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Mercer Island Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Mercer Island trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Mercer Island is in Washington with Bellevue to the north, Renton to the south, Seattle to the west, Burien to the southwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Mercer Island Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.mercerisland.gov/publicworks/page/recycling-compost-garbage

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day: January 1
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: third Monday of January
  • Presidents’ Day: third Monday of February
  • Memorial Day: last Monday of May
  • Juneteenth: June 19
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day: first Monday of September
  • Veterans’ Day: November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day: fourth Thursday of November
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day: December 25

When a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed as a holiday. City offices and many other facilities will be closed on the holidays listed above.

Mercer Island Trash Collection Map

Mercer Island Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.recology.com/recology-king-county/mercer-island/bulky-items-2/

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Sofas/Chairs
  • Mattresses/Box Springs
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Washing Machines

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Oil-based paint, thinners, and stains
  • Batteries

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Mercer Island and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.mercerisland.gov/publicworks/page/recycling-compost-garbage

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Mercer Island?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.recology.com/recology-king-county/mercer-island/bulky-items-2/

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.mercerisland.gov/publicworks/page/recycling-compost-garbage

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Mercer Island Public Works Department?


Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Mercer Island trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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