All Snohomish County Recycling & Transfer Stations and Drop Boxes have designated recycle areas for accepted items that are free of charge for residential customers ONLY. Please see the accepted items as well as the prohibited items listed below:

Accepted Items

Household appliances
 (without Freon or CFCs)
Washers / Dryers
Stoves / Ranges
Hot water tanks (gas or electric)
(w/metal housing only)

Must be free of garbage

 *If housing is plastic, it is accepted as garbage at the regular garbage rates

*Larger quantities of automotive items are accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Lead acid batteriesLimit 3 per customer, per day
Motor oilUp to 10 gallons per customer, per day
Oil FiltersLimit 3 per customer, per day
Up to 10 gallons per customer, per day
BatteriesHousehold Only (Dry cell, rechargeable, Nickel-Cadmium or Lithium)
Cardboard (flattened), newspapers, and mixed paperNo pizza boxes, paper towels, paper plates, tissues, carbon paper,
disposable diapers, wrapping paper, frozen food or drink packaging,
waxed, greasy, or plastic-coated paper or cardboard, such as milk cartons
and juice boxes, or hardcover books accepted for recycling.
These items are accepted as garbage only at the regular garbage rates.
Cooking oilUp to 10 gallons per customer, per day
Fluorescent tubes/bulbs (CFLs) Up to 10 tubes/bulbs (CFLs) per customer, per day
Bottles and jars only (no need to separate colors - clean and dry if possible)
Lawn mowers
Fluids drained, battery removed, extra plastic taken off (if possible)
Tin/aluminum food and beverage cans
No limitations
Propane tanks
Limit 3 per customer, per day; Barbecue size (10 gallon) or smaller
Scrap metal
8 feet or less (must be 85% metal or more to qualify for recycling)
Yard debris / clean wood debris*
Effective September 21, 2022, Snohomish County will temporarily stop accepting yard/clean wood debris at all facilities. Alternate locations for your yard/clean wood debris disposal/recycling can be found at our Yard/Clean Wood Debris page.

Prohibited Recycling Items

AsbestosPuget Sound Clean Air Agency
1 (800) 552-3565
Ballasts from fluorescent light fixturesSnohomish County HHW Station
Barbed wire fencing (Accepted as garbage ONLY and must be bundled)N/A
Barrels which contained petroleum-based or chemical products such as paint, paint thinner, pesticides, fertilizer, etc.Snohomish County HHW Station
Burn Barrels (Accepted as garbage ONLY)N/A
  • Cell phones
  • Circuit boards
  • Computers and computer monitors
  • E-Readers
  • PDAs
  • Televisions
E-Cycle Washington
1 (800) RECYCLE
Major Motor Vehicle Components and Parts
  • Airbags
  • Bumpers
  • Catalytic Converters
  • Differentials
  • Doors
  • Engines
  • Fenders
  • Frames
  • Front and Rear Clips
  • Hoods
  • Quarter Panels
  • Seats
  • Transmissions and Transfer Cases
  • Truck Beds, Boxes, and Cabs
360 Auto Recycling
Lake Stevens (425) 334-2898

All About Auto Wrecking
Snohomish (360) 862-1001

Braven Metals, LLC
Lake Stevens (425) 334-3366

CMR Auto and Metal Recycling
Marysville (360) 658-5915

Mary's-A-Wreck Auto Parts and Recycling
Everett (425) 742-5800

Lynnwood Recycling Center
Lynnwood (425) 745-8282

White Side Truck Parts
Snohomish (360) 668-5248
Mattresses and covered box springs (Accepted as garbage ONLY)N/A
Non-metallics (Accepted as garbage ONLY)
  • Concrete
  • Ceramics
  • Tires (limit of 5 tires per customer, per day. Standard size car/truck only)
Plastics (Accepted as garbage ONLY at any of our locations)May be accepted in your curbside recycling - contact your curbside provider

Scrap Metal/Appliances containing Freon or CFCs
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Heat Pumps
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water coolers
Ace Metal Co. Inc.
Mukliteo (425) 493-6802

Appliance Service
Granite Falls (360) 386-8503

Budget Appliance
Everett (425) 252-7776

CMR Recycling
Arlington (360) 548-3270
Marysville (360) 658-5915

Judd & Black Appliance
Everett (425) 258-4557
Lynnwood (425) 742-2233
Marysville (360) 659-0822

Snohomish Appliance Recycling Outlet
Snohomish (360) 568-6003

Styrofoam (Accepted as garbage ONLY)Styro-Recycle
Kent (253) 838-9555
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Fuel Tanks
Return to supplier or call supplier for other options
VehiclesJunk Vehicle and Boat / RV Disposal Program

This a partial list of companies and is not an endorsement of the companies listed.