Community Drop-Off Collection Site 

Recology and the City of SeaTac 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.


Valley Ridge Community Center

4644 S. 188th St. SeaTac, WA 98188

Hours of Operation (subject to change due to weather conditions*):  

  • Tuesday, January 4th from 8 AM – 4 PM                         
  • Wednesday, January 5th from 8 AM – 4 PM   
  • Thursday, January 6th from 8 AM – 4 PM   

*These are the most up-to-date hours – please check back to confirm hours prior to visiting the site.

Important Information and COVID safety requirements: 

      • Drop off is only available on the days and hours of operation.  
      • Waste must be dropped at the specified marked drop-off locations for garbage and recycling. 
      • Contactless drop-offs are required for the safety of the community and staff on site. 
      • Masks are required while on-site and during drop-off. 

Accepted Items: 

      • Garbage – Please bag all garbage 
      • Recyclables – Contain recycling in a cardboard box, paper bag, or clear plastic bag.  Accepted recyclables – hard plastics, cardboard, metal, glass, and paper. Packaging and polystyrene foam, shiny wrapping paper, and film plastic should be placed in the garbage. 

Items Not Accepted: 

      • Food and Yard Waste (i.e., holiday trees) 
      • Bulky Items (i.e., furniture and appliances) 
      • Hazardous Waste (i.e., oils and solvents) 
      • Special Wastes (i.e., batteries and light bulbs)