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DAYS & TIMES TO TAKE JUNK TO DUMP ARE CHANGING
June 22, 2009
(SKY VALLEY & REGION) -- Due to the economic downturn affecting the entire region, and the resulting decline in waste received at County facilities, the county’s Solid Waste Division conducted an analysis of current service levels and hours of operation and as a result will be making schedule changes at transfer stations that take effect in 5 days.
The following adjustments in hours and days of operation are scheduled to take effect June 28, 2009.
Airport Road, Mountlake Terrace, and North County Transfer Stations
Transfer Station Hours: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon – Fri and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sat – Sun
Recycle Area:10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon – Fri and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sat – Sun
Neighborhood Recycling and Disposal Centers
Gold Bar: Closed
Dubuque Road: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fri., Sat., Sun., Mon
Sultan: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., Mon
Granite Falls: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sat., Sun., Tues., Wed
County Transfer Stations are no longer accepting electronics (monitors, televisions, computers) in the Recycle Area.
There are a number of private sector collection locations available within the county. A listing of locations may be requested at any Solid Waste facility, or call (425)
388-3425 or online www.ecyclewashington.org.
The Moderate Risk Waste Facility will no longer accept latex paint for recycling.
Solid Waste Facilities do not accept liquid waste for recycling or disposal. Residents should dry out their latex paint using kitty litter or a paint hardener (available at hardware and paint stores) and put it in the garbage with the lid off.
The Moderate Risk Waste Facility will continue to accept other hazardous waste for free from households and for a fee from small businesses by appointment.