Normandy Park/Burien Recycling Event Is Sat. May 10th

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The Normandy Park & Burien Recycling Collection Event and Bin Sale is scheduled for this Saturday, May 10th, from 9am-3pm at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, 19010 1st Ave. S., Normandy Park (see map below).

To encourage the use of recycled content material and more efficient use of water, the cities of Normandy Park and Burien are offering recycled plastic rain barrels and compost bins at a huge discount.

Here’s what’s being accepted for recycling at this event, along with subsequent fees for each:

  • LEAD ACID BATTERIES: Car, truck, marine, and motorcycle batteries accepted.
  • ALKALINE BATTERIES: AAAA, AAA, AA, A, B, C, and D cell batteries only.
  • CARDBOARD: Please flatten. No wax coated cardboard.
  • REUSABLE HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND CLOTHING: Clothing and miscellaneous household items in good condition will be collected by Seattle Goodwill. Mattresses and furniture will not be accepted. Items in need of repair will not be accepted.
  • PORCELAIN TOILETS AND SINKS: $5 charge (cash only). Toilet seats, hardware, and base wax rings must be removed.
  • PROPANE TANKS: Residential tanks only. $5 charge (cash only).
  • CLEAN SCRAP WOOD: Includes milled wood, plywood, pallets, and other untreated and unpainted wood. No peg board, particle, or press board.
  • BULKY WOOD: Includes large tree branches (minimum 6 inches in diameter), logs, and stumps. No leaves, grass, small branches, sod, or brush. Please lay a tarp under material for ease of removal.
  • ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT: Computers, printers, mouse, keyboards, fax machines, scanners,and cellular phones. Equipment will be recycled as metal. Computer monitors will be collected for $10 each (cash only).
  • TELEVISION SETS: TV sets with 36 inch or smaller screens and encased in plastic – $20 charge (cash only).TV sets with larger than 36 inch screens, wood console, sets encased in wood, and big screen TV sets – $25 charge (cash only). Projection TV sets – $30 charge (cash only).
  • TIRES: Bias ply, steel belted, and studded tires accepted. Limit 6 passenger tires per household (18 inches and below) free of charge.  $1.50 charge for each tire on a rim.  $5 charged for each large truck tire and $15 charged for each truck tire on rim (cash only). No oversized tires accepted.
  • MOTOR OIL, FILTERS, & ANTIFREEZE: Motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, brake fluid, transmission fluid, 2-cycle oil, steering fluid, crankcase oil, kerosene, and home heating fuel. Do not mix with antifreeze, solvents, gasoline, or other substances.

If you don’t see it on the list above, it’s likely not being accepted at this event, but feel free to call and confirm at (206) 248-7603.

WHAT: Normandy Park & Burien Recycling Collection Event

WHEN: Saturday, May 10th from 9am to 3pm

WHERE: Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, 19010 1st Ave. South, Normandy Park

INFO: For more event information, call (206) 248-7603

For more information about volume restrictions and other household hazardous waste disposal options visit or call the Household Hazards Line Monday to Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm (except holidays) at (206) 296-4692.

Please note that appliances and scrap metals will NOT be collected at this event, but will be collected at a similar event this fall.

For all the details, download a PDF here.

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