Seattle garbage, food- and yard-waste and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Memorial Day on Monday, May 26. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 a.m. to ensure collection.

Customers can report a Monday missed garbage, yard-waste or recycling collection after 8 a.m. on Tuesday by calling (206) 684-3000 or by visiting SPU’s website at

The City of Seattle’s South Transfer Station (130 S. Kenyon St.) is open extended hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Directions, station hours and traffic cams are at

SPU can also pick up bulky items, including old furniture, mattresses, appliances and the like. The cost is $30 per item or $38 for items containing CFCs, such as refrigerators. Call (206) 684-3000 to arrange a bulky item collection.