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Recycling help during COVID-19

Your Bellevue business’ solid waste streams may look different while operating under reduced capacity during COVID-19. Bellevue Utilities staff are available to help!

Contact recycle@bellevuewa.gov or 425-452-6197 to request support with waste reduction and recycling options that may help at this time, including:

  • Recommendations for right-sizing your outdoor waste bins or frequency of service to help save money
  • Staff training and signage to help with properly sorting recyclables to reduce waste and avoid increased garbage costs
  • Other personalized assistance with waste reduction and recycling solutions that can benefit your business and our environment

Republic Services provides solid waste services to businesses in Bellevue, including recycling and organics collection. Bellevue Utilities helps businesses divert waste from the landfill through recycling and composting. Contact us at recycle@bellevuewa.gov or 425-452-6932.

Recycling and Composting

Check out these success stories of businesses reducing waste, recycling and composting your community!

Download this best practices guide for Bellevue businesses for tips and resources to save money, protect the environment, reduce your company’s carbon footprint, improve efficiency, and help retain employees, customers, and clients.

Printable Guides:

Businesses in Bellevue can receive the following free of charge:

  • Free Recycling and Composting Service: This includes unlimited recycling and up to two 96-gallon compost carts per garbage container serviced weekly through Republic Services.
  • Technical Assistance: Utilities will help you create recycling and commercial composting programs tailored to your organization’s needs.
  • On-site Waste Studies: Utilities staff will review your current waste practices and look for opportunities to reduce waste and enhance recycling and composting collection, regardless of whether you own your building or are in a property-managed complex.
  • Signage, instruction sheets, and more!

Additional Resources

Help employees know what goes where

Other diversion resources