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Solid Waste & Recycling

The City of Auburn's homes, apartments and businesses are serviced by two solid waste haulers: Waste Management and Republic Services. Who's your solid waste hauler?  Click on this map (PDF) or use the NEW Citizen Look Up Tool (residential customers only).

If you do not find the information you are looking for on the menu please call our Solid Waste Customer Care Specialist at 253-931-3038, Option #2 or email for more information.

Resident's Guide to Utility Services

Our Resident's Guide to Utility Services (PDF) brochure provides information regarding your water, sewer, storm and/or garbage services. Please take a look and call us if you have any questions at 253-931-3038.

Collection Services

WM-COA-ResWaste Management Residential Customers - Information for curbside service at single family residences with 1-2 units.

Republic Services Residential Customers - Information for curbside service at single family residences with 1-2 units or mobile home complexes.

WM-MultifamilyWaste Management Multifamily Customers - Information specific to customers who live in apartments or mobile home complexes.

Republic Services Multifamily Customers - Information specific to customers who live in apartments.

WM-biz-customersWaste Management Business Customers - Information on business waste services.

Republic Services Business Customers - Information on business waste services.

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Information for teachers and classified staff on environmental education and classroom presentations. 


Missed Solid Waste Collection?

For all missed garbage, recycling and compostable collections, call your hauler directly within 24 hours. No credit is given for missed collections. Call your hauler and to schedule a pickup.


View Upcoming Events   

    2017 Christmas Tree Recycling Event


Holiday Collection Schedule

Collection for all services (garbage, recycle, compostables) will be ON REGULAR SCHEDULE for the weeks following the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays.  


Collection Delays Due to Weather

The solid waste haulers in Auburn are committed to providing reliable collection for all customers. However, in the event that circumstances such as unsafe roads interfere with service schedules, we appreciate customer understanding and cooperation.

Any collection delays will be posted for Waste Management customers and on the haulers website for Republic Services customers. View more information on Collection Delays.

  • Waste Management Customers - Information will be made available when weather delays occur. City of Auburn Utilities may be contacted at 253-931-3038.
  • Republic Services Customers - Call 206-682-9735.

Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

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MAYBE IT'S TIME TO RETHINK RECYCLING.

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Announcements 

Auburn Businesses awarded "Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling"

Each spring, businesses throughout King County, outside of the City of Seattle, are invited to apply for recognition as a Best Workplace for Waste Prevention and Recycling. The City of Auburn local government offices and five other businesses were nominated in the 10th annual "Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling" recognition this year.

Each of the 2016 Best Workplace businesses nominated have shown exceptional commitment to recycling and reducing the amount of waste their company sends to the landfill. Their actions help reduce the impacts of climate change and feed recycled materials back into the economy. All award winners appeared in an ad in the Puget Sound Business Journal's August 15th "Washington's Best Workplaces" issue, listing all 112 of the 2016 Best Workplaces.

Here is a list of our Auburn Best Workplaces:

  • Auburn Square Apartments
  • City of Auburn (Local Government)
  • Lea Hill Elementary School
  • Morris Shadow Mountain Stables
  • Norgren GT Development Corporation
  • Safeway Auburn

For more information and details on each Best Workplace profiles, visit King County's websitelinks to external site.


City of Auburn Contacts

  • Joan Nelson, Solid Waste & Recycling Supervisor / Hauler Contract Management, 253-931-5103
  • Kathleen Edman, Solid Waste Customer Care Specialist / Outreach & Education, 253-931-3047