News & Events
New Cart Delivery for Mercer Island Residents!
Throughout the month of September, Recology will deliver new carts to residential homes in Mercer Island. Garbage carts will be black, recycling carts blue and compost carts green. Removal of your old carts will occur at the same time. However, please note that you will not receive ALL of your new carts at the same […] Read more.
Update Your Compost Service
New Weekly Compost Service Effective October 1, 2019, compost collection will change from bi-monthly to weekly collection. With more frequent compost collection, you may require fewer compost carts. New rates for weekly compost service are outlined below along with instructions to change your service level. Weekly Compost Service Level 2019 Rate per month 1 […] Read more.
Private Road Liability Waiver
Effective October 1, 2019 Recology will be Mercer Island’s new recycling, compost and garbage hauler. As a precautionary measure, Recology originally requested a road damage waiver from all residents located on private roads. However, after hearing feedback from the community, we recognize that a modified approach would better serve the residents of Mercer Island, and […] Read more.
City of Mercer Island Signs Contract with Recology for Solid Waste Services
Starting October 1, 2019, Recology will begin service to the City of Mercer Island for recycling, compost and garbage collection. The City of Mercer Island selected Recology through a competitive bid process, highlighting our commitment to customer service, innovative education and outreach programs, and competitive rates. We are thrilled to provide expanded service options for […] Read more.
Better at the Bin – Painless Ways to Recycle More
Globally, we produce 3.5 million tons of rubbish a day. If we packed all those discards into garbage trucks and parked them end to end, the line would stretch across the United States, a distance of 3,000 miles. The typical American produces 4.5 pounds of trash per day. That’s higher than in any other country. We can […] Read more.