Garbage, Recycling & Compostables


Thursday, February 18:
Waste Management Customers - Due to snow, ice and slushy areas on Friday, February 12 and Monday, February 15, Waste Management was not able to collect in some areas. If you were missed, see Collection Delays for more information on when your materials will be collected.

Republic Services Customers - please contact your hauler for collection information.

The City of Auburn's homes, apartments and businesses are serviced by two solid waste haulers: Waste Management and Republic Services.

Who's your solid waste hauler?

Click on this map (PDF) or use the Citizen Look Up Tool (residential customers only). If you do not find the information you are looking for on the menu please call our Solid Waste Customer Care Specialist at 253-931-3038, option #2 or email for more information.


Information for curbside service at single family residences (1-2 units) or mobile home parks.

Hauler: Waste Management or Republic Services



Information for service at apartments (3 or more units).

Hauler: Waste Management or Republic Services



Information on service at businesses.

Hauler: Waste Management or Republic Services



Information for teachers from the Auburn School District (ASD) on environmental education and classroom presentations.

Schools - Environmental Education


Resident's Guide to Utility Services

Our Resident's Guide to Utility Services brochure (PDF) provides information regarding your water, sewer, storm and/or garbage, recycle and compostables services. Please take a look and call us if you have any questions at 253-931-3038, option #2.

Missed Solid Waste Collection?

For all missed garbage, recycling and compostable collections, call your hauler directly within 24 hours. No credit is given for missed collections. Call your hauler and to schedule a courtesy pickup.

Collection Delays (Due to Weather)

Waste Management customers - view details on Collection Delays.
Republic Services customers - view hauler's website.

View Upcoming Events:

  • King County Residential Recycle Collection Events
  • Bulky Item Collection Events

Sort it Out: Recycling rule January 2, 2018.

Effective 1/2/2018 self-haul transfer station and drop box customers will be required to place selected materials in designated recycling bins or areas at facilities that accept those materials for recycling.
 View details (PDF)

City of Auburn Contacts

  • Joan Nelson, Solid Waste & Recycling Supervisor / Hauler Contract Management, 253-931-3038, option #2
  • Kathleen Edman, Solid Waste Customer Care Specialist / Outreach & Education, 253-931-3038, option #2