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Republic Services


Customer Service Call Center
Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Renton Customer Service Office

212 Wells Ave S., Suite 104
Renton, WA 98057
Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Collected Every Week - Organics (Yard and Food Waste)

Yard and Food Waste

You can put food scraps (meat, cheese, fruit & vegetables, bread, pasta, etc.) with yard waste in your GRAY cart.

Be sure to keep all non-organic items like plastic bags and containers out of the organics cart.


 The organics cart will be emptied every week.



Collected Every Other Week - Recycling

Recycling - Every Other Week

More Recyclables!  In addition to CLEAN plastic bottles, jugs and dairy tubs, and polycoated paper (milk cartons, freezer boxes, etc.), CLEAN clear plastic clamshell take-out containers and trays, plastic plant pots, and plastic bags and films (bundle and tied inside one bag) will be accepted.


The blue recycling cart will be emptied every other week.





 Collected Every Other Week - Garbage

Garbage - green cart

Items that do not belong in the gray organics cart or blue recycling cart can go in the green garbage cart.

Please bag your garbage before putting into the green cart.

The garbage cart will be emptied every other week.






 General Solid Waste Service Information

  • For residential service changes, contact Republic Services at 206-777-6440.
  • Place all containers at the curb by 7 a.m.
  • All waste containers are provided by Republic Services.
  • The City provides one garbage cart, one recycling cart, and one organics (food/yard) cart to each household. Carts are the property of the City of Renton.
  • Customers will be charged for service requested even if fewer units are serviced on a particular trip.
  • Keep items not intended for collection apart from garbage, recycling and organics containers.
  • No credit will be given for a skip in scheduled service due to weather or road conditions. Collection missed will be taken on the next possible pick up.
  • Pick up days are Monday through Friday, including all holidays, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. If a pickup day falls on or after any of the above holidays, collection will be one day late that week, for the balance of the week through Saturday.
  • Recycling and organics waste service is available for multi-family residences.
  • Autopay option is available. Contact Republic Services at 206-777-6440. 
  • Reduced garbage rate is available for low-income senior citizens (61 and over), and low-income disabled citizens. The current yearly income limit is $35,000 per year. To apply, please contact the City of Renton Utility Billing Customer Service at 425-430-6852. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. 

Email the Solid Waste Coordinator