Town of Friday Harbor
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   Friday Harbor Single Family Residential Recycling      

Who is eligible to sign up for the Town recycling program?

Presently, the Town recycling program is available to Single Family Residential homes.  The Town plans to develop a Multi-Family Residential and Commercial recycling program in the future.

How do I sign up for recycling pick-up service and how much does it cost?

● Please complete the recycling form, cut along the dotted line, and return the form to our office.

● Recycling must be in a 32-gallon, weatherproof container with a lid and labeled with a “Recycle” sticker and house number.
   For your convenience, we can provide you with the appropriate labels.

● It costs $2.00 for each 32-gallon container picked up.

When do recycling pick-ups occur?

Recycling pick-ups occur once a month, during the first week of the month, on your regularly scheduled refuse pick-up day.

What we collect

Please rinse out any residue prior to recycling.


Cardboard (packaging, pizza boxes, etc.)

Magazines, books, catalogs, newspapers, phonebooks, etc.

Mail (window envelopes, store ads, etc.)

Paper food boxes/frozen food boxes

Plastic jars, bottles, jugs, yogurt cups, sour cream containers, etc.

Glass bottles and jars (any color)

Aluminum, steel, or tin cans

Milk cartons and juice boxes

Plastic bags, shrink wrap, and cellophane

Paper towels, plates, or napkins

Aluminum foil and foil trays

Computer paper

Shredded paper (in clear plastic bag)

Scrap metal (clean and without plastic, limit 2’ x 2’, and 35-lbs.)

Prescription vials

Styrofoam packaging, packing peanuts, etc.

Paint or paint cans

Aerosol cans

Light bulbs (incandescent, fluorescent, etc.)

Ceramics or dishes

Toxic containers (oils, antifreeze, pesticides, herbicides, etc.)

Needles or syringes (i.e. “sharps”)

Mirrors or window glass


Disposable diapers or rags

Dirt, soil, or concrete

Food compost




Recycling Application Form          Yard Waste Recycling


For more information contact: Customer Service Clerk, 360.378-2810



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