This holiday season there are several places to take your old holiday lights for recycling. Don’t throw them in the trash – there are valuable metals in the wires which
Here are some of the nearby places where you can take them:
- Ace Hardware stores – Maple Leaf in Seattle and Magnolia (2420 32nd Ave W) stores
- Girl Scouts of Western Washington / Point Defiance Zoo program: Seattle Administrative Office at
601 Valley Street (just west of Aurora)
- Lowe’s home improvement stores – 12525 N Aurora Ave, 2700 Rainier Ave S and most other locations
- McLendon Hardware – all 7 Puget Sound area locations
King County Solid Waste Division always has up-t0-date information about holiday light recycling.
When you donate holiday lights, remove all packaging, twist-ties and rubber bands. Place lights directly in the collection bin, with no bags or other extra material.
Yes! Twelve times yes! Thanks for spreading this information. Let’s keep the season of giving from also becoming a season of waste.