Tukwila offers Annual Fall Recycling Collection event Nov. 13

The City of Tukwila is joining forces with Allied Waste to offer its Annual Fall Recycling Collection Event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13. Open specifically to Tukwila residents, the event takes place at South 144th Street and 41st Avenue South.

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Save money disposing of your recyclables at the annual Tukwila Fall Recycling Collection Event Nov. 13.

The City of Tukwila is joining forces with Allied Waste to offer its Annual Fall Recycling Collection Event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13. Open specifically to Tukwila residents, the event takes place at South 144th Street and 41st Avenue South.

Tukwila’s annual autumn clean-up day is designed as a drop-box, residential recycling collection event. To drop off items, participants should bring identification and proof of Tukwila residency to the collection site.

Please note that there are quantity limits on electronic equipment and restrictions on certain items such as hazardous waste, construction materials and other items. Organizers reserve the right to refuse excessive, commercial, contaminated or unacceptable loads.

Items accepted

ELECTRONICS (Limited to one of each item)

• Computer monitor & tower

• Printer/scanner

• Desktop copier

• Television/stereo • VCR

• Radio • Cellular phone

SCRAP METAL

Less than 2 inches in any direction and less than 35 pounds in weight per item (no wood, rubber, plastic or other contaminants)

WHITE GOODS

(For child safety, doors must be taken off all appliances.)

• Stove

• Washing machine

• Dryer

• Dishwasher

FURNITURE

• Mattress/box springs

• Chair (lounge/dine/rocking)

• Loveseat/sofa (no sofa beds)

• Chest of drawers

• Desk or other large furniture

CARDBOARD BOXES

• Flattened boxes only

• No plastic coating

Items not accepted

• Automotive waste (All fluids, batteries, running gears, automotive body parts)

• Construction and demolition (concrete, asphalt, dry wall, masonry, roofing, siding, insulation, structural metal, brush, sand, rocks, dirt, windows, doors and door frames, vinyl flooring, fencing.)

• Household recyclable materials (magazines, newspapers, paper, glass, and aluminum cans.)

• Garbage (no household trash will be collected as part of drop-box collection event.

• Household hazardous waste (products on which labels read caustic, flammable, warning, danger or poison, and pesticides.

• Mercury-containing products – thermometers, thermostats, fluorescent bulbs, mercury-added batteries and switches.

Also: Hot tubs, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, hot-water heaters, furnaces, treated or untreated wood.

For more information, call 206-682-9735 or 206-431-2445.

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