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Agri-Plas 5016 Waconda Rd NE Brooks, OR 503-390-2381 Offering Agricultural pesticide container recycling for Yakima County & surrounding areas.
Albertsons 401 S. 40th Avenue Yakima 965-0633 Accepts bags for recycling
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop 513 W. Yakima Avenue Yakima 575-1236 Clothing and household items
Basin Disposal PO Box 10843, Yakima Moxee, Selah, Union Gap 248-7533 Offering curbside service for areas in Moxee, Selah, and Union Gap including yard waste. Commercial Recycling service available. Click here for more information.
Behind Wal-Mart (by Mirastar gas station) Sunnyside Aluminum Cans, Plastic #1 and #2, mixed paper and newspaper
Best Buy 2321 South 1st Street Union Gap 494-0495 Recycling Kiosks - At the front of the store, accept rechargeable batteries, cell phones, CDs, DVDs, PDAs/smart phones, gift cards, ink and toner cartridges, wires, cords and cables.

Trade-In @ Best Buy - Customers can visit here to trade in select gently used electronics for a Best Buy gift card. Many locations in Yakima County Nationwide Program 877.2.RECYCLE (877.273.2925) accepts just about any kind of rechargeable battery, weighing up to 11 lbs. The program accepts all cell phones, with or without the cell phone battery. To find a location near you click here.
Camp Prime Time Barnett Implement 3110 Fruitvale Blvd. Yakima 248-2854 Annual Christmas Tree recycling starts the day after Christmas. Call for specific times & dates. Visit them on the web.
Central Lutheran Church 1604 16th Avenue Yakima N/A Paper
Central Salvage, Towing & Scrap 601 S. First Avenue Yakima 248-2800 Aluminum Cans, Scrap Iron, Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Metal, Appliances (no compressors), Auto Scrap Metal, Radiators/Electric Motors, whole cars
Central WA Recycling 102 N. 2nd Ave. Yakima 853-2890 Newspaper, Mixed Paper, Aluminum Cans, Cardboard, Magazines, Plastic Milk and Pop Bottles, Tin/Steel cans, Books, Scrap Metal. Click here for more information.
Cheyne Landfill 4970 Cheyne Road Zillah N/A Newspaper, Aluminum Cans, Cardboard, Magazines, Plastic Milk and Pop Bottles, Tin/Steel cans
Chicago Junk Machinery 13 South 3rd Avenue Yakima 457-5612 Aluminum Cans, Ferrous + Non-Ferrous Metal, Radiators/Electric Motors. No cars or appliances
City of Tieton (Police Station) 402 Naches Avenue Tieton N/A Cardboard, newspaper, plastic #1 and plastic #2, aluminum cans
City of Yakima, Public Works 2301 Fruitvale Blvd. Yakima City residents 575-6005 Yard Waste curbside service and curbside recycling service
Computer Works 2105 South First Street Yakima 248-8700 Computer components recycled for a fee.
Craigslist Yakima On-line service Yakima N/A There is no cost to post items you no longer need or want under the “FREE” section on-line at
Darling International, Inc. PO Box 1716 Tacoma 1-800-524-2401 Kitchen grease from restaurants
DLC Recycling 404 E. Arlington Yakima 453-4707 Aluminum, Copper, Brass, Stainless Steel, Insulated Wire, Starters, Motors, Radiators, and Prepared Steel
Elks Golf Course 318 Golf Course Road Selah N/A Paper
Fiesta Foods 2010 Yakima Valley Hwy. Sunnyside N/A Plastic grocery bags
Fiesta Foods 1008 E. Nob Hill Blvd. Yakima N/A Plastic grocery bags
Fred Meyer 1206 North 40th Avenue Yakima 576-6833 Plastic grocery bags. Plastic pots are also accepted for recycling in their nursery department.
Goodwill Industries 503 South 1st Street Selah 698-3560 Clothing, Furniture, Housewares. FREE Recycling of Computers and TV's
Goodwill Industries 1103-C Yakima Valley Hwy Sunnyside 837-6555 Clothing, Furniture, Housewares
Goodwill Yakima Kmart Donation Station K Mart parking lot
2304 E Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima NA Clothing, Furniture, Housewares. FREE Recycling of Computers and TV’s.
Goodwill Yakima Red Robin Donation Station Parking lot at 2706 W Nob Hill Blvd Yakima NA Clothing, Furniture, Housewares. FREE Recycling of Computers and TV’s.
Goodwill Yakima Store 3710 Tieton Dr Yakima NA Clothing, Furniture, Housewares. FREE Recycling of Computers and TV’s.
Goodwill Zillah Food Center attended Donation Station Parking lot at 145 1st Ave Zillah NA Clothing, Furniture, Housewares. FREE Recycling of Computers and TV’s.
Grandview Ace Hardware 224 Division St. Grandview (509) 882-3365 Compact fluorescent bulbs and tubes
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store (21 W. Mead Ave) Yakima 576-8077 Gently used bath fixtures, doors, windows, lights, home building items. Habitat also accepts cars, trucks, boats, RV's and farm equipment (working or not) electronics (computers, televisions, and e-readers) and mercury containing bulbs (compact fluorescent lights -- CFLs -- and fluorescent tubes) working or not for recycling as a part of a statewide recycling program, For more information about Habitat for Humanity go to
Hilton Elementary 211 Fourth Avenue Zillah N/A Newspaper, Aluminum Cans, Mixed Paper, Plastic Milk and Pop Bottles, Tin/Steel cans
Holy Family Church & Gymnasium 56th & Tieton Drive West Valley N/A Paper, Aluminum cans
Home Depot 2115 S First Street Union Gap 452-3016 Free Recycling of all CFL bulbs (Compact Fluorescent Bulbs)
Christmas light Trade-in program
Hunter’s Cove Nursery

