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Before delivering materials, please contact these organizations directly to verify prices (if any) and hours of operation. Thurston County maintains this list as a courtesy to the public and does not endorse or guarantee the quality of the service offered or provided.

If your business accepts these materials for recycling or resale and would like to be added to this list of vendors, please e-mail

Remember that you may also be able to post your items on  other materials-exchange Web sites. Rules and restrictions vary by site.

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Service Providers

Dart Container Corporation
600 Israel Road S.E., Tumwater, WA 98501
(360) 352-7045

Dart Container Corporation accepts styrofoam food containers and molded styrofoam packaging that feature the number 6 recycling symbol. Examples include styrofoam coffee cups and take-out food containers, and the type of styrofoam used to package stereos and other fragile equipment. Packaging peanuts are not accepted.

Call ahead to schedule large deliveries. Open bin at entrance for small quantities. Large quantities accepted Monday - Friday, 8 am - 3:30 pm. Please use clear plastic bags provided at the site, to put Styrofoam in.

Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.

Thurston County Waste & Recovery Center
2420 Hogum Bay Rd NE, Lacey, WA 98516
(360) 786-5494

Clean polystyrene (Styrofoam) may be recycled at the Recycling Center.

The Waste and Recovery Center (formerly known as the Hawks Prairie Landfill) is a one-stop campus where residents can dispose of recyclables, trash, and household hazardous wastes. For more information, click here.

Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.

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