has insulation coating)

Not accepted: insulated; rubber/oil coated; contaminated paint, oil, chemicals, gas, hazardous materials; electrical ballasts; and sealed drums.

Scrap wood: (two loads/household)

  • Branches >6" diameter
  • Logs
  • Pallets
  • Plywood

Not accepted: painted/stained wood, particle board, small branches, and brush.


CFC appliances: ($35 fee/item)

  • Air conditioners 
  • Freezers
  • Refrigerators

Mattresses & box springs: clean and dry, any size ($30 fee/item)

Not accepted: futons, wet soiled items, furniture, and frames.

Porcelain toilets, sinks, and tubs: remove seats, hardware, and wax base rings ($15 fee/item)

Propane tanks: residential ($5 fee/item) and camping ($1 fee/item)

Styrofoam blocks and packing peanuts ($10/vehicle): clean and dry expanded polystyrene blocks white in color, packing peanuts (any color)

Not accepted: foam cushions, hot tub covers, and insulation.

Tires: passenger and truck - limit six passenger tires/vehicle (18" and below) free of charge

  • $1.50 fee for extra tires off rim
  • $3 fee for all passenger tires on rims
  • $9 fee for each large truck tire
  • $18 fee for each truck tire on rim

Not accepted: oversized tires.

















  • Saturday, September 23, 2023 | 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM


South parking lot

Lake Washington Institute for Technology, 11605 132nd Ave NE, 98034, View Map

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