Household Hazardous Wastemobile Is Coming March 26-28

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King County’s Spring Household Hazardous Wastemobile Event is coming up from Friday, March 26th through Sunday, March 28th at the Des Moines Marina.

This is the perfect opportunity to get rid of all that hazardous waste you’ve got sitting around, like dead batteries, fluorescent bulbs, oil, gas and a myriad of other stuff that can ruin the environment.

Here are the details:

WHAT: King County’s Spring Household Hazardous Wastemobile Event

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday March 26 – March 28

WHERE: Des Moines Marina, located at 22307 Dock Street in Des Moines.

What to bring:

  • solvents
  • batteries, (lead acid, button, rechargeable)
  • oil based paint
  • cleaners
  • pesticides
  • oil
  • antifreeze
  • gasoline
  • mercury products
  • fluorescent bulbs and tubes
  • propane tanks

What NOT to bring;

  • latex paint
  • empty containers
  • computers
  • TVs
  • alkaline batteries
  • explosives
  • asbestos
  • appliances
  • medicines
  • solid waste
  • tires, etc

The following restrictions apply at all the household hazardous Wastemobile collection events:

  • gasoline – 30 gallon limit
  • total waste – 50 gallons per customer per day
  • container size – no larger than five gallons
  • fluorescent tubes or bulbs (not accepted from businesses) – limit 10
  • automotive batteries – limit 5

The Wastemobile is FREE of charge and is for King County Residents and small quantity generators only. To find out if you qualify as a King County small quantity generator, call the Business Waste Line at 206 263-8899.

Additional information can be found at or contact the Household Hazards Line at 206 296-4692, toll free at 1 888 869-4233

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