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Arts and Crafts

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If you have a bunch of unwanted arts and crafts supplies like paints or yarn there is a wonderful program to support in Seattle called Seattle Recreative. They promote creativity, community, and environmental stewardship through creative reuse and arts education. Important! They ask that you… Read More »Arts and Crafts


Yard Waste

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At Riverside Topsoils, you can recycle your difficult to get rid of yard waste and other things like large tree cuttings, stumps, and concrete. Find out more at Riverside Topsoil. Important! they do not take any painted or treated materials. There is a dump fee… Read More »Yard Waste

Clothing and Shoes

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Snohomish County The Goodwill accepts clothing and shoe donations at multiple locations in Snohomish and other Washington counties. King County The King County Threadcycle Program includes drop off locations for used clothing and shoes – even damaged items – in any condition except wet, mildewed or contaminated… Read More »Clothing and Shoes

Light Bulbs

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Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) and fluorescent tubes must be recycled, or taken to a household hazardous waste facility due to the mercury they contain. Lowe’s has drop-off bins for recycling compact fluorescent light bulbs (along with rechargeable batteries, cell phones, and plastic bags). Snohomish County’s… Read More »Light Bulbs

Motor Oil

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You can recycle used motor oil at most auto part stores. Snohomish County’s Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Station will take used motor oil. It is also accepted at Recycling and Transfer Stations and Drop Box sites.


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Household electronics The following items: Televisions Computer Monitors Desktop Computers Laptops Cell Phones Can be recycled at E-Waste drop-off locations in Lynnwood, Everett, and Mount Vernon. E-Waste, LLC is a Washington State certified E-Cycle Collector, Transporter, and Processor. Pacific Power Batteries has drop-off recycling for… Read More »Electronics


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Latex paint Latex paint can be put in the garbage if the proper steps are taken to dry it out first, or recycled for a fee. Paint should be brought in its original container, and partial cans of paint should not be combined. Snohomish County’s… Read More »Paint


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Here are some recycling and disposal options for different types of batteries in the Snohomish County area: Rechargeable batteries Home Depot has partnered with Call2Recycle, a non-profit battery recycling program. You can recycle rechargeable batteries free by placing them in Call2Recycle bins at the store.… Read More »Batteries


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Styrofoam cannot be recycled through our Snohomish curbside pick-up service with the Republic company. But there are other options if you are committed to keeping it out of our landfills. Snohomish County The one in-town location is the Snohomish Appliance Recycle company at 10105 Airport… Read More »Styrofoam

Plastic Bags

When possible try to avoid using plastic bags for grocery shopping and carry around some reusable shopping bags. Despite our best intentions, we all collect a bunch of plastic grocery bags eventually. These can be recycled as follows: Take to a plastic bag drop off… Read More »Plastic Bags