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Originally published Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 12:00 AM


Including the kitchen sink | Where to find almost anything recycled

Puget Sound area recycling and salvage resources:

Recycling and salvage resources:

The RE Store

1440 NW 52nd St.

Seattle, WA 98107


Second Use:

7953 2nd Ave. S.

206 763-6929

King County's online materials exchange


Items ranging from doors and insulation to plumbing and floor coverings. Users can place materials for sale or purchase them.


The GreenTools site of King County's Solid Waste Division includes certification programs, construction and demolition recycling and reuse, deconstruction techniques and incentives.

Earthwise, Inc. Building Salvage

Removes, buys and sells reusable building materials and architectural salvage. A founding member of Northwest Building Salvage Network.


Online materials exchange in counties including Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Kitsap and Thurston.

1-800-RECYCLE (732-9253)

Find recycling and reuse opportunities using the online database or by calling Department of Ecology's toll-free number.

King County Construction Recycling Directory

Organized by material type, this is a guide to recycling opportunities in King County and Western Washington.

King County Solid Waste Division's "What do I do with ... ?"

To find reuse, recycling and disposal options for different materials, from old appliances and tires to pesticides and packing peanuts.


Non-profit movement of people who are giving and getting stuff for free in their own towns.

Co-op America's list of "things you didn't know you can recycle"

The Seattle Times story, September 22, 2007, on reclaiming products for your renovation or new construction:

Recyling cell phones:

Drop-off locations for old cell phones, PDAs, cell-phone batteries, chargers, or other accessories.

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