Types of Waste & How to Dispose of them



While Benjamin Franklin may have considered death and taxes as the only certainties in life, solid waste generation is pretty likely. Even with prevention and reduction efforts, there is probably going to be some waste left in the course of life. What is one to do?


E-Cycle Washington has a website that may be of assistance when trying to locate places in or around your area to recycle a variety of items, from appliances to plastic bags.  Click on their link,  1800recycle.wa.gov for more information.

The list below is another great place to start. Click on any of the common wastes and find out what waste disposal options are available to you. Whether it is through recycling, composting, repurposing, or other disposal means, our goal is to help you find solutions for your waste needs.


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