Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) reminds customers that normal trash pick-up will occur on Thursday, July 4th in Victory Heights despite the Independence Day holiday. This includes food and yard waste, garbage and recycling collections. Customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 a.m. to ensure collection. The City of Seattle’s North Recycling and Disposal Station in the Fremont/Wallingford area will be closed on Thursday, July 4. The South Recycling and Disposal Station in the South Park area will be open during regular business hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Fireworks are banned in Seattle. Leaving unused fireworks around your house can be a dangerous to your children, pets, and your home. Fireworks, ammunition and explosives are NOT accepted at any of the local Household Hazardous Waste collection sites. Call the Seattle Police Department at 206-684-8980 and an officer will collect them. Fireworks are not allowed within the City of Seattle limits and it is recommended that residents not transport them in their vehicles.
Everyone have a happy, safe (and hopefully cooler) 4th of July!