941 Coyote Creek Road


969-8341 or

Accepts plant pots and plastic potting trays.
La Bodega Yakimex (Yakima Red Apple) Yakima Avenue Yakima N/A Paper
LaserTech Northwest 1008 W. Ahtanum, Suite 5 Union Gap 457-5569 Laser Toner/Ink Jet Cartridges
Lions Club 221 North 63rd Avenue Old Glasses Give New Life!
Lions help to conserve sight by providing usable eyeglasses and hearing aids to children and adults throughout the world.
Lower Valley Transfer Station 1150 Luther Road Granger N/A Newspaper, Aluminum Cans, Cardboard, Magazines, Plastic Milk and Pop Bottles, Tin/Steel cans, batteries.
Lowe’s Home Improvement 2500 Rudkin Rd Union Gap (509) 248-3032 Customers are able to recycle plastic plant trays, pots and tags, regardless of condition for free. No matter where consumers purchase the plant, they are encouraged to return the materials to a Lowe's Garden Center to be recycled.
Customers can also recycle Christmas lights (working or not) at collection bins at customer services mid-November through Christmas.
Lowe’s also offers recycling centers, located at the store entrance, for free recycling of rechargeable batteries, cell phones, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and plastic shopping bags.
Mayflower Metals, Inc 1515 S. Keys Yakima/Moxee 509-786-1818 Tin/Steel, copper, aluminum, stainless steel, and scrap iron, Old automobiles or appliances
Mid Valley Recycle 302 W. 2nd Street Wapato 877-7800 Paper, tin cans, aluminum cans, cardboard, scrap metal
Naches Lions @ Suntides Market 11 Pence Street Yakima/Gleed N/A Paper
Nike Nike Reuse-A_Shoe drop-off location. Bring any brand of athletic shoes to Nike Reuse-A-Shoe drop-off location . The closest location to Yakima is the Nike Factory Outlet Store in North Bend, WA. Other collection partners. Recycled shoes are ground up and made into running tracks, padding for athletic courts and turf.
Northwest Center 6609 Tieton Drive Yakima 992-2060 Household items and clothing.
Office Depot Tech Recycling Service 2319 South 1st Street Union Gap 577-0121 FREE recycle of ink and toner cartridges. Purchase a $5 $10 or $15 box to recycle computer monitors, fax machines, PC’s, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, telephones, digital cameras, video cameras, VCR’s, DVD players, MP3 players, cords and cables.
At Macy's
2625 Main Street
Union Gap 577-6000 The Return To Origins Recycling Program, at Origins cosmetics retail stores nationwide will accept empty cosmetic tubes, bottles and jars, regardless of brand to be recycled or used for energy recovery. If you recycle a cosmetic container at their site, they will treat you to a FREE sample of your choice of one of the Origins high-performance skincare products. For more information go to
Pacific Power See Ya’ Later Refrigerator Program All Pacific Power Residential Customers in Washington State 1-866-899-5539 You can get paid for your old refrigerator and freezer and have it hauled away for free. This program is offered to all Pacific Power residential customers in Washington and California. Refrigerators must be in working condition and must be plugged in to verify they are working. Units a minimum of 10 cubic feet in size (based on inside measurements) qualify for the program. Please make sure your old unit is empty when it is picked up. To schedule a free pick up,
sign up online now or call toll free 1-866-899-5539.
Pacific Steel & Recycling

