Des Moines

Prohibited Items

The items listed below are not allowed in the garbage; as they are not accepted in the King County landfill system.


Prohibited Items

  • Computers, TVs, monitors, laptops

  • Concrete, rocks and dirt

  • Oil-based paint, varnish, paint thinner, solvents

  • Insecticides, herbicides, household cleaners

  • Vehicle batteries and household batteries (alkaline, button, rechargeable)

  • Motor oil and other vehicle fluids


For ways to dispose of or recycle the above items please see the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program website.

Single-family and multi-family customers can set out batteries, electronics, and used motor oil for curbside collection. These items may also be dropped off at the Highline Recology Store in Burien or at any sites suggested through E-Cycle Washington.

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Des Moines Pay By Phone 206.254.9947

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