News

Mercer Island spring recycling event April 13

The annual spring recycling event on Mercer Island will take place on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mercer Island Boat Launch.

Items accepted at the event include: tires, motor oil, filters and antifreeze, lead acid batteries and household goods and clothing. Porcelain toilets and sinks are accepted for a $10 fee, while propane tanks are a $5 fee, as are appliances and scrap metal. Refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners are accepted for a $10 fee, the same with mattresses. All fees are cash only.

Computers and televisions will not be accepted, neither will cleaning products or household chemicals.

To see a full list of what is accepted and what is not, see the City of Mercer Island website.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 27 edition online now. Browse the archives.