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New Payment Portal Information Effective July 15th, 2021 Recology King County’s new payment portal is operational. Please visit here to sign up for an online account, make payments, and view invoices. Information Regarding Late Fees In March 2020, Recology King County temporarily suspended late fees, credit holds, and cancellation of service for all customers due […]  Read more
Community Drop-Off Collection Site  Recology and the City of Mercer Island have partnered to open a temporary drop-off collection site for residential customers impacted by service delays due to inclement weather.  To serve as many residents as possible, individual drop-offs will be limited to delayed service accumulations. Location:   Homestead Park 8100 SE 40th St. Mercer […]  Read more
Recology Stores & Customer Service Office Closed Until Further Notice Due to public health concerns related to the COVID-19 outbreak, all Recology Stores will be closed until further notice. We are committed to keeping our customers and employee-owners safe during this critical time. We understand that the stores serve as an important resource, not only […]  Read more
As a 100% employee-owned company, Recology employees are united in a vision for a better world. One where racial, social, and environmental justice is embedded in the fabric of the communities where we live, work, and serve. Recology King County will be honoring the vision and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January […]  Read more
Recology King County Inclement Weather Service Delay FAQS  Due to recent snow and icy road conditions in the Puget Sound region, Recology delayed service for many customers between 12/27/21 – 1/7/2022. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work to catch up. In the meantime, below are answers to many of […]  Read more
Join us April 22nd from 6 – 9 PM at the Mutuus Studio 6118 12th Ave South Seattle, WA 98108 Come see the final collection of work created by our current Artists in Residence – Lee Davignon (@supposed_lee) and Satpreet Kahlon (@itssatpreet)! Lee Davignon (She/They) is a textile and installation artist living and working in […]  Read more
Recology’s artists Sapreet Kahlon and Lee Davignon have been hard at work turning trash into treasure! As part of Recology’s effort to create “A World Without Waste”, we employ artists to reimagine materials into beautiful pieces of art. These two wonderful artists have been stationed at our recycling facility and visiting the North Transfer Station […]  Read more
The weather situation is changing and this post may be updated periodically. Check back for additional updates. Last Update 12/6 Inclement weather has affected customers throughout Recology’s service area. Thank you for your patience as we work to catch up! Este mensaje está en español abajo Our primary message to customers is this – leave […]  Read more
Recology’s artists Sapreet Kahlon and Lee Davignon have been hard at work turning trash into treasure! As part of Recology’s effort to create “A World Without Waste”, we employ artists to reimagine materials into beautiful pieces of art. These two wonderful artists have been stationed at our recycling facility and visiting the North Transfer Station […]  Read more
Recology King County’s 2023 Artist in Residence exhibition, featuring Alchemy by Haein Kang and Semiotics of a Box by Amanda Manitach. Opening reception at Mutuus Studio, September 8th, 6 PM – 9 PM. Georgetown Art Attack, September 9th, 1 PM – 6 PM and September 16th, 1 PM – 5 PM. To visit on weekdays, make an appointment by […]  Read more
It has come to Recology’s attention that there is an error in our 2022 Annual Service Guide mailed to residents earlier this year. Yard waste Extras are listed as costing $3.16, these are last years rates. The current rate for yard waste extras is $4.35. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Read more
Recology sees a world without waste. This vision guides us in all that we do. As a hauler, recycler, and composter we strive to do all that we can to divert materials from landfills, and instead have them used, and reused over and over. Transforming that which is discarded into the building blocks of tomorrow.  […]  Read more
In three years, Recology has renewed long-term contracts with the City of Des Moines, the City of Issaquah, and the Seattle Public School District. The company was also awarded new contracts with the University of Washington, the City of Mercer Island, and now the City of Tukwila.   On Monday, Sept. 19, the Tukwila City Council […]  Read more
Haein Kang : Through the lens of art, Haein Kang scrutinizes contemporary technologies closely intertwined with politics, the economy, and culture. Human aspirations for a better future often drive technological progress to deliver bigger and faster outcomes. However, this increase in economic efficiency provides only momentary gratification, not ultimate fulfillment. Kang’s art practice challenges that […]  Read more
Attention Mercer Island Customers! Last November, Recology provided a mailer to customers that flips the recycling service weeks starting in July. This mailer was incorrect. Customer’s biweekly recycling collections will continue as normal through the end of the year. Please continue to put your Recycling out for service on the weeks you normally would. Contact […]  Read more
Attention, Mercer Island residents! We were unable to collect a portion of yard waste and a portion of recycling on Monday, 11/6. If you typically receive service on this day, please leave your cart(s) at the curb to be collected on Tuesday, 11/7. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please be assured, we are doing everything […]  Read more
Attention, Mercer Island residents! We were unable to collect a portion of yard waste on Wednesday, 11/15. If you typically receive service on this day, please leave your cart(s) at the curb to be collected on Thursday, 11/16. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please be assured, we are doing everything possible to service all of […]  Read more
Happy Thanksgiving, Recology King County community! Don’t forget, if your garbage, recycle or compost service is scheduled for pick-up on Thanksgiving, November 23rd, it will be rescheduled for Friday, November 24th.  Read more
Dear Recology King County Customers,  Recology recently experienced a cybersecurity incident which caused some of our systems and applications to be temporarily unavailable. Because of this outage, you may have experienced a delay in billing.   Customers who are billed quarterly will be billed December 15th for their October, November, and December service.   Customers who are […]  Read more
Greetings, Recology King County community! As a reminder, your services will be delayed by one day next week due to the Holiday, with service starting 12/26. Please place your carts on the curb on the day after your normal day of service. From all of our Employee-Owners, have a safe and happy Holiday Season! With […]  Read more
Help keep yourself and Recology Mercer Island employee owners safe by following the guidance below.   KEEP SORTING CORRECTLY What goes where? Sorting properly is critical to keep recyclable and compostable material out of the landfill. Organic materials should go in the compost, while cardboard, paper, glass, metal, and plastic containers should go in the […]  Read more
Recology is proud to announce the release of our 2023 Sustainability Report! This year’s report showcases our company-wide commitment to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, supporting our diverse employee-owners, and partnering with local communities to achieve our shared goals.  Read more
We are happy to announce that Recology’s Issaquah Store has reopened! Current store hours are Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 5:30 PM (Closed 1–2 for in-store cleaning) Sunday 12 PM – 5:00 PM Please visit the store website for more details  Read more