Recycling / Reuse Options in Whatcom County

used building materials logoWe greatly appreciate your effort to see items reused.  The RE Store makes a daily effort to accept as much reusable building materials as possible. We are limited by available storage space, customer demand, and the hazards posed by certain materials. Check out these other recycling options that can help you save money on disposal fees and reduce waste.

Furniture, clothing & household items
Garbage
Hazardous Material
Metal & Appliances
Paint
Plate Glass
Wood
How much did The RE Store save?!

Furniture, Clothing & Household items:

ARC of Whatcom Co.     Pickup of household items 671-3344
Assistance League of Bellingham     1322 Cornwall Ave
Goodwill     1115 E. Sunset Square
Salvation Army    1515 Birchwood, donations 9-3
Value Village     3990 Meridian, 9-9 M-S 10-7 Su

Garbage: (is it really?)

Sanitary Service Company (S.S.C.)     8-5 M-F     1001 Roeder Ave, Bellingham     734-3490
RDS Recycling & Disposal Services     4916 La Bounty (next to Recomp off Slater Rd), 7:30-5:30 every day
Recomp   1524 Slater Rd, 8-5 every day
Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling  M-F 8-4    250 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd, Lynden    354-3400
T & T Recovery   4731 Lost Creek Ln, Bellingham  (360) 671-0722

Hazardous Material:

Disposal of Toxics Facility
3505 Airport Dr, 9-4 M-F 1st S of month
Northwest Air Pollution Authority
Information on asbestos 800-622-4627

Metal & Appliances:

Appliance Depot     802 Marine Drive    10 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday
Northwest Recycling   1419 C St , 8-4:30 M-F, 8-1 Sat
Z Recyclers   6129 Guide Meridian, 8-5 M-F
RDS Recycling & Disposal Services     4916 La Bounty (next to Recomp off Slater Rd), 7:30-5:30 every day
Recomp   1524 Slater Rd, 8-5 every day

Paint:

Latex
The RE Store! Cans must be half full or more and rust-free
Oil-Based
Disposal of Toxics Facility
3505 Airport Dr, 9-4 M-F 1st S of month

Plate Glass:

Z Recyclers   6129 Guide Meridian, 8-5 M-F
RDS Recycling & Disposal Services     4916 La Bounty (next to Recomp off Slater Rd), 7:30-5:30 every day
Recomp   1524 Slater Rd, 8-5 every day
Sanitary Service Company (S.S.C.)     8-5 M-F     1001 Roeder Ave, Bellingham     734-3490

Wood:

Northwest Chip & Grind     676-9569
RDS Recycling & Disposal Services     4916 La Bounty (next to Recomp off Slater Rd), 7:30-5:30 every day
Recomp   1524 Slater Rd, 8-5 every day

Materials saved annually by The RE Store

  • Average annual materials saved by REStore from landfills:  over 5,000,000 pounds
  • Over 100,000 customers annually visit our two stores in Bellingham & Seattle
  • Number of job sites visited by The RE Store per year – over 1100
  • Number of The RE Store pickups completed per year – over 750
  • Number of jobs directly created by The RE Store – 25+
  • Reusing the lumber from one 1, 2000 sq. foot house prevents 33 trees from being logged, transported, & processed

We greatly appreciate your effort to see items reused.  The RE Store makes a daily effort to accept as much reusable building materials as possible. We are limited by available storage space, customer demand, and the hazards posed by certain materials.

Or check out this motherload List of Recycling Services in Whatcom County with everything from antifreeze to video games  (188 pages!!!)

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