City fall recycling event and rain barrel sale is Oct. 26 at boat launch

Safely dispose of the old equipment, electronics, appliances and other household items that are cluttering your basement or garage at the Mercer Island Fall Recycling Event on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Mercer Island boat launch.

Residents can also pick up a rain barrel, at a highly discounted rate, to use in water conservation projects around the garden. These are available starting at 9 a.m. at City Hall.

For a list of accepted items, and fees for some items, download an event flyer at or look through your mail for the blue flyer sent to all residents several days ago.

Volunteers for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services will be on hand to accept donations of food or cash for the food bank.

The boat launch is located at 3600 East Mercer Way. For more, go to


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