Holiday Tree Recycling Plus Tips and Info
Bellingham, WA - Holiday recycling tips and info updated for the 2013-2014 holiday season.
Prep: Remove all decorations (inc. tinsel).
FoodPlus! Year-Round Collection
Place inside Toter®. No extra charge.
Full Toter®? Place tree next to Toter®. Cost: $6 per tree (up to 8’ long). Fee will be added to next bill.
Other seasonal items accepted in FoodPlus! include:
Curbside Pick-Up (non FoodPlus! Customers)
Pick-up must be scheduled in advance. Pick-up is on regular FoodPlus! day for your service area.
Cost: $6 per tree (up to 8’ long). Charge to account or pre-pay.
Bellingham Transfer Station (Corner F St & Roeder Ave)
Cost: $6 per tree (up to 8’ long). Check in at front office for instructions and to pay.
Holiday Lights, Extension Cords and Wire
These items can be recycled as scrap metal. Please bundle with string, rubber band or twist tie and place next to curbside recycling bins with other scrap metal.
Non-Recyclable Holiday Items—Garbage
Note: Extra charges apply on overweight containers or containers whose lid is not fully closed due to extra garbage under the lid. Extra charges also apply for garbage piled on top of, or beside, containers.
Recycling Overflow—Customer Tips (moderate quantities accepted)
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 was named the 2012 Green Business of the Year by the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber and 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. Connect with us: Facebook/sscinc and Twitter @sscinctweets.