Pacific Steel & Recycling
409 Butterfield Road, Yakima, WA 98901
(509) 453-1852

Yakima 453-1852 Pacific Steel & Recycling will pay customers for:
  • Laptops
  • Mice
  • Keyboards
  • Servers
  • Cell phones
  • Routers
  • Modems
  • Cable boxes
  • Lead acid batteries & laptop batteries
  • Whole cars
They accept for free (but do NOT pay for)
  • Fax machines
  • Copiers
  • Printers
They CHARGE to take:
  • Computer monitors
  • Television sets
(grooming salon)
1201 E. Washington Avenue Union Gap 457-1043 Petco has over 1,000 pet grooming salons nationwide. They recycle fur from their dog grooming salons and donate it to to be woven into mats or put into nylon stockings for soaking up oil spills. More information at
Plaid Door 220 N. 40th Avenue Yakima 453-8275 New and used clothing, furniture and household items
Radio Shack Electronics Trade-In Program Nationwide N/A Trade-In tech equipment to receive a Radio Shack gift card.
Safeway 205 North 5th Avenue Yakima 453-8833 plastic grocery bags
Safeway 2204 W. Nob Hill Blvd. Yakima 452-8860 plastic grocery bags
Safeway 905 E. Mead Avenue Yakima 457-6040 plastic grocery bags
Salvation Army 2615 Main Street Union Gap 453-3139 Clothing, Furniture, Housewares
Salvation Army 9 S 6th Ave Yakima 453-3139 Clothing, Furniture, Housewares. free recycling of computers and TV’s as of 1/1/09.
Save On Foods 800 N. Park Center Selah N/A Plastic grocery bags
Smith Auto Electric 12 S. 3rd Avenue Yakima N/A Auto and Lawn mower batteries

Smoke Detectors Return Program
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Home Smoke detectors contain small amounts of a radioactive isotope, which is not a hazard while mounted on your wall, but could be released if sent to the landfill. See Household Hazardous Waste for proper disposal recommendations
St. Joseph's School 202 North 4th Street Yakima 575-5557 Ink Cartridges, toner cartridges and laser cartridges
St. Pauls Church 1214 W. Chestnut Yakima N/A Paper
St. Vincent de Paul 2629 South 1st Street Yakima 457-5111 Clothing, Furniture, Housewares
Stanton Academy High School 802 River Road Yakima 509-573-1240

Recycling plastic packaging for diapers & diaper wipes. More information:

