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Welcome to Republic Services in Sammamish

Look to us, rely on us for Sammamish solid waste and recycling solutions. Your local team at Republic Services is devoted to meeting your needs every day. We’re dedicated to providing cost-effective garbage collection, recycling and solid waste disposal solutions for your home, business or government entity.

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Every year, Americans recycle more than 87 million tons. Unfortunately, not everything placed in a recycle bin is ready to be recycled. Sometimes, perfectly good items (like paper) are ruined because other items are wet or soiled. Contaminated recycling hurts the environment. What can you do? Remember: Empty, Clean, Dry

Empty, Clean, Dry

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions about Republic Services waste and recycling services for Sammamish.

How much yard waste can I put out and not be charged extra?

Up to 96 gallons.  Extras yard debris (no food scraps) can be placed in a Kraft paper bag, your own can or bundled next to your cart clearly labeled as "yard waste."  No plastic bags.  Fees apply.

Can I recycle plastic grocery bags?

Not in your curbside recycle container. Plastic grocery bags and plastic film is best recycled if you take it back to a local grocery store. Visit for participating locations near you.

Is Styrofoam recyclable?

Styrofoam must be bagged and placed in the garbage.

What do I do with food scraps if I don’t have a food and yard waste container?

If you do not have a yard waste container, bag your food scraps and place into the garbage.

Where is the transfer station?

Click here to link to King County Transfer Stations website.

Can I recycle plastic pots? (Used for plants)

Yes. Clean them (no dirt) and place in your recycle container.

What numbers are recyclable?

Not all plastics are recyclable, but you can recycle any plastic container in the shape of a bottle, tub, jug or cup.

What is the hazardous waste fee?

It is a Washington State mandatory fee.

How many months am I billed for?

3 months

Can I put deceased small animals in the garbage?

Dead animals that weigh 15 pounds or less can be double bagged and placed in the garbage.

What do I do with shredded paper?

Put in clear tied plastic bag with secure knot and put into recycle OR place (unbagged) in your food and yard waste container.

Can animal waste go in the food and yard waste container?

No, it needs to be bagged and placed into the garbage container (double bagged, preferred).

What time do I have to have my containers out?

6:00 am

What holidays will affect my pick up day?

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
If your collection falls on or after that day during the collection week, your pick-up day will shift one day.

(If New Year’s Day falls on Monday, those normally collected on Monday will be collected on Tuesday; Tuesday customers will be collected on Wednesday; Wednesday customers will be collected on Thursday; Thursday customers will be collected on Friday, and Friday customers will be collected on Saturday.)

Can I put wood waste in the food and yard waste container and how much?

Small amounts of untreated wood can go into your food and yard waste container

Are window glass and mirrors recyclable?

No. They must be bagged and placed in your garbage container.

Are plastic CD covers recyclable?

No. Neither is the CD itself.

What do I do with excess yard waste and dirt, rock or sod?

Pacific Topsoils takes excess yard waste, dirt, rock and sod.

Contact Information

Commercial: 206-682-3037
Residential: 206-682-9730

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