Carnation Recycling Collection Event

JunJune 15 2024

9:00am - 3:00pm The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

32751 NE 45th Street, Carnation, WA 98014

Only the following items will be accepted:

  • TIRES: Limit 6 passenger tires per household (18 inches and below) free of charge. $3 for extra tires off rim. $6 for all passenger tires on rims. $10 charged for each large truck tire and $20 charged for each truck tire on rim (cash only). No oversized tires accepted.
  • LEAD ACID BATTERIES: Car, truck, marine, and motorcycle batteries accepted.
  • ALKALINE BATTERIES: AAAA, AAA, AA, A, B, C, and D cell alkaline batteries. No rechargeable, cell phone, or nicad batteries accepted. Lithium-ion batteries, like tool and vape batteries, will not be accepted. Visit for more battery recycling options.
  • ELECTRONIC/COMPUTER EQUIPMENT: DVD players, VCRs, stereo equipment, printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, and cellular phones (remove personal information). Computers and computer monitors (no charge), mouse, keyboards, tablet computers, and e-readers.
  • TELEVISION SETS: TV sets encased in plastic, wood console, sets encased in wood, and big screen TVs accepted (no charge).
  • CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENT SHREDDING: Shredding and recycling of confidential paper materials. Please bring paper to shred in paper bags for ease of recycling. Four box or five bag limit. No exceptions.
  • Visit for more paper shredding options.
  • PROPANE TANKS: Residential tanks only. $10 charge (cash only).
  • PORCELAIN TOILETS AND SINKS: Toilet seats, hardware, and base wax rings must be removed. $25 charge (cash only).
  • APPLIANCES AND SCRAP METAL: Auto parts, engines and gas lawnmowers (drained of oil and gasoline), appliances, metal lawn chairs, stoves, microwaves, washers & dryers, dishwashers, barbecues, iron, steel, aluminum, brass, copper, and other ferrous and nonferrous metals. $5 will be charged for each water heater that still has insulation coating (cash only). Metals that are insulated, rubber or oil coated, previously or currently contain gas, oil, chemicals, paint, or hazardous materials will not be accepted. Light fixture ballasts, and sealed drums will not be accepted.
  • REFRIGERATORS/FREEZERS: $35 will be charged for each refrigerator or freezer. $35 will be charged for each household air conditioner (cash only). Please be prepared to pay at event entrance.
  • BULKY WOOD: Includes tree branches (minimum 6 inches in diameter), logs, clean wood, plywood, pallets, and other untreated and unpainted wood. No leaves, grass, small branches, sod, or brush. Please lay a tarp under material for ease of removal.
  • MATTRESSES/BOX SPRINGS: Mattresses and box springs, any size. Fee: $35 per mattress and $35 per box spring (cash only). Vendor reserves the right to refuse any item it cannot recycle. No furniture or frames. No wet or soiled items.


Please do NOT bring the following:

  • These household wastes:
    • Household Goods
    • Styrofoam
    • Concrete, brick, asphalt, etc.
    • Construction /demolition debris
    • Garbage
    • Furniture
    • Plastic toys, hoses, etc.
    • Cardboard
  • These hazardous wastes:
    • Motor oil, filters and antifreeze
    • Oil-based paint or solvents
    • Pesticides/herbicides
    • Solvents and thinners
    • Household chemicals
    • Cleaning products

Household Hazardous Wastes can be taken to the Wastemobile or one of four household hazardous waste collection sites. The Wastemobile will visit Carnation on August 9, 10, and 11, 2024. Hours are from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., located at Tolt MacDonald Park (3600 Block of Tolt Ave, Carnation, WA, 98014). Volume restrictions apply. Please segregate motor oil from all other fluids. Visit for information about restrictions and other household hazardous waste options. You can also call the Haz Waste Help Line, Monday – Saturday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (excluding holidays) at 206-296-4692.

Call 1-800-RECYCLE or visit to find authorized E-Cycle Washington collection locations. Residents may drop off TVs, computer monitors, desktop and laptop computers, tablets, e-readers, and portable DVD players at no charge at the following locations: Value Village Issaquah (5530 East Lake Sammamish Parkway SE, Unit 606-1 Issaquah, WA 98029, 425-392-2249) Goodwill Sammamish Donation Center (228th NE and NE 8th, Sammamish, WA 98074, 206-329-1000). Call to confirm locations are open. Quantities accepted may be limited. Please also note that computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice, and printers are not included in this program but will be accepted at City Recycling Collection Event. Beware, it is always a good idea to delete or remove all personal information from any item you are recycling – better safe than sorry.

Funding Provided By:

  • King County Solid Waste Division
  • King County Hazardous Waste Management Program
  • E-Cycle Washington
  • WA State Department of Ecology


For event information, contact:

  • City of Carnation P.I.O.
  • Ashlyn Farnworth
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