Sousley Sound & Communications 1005 Tieton Drive Yakima 248-4848 Batteries
Studio 16 Salon 2518 W. Nob Hill Blvd Yakima 452-6751 Recycles human hair from all hair cuts to to be woven into mats or put into nylon stockings for soaking up oil spills. More information at
Summitview Library 5709 Summitview Avenue West Valley N/A Paper
Sunnyside Christian Thrift Shop 305 North Avenue Sunnyside 839-4839 Clothing & household goods and FREE Recycling of Computers & TV’s
Target 12 N. Fair Avenue Yakima 248-3314 In Store Recycle Stations are located at the front of the store and accept: Ink cartridges, plastic shopping bags, empty aluminum cans and plastic bottles, cell phones and mp3 players. You can also trade in your old electronics and old DVD’s for a Target gift card. Target will also give you a 5 cent discount for bringing in your own bag when you shop. More at information at
Terrace Heights Elementary School 4300 Maple Ct Yakima 573-7800 TerraCycle™ Brigade collecting: Elmer’s Glue ® glue sticks, and Capri Sun ® drink pouches. Recycling glue sticks and drink pouches helps to earn money for their school. More info at
Terrace Heights Landfill 7151 Roza Hill Drive Terrace Heights 574-2450 Newspaper, Alum. Cans, Cardboard, Magazines,Plastic Milk & Pop Bottles, Tin/Steel cans, batteries, paint, household cleaners/chemicals, *yard waste, *Tires
Terracycle, Inc. National Program N/A 609-393-4252 Drink pouches, cookie wrappers, potato chip bags and more get turned into backpacks, pencil pouches and other items. Schools, groups or individuals can earn money by collecting and sending to wrappers, postage paid:
The Selling Wizard 5 W Yakima Ave Yakima 457-3229 Sell unwanted items on Ebay through The Selling Wizard. (commission fee 20-35%).
Top Foods 2203 S. 1st St. Yakima N/A Paper
Union Gospel Mission 1300 North 1st Street Yakima 248-4510 Recycle Bins on Site for: Cardboard, Newspaper, Magazines, Plastic #1 & #2, aluminum & tin. The mission also accepts TV's & computers for recycling, FREE of charge. Also asking for donated appliances and furniture (in good condition) and plastic grocery bags for reuse in food pantry and Lighthouse gift shop. They will take donated clothing and household items as well.
Used Motor Oil network throughout Yakima County 574-2450 used motor oil and petroleum products
Valley View Market 107 W. Lincoln Avenue Sunnyside Clothing Donation Box
Value Village 2503 Main Street Union Gap 454-4060 Clothing and Household items. Also collectstelevisions, computers, and E-readers.
Walco Animal Health 120 E. Hill Road Sunnyside Clothing Donation Box
Wal-Mart 1600 E. Chestnut Terrace Heights 248-3448 Plastic Grocery Bags. Wal-Mart Kids Recycling Challenge is an annual event held October-March
Wal-Mart 2675 East Lincoln Avenue Sunnyside 839-7339 Plastic Grocery Bags
Wal-Mart 6600 W. Nob Hill Yakima 966-0478 Plastic Grocery Bags
Wal-Mart National Program Wal-Mart is providing its customers with a fast, safe and easy way to trade in or recycle electronics. The program is powered by Gazelle, the nation's largest consumer electronics reCommerce service. Our online calculator will determine a value for your items. You send your items to Gazelle and are paid with Wal-Mart Prepaid Visa Cards, which can be used for purchases at or Wal-Mart stores. When items have no trade in value, Gazelle will recycle them responsibly, free of charge.
Webers Auto Parts 6410 W. Powerhouse Yakima 966-4710 Non-Ferrous Metal/Scrap Aluminum and Auto Salvage Scrap Metal
Wesley United Methodist Church 14 N. 48th Avenue West Valley 966-2370 Paper, Cardboard, Plastic Pop & Milk jugs plastic, tin, aluminum
West Valley Kiwanis Behind Yakima Battery on Powerhouse Road Yakima N/A Newspaper Recycle bin
West Valley Kiwanis Tieton Village parking lot Yakima N/A Newspaper Recycle bin
Wheels For Wishes 701 Fifth Avenue, 42nd Floor,Seattle,WA,98104 Seattle 1-855-704-9474(WISH) Car Donations
Wray’s Thriftway 5605 Summitview West Valley 966-2660 Plastic Grocery Bags
Wray’s Thriftway 7200 W. Nob Hill Blvd. West Valley 965-4040 Plastic Grocery Bags
Wray’s Thriftway 401 West Nob Hill Blvd. Yakima 248-0610 Plastic Grocery Bags
Yakima Area Arboretum 1401 Arboretum Drive



Accepts plant pots and plastic potting trays.
Yakima Battery 3402 Fruitvale Blvd. Yakima 452-1107 auto batteries
Yakima Waste Systems 2812 1/2 Terrace Heights Drive, Yakima Yakima and Unincorporated areas 248-4213 Curbside Recycling Collection Program which includes: newspaper, aluminum Cans, cardboard, magazines, plastics #1-7 including colored plastics and milk & pop bottles, tin/steel cans, waxed milk cartons & shredded paper. Yakima Waste Systems provides curbside recycling service for Yakima & Unincorporated (Yakima County) area residents as well as a curbside yard and wood waste recycling program. They also provide commercial recycling service. Yakima Waste Systems has recycling drop boxes at their facility for all the commodities that they collect in their curbside program. NOTE: Plastics 1-7 need to have a “neck” (no yogurt or margarine containers).
Yakima Waste Systems 340 State Route 223 Granger 800-572-9738 FREE Recycling of Computers and TV’s as of 1/1/09 drop off service at their facility.
YWCA Y's Boutique 15 N. Naches Ave Yakima 248-7796 clothing, household items
Zillah Food Center 145 First Avenue Zillah N/A Newspaper, Aluminum Cans, Cardboard, Mixed Paper, Plastic Milk and Pop Bottles, Tin/Steel cans, Clothing
Zillah Middle School (parking lot) 1301 Cutler Way Zillah N/A Newspaper, Aluminum Cans, Mixed Paper, Plastic Milk and Pop Bottles, Tin/Steel cans