Thurston County and Tumwater pass bag ordinance
Both the Thurston County Board of Commissioners and the City of Tumwater have approved an ordinance banning plastic carryout bags. Read this press release to learn more.
LeMay discontinues plastic film collection
LeMay no longer collects plastic film from the WARC recycle center or from businesses. Read this press release to learn more.
Thurston County Recycle Centers
Thurston County residents have the option of self-hauling recyclable materials to recycle centers in Lacey, Rainier, and Rochester.
Note: Read the labels on the recycle center bins and only put accepted items in the bin. Place materials loose in the bins -- not in paper or plastic bags. If the bins are full, DO NOT leave your materials on the ground by the bin. Come back another time or visit another recycle center.
|Lacey||Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center, 2418 Hogum Bay Road N.E.|
Rochester Garbage Drop Box site:
16500 Sargent Road
Open Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays only
Garbage Drop Box site:
13010 Rainier Acres Road S.E. in Rainier. Open Fridays and Saturdays only.
New! The plastic film recycle drop box will be removed October 1, 2013
Starting October 1, the WARC recycle center will no longer have a plastic film recycle box. Read the news release about this change to learn more.
Prepare Materials for Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center at Hawks Prairie
Free Electronics Recycling Through E-Cycle
The recycle center at the Waste and Recovery Center takes electronics covered through the E-Cycle program. The following items can be recycled free:
Find other locations to take these items. Note: The E-Cycle program is available to residents, nonprofits, small businesses, schools and local governments only.
Prepare Materials for Rainier and Rochester
The recycle centers at Rainier and Rochester accept all of the items listed above, EXCEPT polystyrene.
(Use this tipsheet to prepare your recyclables.)
Call Thurston County Public Works at (360) 867-2491 or e-mail ThurstonSolidWaste@co.thurston.wa.us.
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