Ask SSC How do I dispose of old license plates?
Q: I moved from out of state and my husband and I have our old license plates to recycle. If we invalidate the stickers and bend them so they can't be used, can we then stick them in the recycling bins at our house?
We accept old license plates, except those listed below, for recycling in both our curbside recycling program and at any of our three area recycling centers. To prepare old plates for recycling:
We can not accept the following types of license plates. Please return to a vehicle licensing office. For more info click here.
Recycling Center / Transfer Stations
For questions or more information please contact us or call (360) 734-3490.
About Sanitary Service Company (SSC)
Established in 1929, SSC is Whatcom County's largest recycling and garbage collection service provider, serving 45,000 + customers from Bellingham to Blaine and beyond. SSC is a sustaining member of Sustainable Connections, a Toward Zero Waste Founding Pioneer, 100% Green Power Leader, 5-Star EnviroStar, bicycle-friendly business and Whatcom Smart Trips employer. For more info visit ssc-inc.com.