Qualified C&D Recycling Facilities

City code requires that recyclable material from jobsites in Seattle must be sent to a Qualified Facility, which includes Source Separated Recycling Facilities and mixed waste recycling facilities. SPU Director's Rule SW-620 describes the general and specific facility requirements for being classified as a Qualified Facility. The rule applies to:

  • Source-separated recyclers
  • Mixed-waste recycling facilities

A list of source-separated recyclers is available at King County's What do I do with...? website.

Seattle Municipal Code 21.36.089 directs Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to set up criteria to identify Qualified Receiving and Recycling Facilities for recovering targeted construction materials for recycling and beneficial use. A facility that is Seattle Qualified and King County Designated must:

  • comply with State and local permitting requirements, including maintaining a Solid Waste Permit from the Health Department
  • report monthly to the City on incoming and outgoing construction materials for reuse, recycling, beneficial use and disposal, and
  • meet performance standards for recovering banned materials from residuals bound for landfill disposal.

SPU Director's Rule SW-620 describes the general and specific facility requirements for being classified as a Qualified Facility and references the below materials:


Mixed Waste C&D Recyclers

The below table is updated quarterly. Users are urged to contact the facility before visiting to confirm that they are still accepting certain materials and for gate fee information.

Facility Name Seattle Qualified and King County Designated  Recycling Certification Institute (RCI) Certified Regulatory Compliant Reporting Compliant Residual Compliant
Republic's Black River Transfer Station
501 Monster Rd SW, Renton, WA
(206) 682-9730
yes no yes yes yes
DTG Maltby (formerly DTG - Bobby Wolford)
8624 219th St SE, Woodinville
(425) 481-1800
yes no yes yes yes
DTG Renton (formerly DRS Renton)
701 SW 34th Street, Renton
(425) 251-1612
yes no yes yes yes
DTG Seattle (formerly CDL Recycle)
7201 E Marginal Way S, Seattle
(425) 549-3000
yes no yes yes N/A*
DTG Woodinville (formerly DRS Woodinville)
5906 238th St SE, Woodinville
(425) 245-8015
yes no yes yes yes
Recovery 1, Inc.
1805 Stewart Street, Tacoma
(253) 627-1180
yes yes yes yes yes
United Recycling & Container
18827 Yew Way, Snohomish
(360) 668-4300
yes no yes yes yes
United Recycling Seattle
74 S. Hudson Street, Seattle
(360) 668-4300
yes no yes yes yes
Waste Management Eastmont Transfer Station
7201 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle
(866) 962-9253
yes no yes yes N/A*

 *All recycling transloaded to another facility so no residuals sampling takes place

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Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
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Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is comprised of three major direct-service providing utilities: the Water Utility, the Drainage and Wastewater Utility, and the Solid Waste Utility.