9:30 am to 4:00 pm
(No vehicles admitted after 4:00 pm)
18120 NE 76th St. (City of Redmond Maintenance Operation Center)
* Dates & stations are subject to change.
425-556-2811 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Paper Shredding Station will be at this event.
2. Food and/or cash donations are needed to support our local community. Please bring two or more cans of nonperishable food items, or consider making a cash donation to support those in need in our city during these hard economic times. (See details under Station 1-Food/Cash Donation)
3. All electronic units (except the "big three" - TV sets, computers and monitors ) will be accepted at this event. Disposal options for the "big three" are listed here: Electronics
4. The Wastemobile is scheduled to be in Redmond during the Fall Event - October 1-3, in the Home Depot parking lot. No household hazardous waste, materials, or items on the inadmissible list will be accepted at the recycling and collection event. Disposal options: Haz-Mat or Inadmissible Items & Restrictions.
5. Loading and Driving. A current law requires drivers to secure their loads when using public streets. When coming to the event, any participants not complying with the law can be fined. All participants must strictly follow the event route. Please be patient and flexible. Don't block the driveways/exits of businesses on NE 76th Street while waiting in line. The drop-off stations are set up in numbered order as listed by each material. To quickly and easily unload at each station, please pack your items for the stations in DESCENDING ORDER - last item placed in your vehicle will be the first item out! Tip: The higher the station number for a material, the earlier that material should be loaded into your vehicle.
6. ABSOLUTELY no commercial loads are allowed. This event is for households only. No commercial customers are allowed. The event is designed to help residents reuse or recycle materials that are currently not included in our curbside recycling programs. It's all FREE except for a few materials. The links at the top of this page will help you verify what you can bring, what is restricted, and other important details of the Recycle Event.
7. Compliance and Enforcement Rule. Vehicles not in compliance with any of the event requirements and restrictions will be denied entry. Vehicles may return only after the inadmissible items have been removed.
Questions or Comments
Please email your questions, comments, or general feedback regarding the recycling and collection events to email@example.com and please type 'Recycle Event' in the subject line. Thanks!
Services at the event provided by City of Redmond Public Works Department, A-Plus Recycle & Removal. Frontline Shredding, Hopelink, Interstate Batteries, L & S Tire Recovery, Pacific Natives and Ornamentals, PCR, Redmond Rotary Club, Seattle Goodwill, and Waste Management/Sno-King Disposal.
Funding of the event provided by City of Redmond Recycling Program, King County Solid Waste Division, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County and the Washington State Department of Ecology.
There are three disposal options for your electronics...
Option 1: E-Cycle Washington Program
The Recycle Event does not accept TV sets, computers and monitors (the "big three"). Thanks to Washington State's E-Cycle Washington free recycling program, electronics manufacturers must now take back the "big three" for recycling.
Redmond's E-Cycle Washington drop-off site is:
17455 NE 67 Ct., #100,
Redmond, WA (Map)
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Mitronics will also open especially to accommodate the needs of event participants on Saturday, October 2, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.
You may drop off the "big three" free of charge: (TV sets, computers and computer monitors) free of charge! Other types of electronics may be accepted for a fee. Please call 425-883-8881 for details.
For working computers or laptops with buy-back potential, call Computer Surplus at 425-497-1945 or visit their store at 16715 Cleveland Street, Redmond.
Option 2: Curbside Electronic Recycling
Single-family Redmond residents can now recycle, through the curbside recycling program, the "big three" (TV sets up to 21") along with a variety of other electronics such as VCRs, audio equipment, fax machines, printers, modems, networking devices, keyboards, mice, etc. The limit for each acceptable unit is set at 2 ft. x 2 ft. and less than 35 lbs. Pickup requires no advance scheduling between September 20th and October 15th, 2010. You are still required to call Waste Management (425-814-1695) to schedule a free pickup for all other dates.
Option 3: The Recycling Event
The Recycle Event accepts anything electronically wired or battery-operated (including flashlights) EXCEPT the "big three" (TV sets, computers and monitors). Please refer to Option 1 and Option 2 listed above for recycling the "big three".