SeaTac Fall Recycling Event will be this Saturday, Oct. 23 near Valley Ridge Park/Tyee

By Paul Ploumis

A Fall Recycling Event will be held near Valley Ridge Park/Tyee High School (map below) this Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This free event will provide anyone the opportunity to discard goods to be recycled.

Materials to be collected for free are: secure document shredding, scrap metal, porcelain, motor oil, tires, anti-freeze, household goods, Styrofoam, plastic bags, batteries, CFL light Bulbs, electronics, plastic film and paint, including latex, oil based and stains/varnish.

Organizers are also requesting the following precautions be met:

    • We strongly discourage you from attending if you are at increased risk of complications due to COVID-19 – This includes people 60 years or older, and those with underlying medical conditions.
    • Don’t attend if you are sick or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, or if someone in your household is.
      Stay in your vehicle and follow directions by staff.
    • If you must get out of your vehicle, keep at least six feet of space between yourself and others.
    • Do not touch your face.
    • Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds frequently when possible or use alcohol-based sanitizer as an alternative if handwashing is not available.
    • We encourage you to wear a face mask
    • Please be patient as delays can be expected due to event staff maintaining social distancing and customers holding on to items during the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.