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City of Seattle Food Waste Requirement

As of January 1, 2015, food waste is no longer allowed in garbage containers throughout the City of Seattle.

If you are a commercial business and would like to add food and yard waste service or modify existing services, please call Customer Service at 206.250.7500. More information regarding food and yard waste services including rates and container sizes is available on the Services Tab.

To schedule a free commercial site visit please email seattle@recology.com. Visit the What Do I Do With? Tab for food and yard waste guidelines and free downloadable posters.

For more information about the City of Seattle’s food waste requirement, please visit their Services page.


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Seattle Commercial Customer Service
206.250.7500

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Daily 8am - 5pm

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seattle@recology.com