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Recycling event in Redmond area

recycling Residents in unincorporated areas can drop off a variety of reusable and recyclable materials during a special recycling event held by the King County Solid Waste Division April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Eastlake High School east of Redmond.
   Materials accepted at the community event include scrap metal, appliances, ceramic toilets and sinks, car tires (off rims), car batteries, #6 plastic food containers, bulky wood waste (tree branches at least three inches in diameter, stumps, logs, plywood, and other untreated/unpainted lumber), reusable household goods (furniture, toys, etc.), and reusable or recyclable textiles. Hazardous materials such as cleaning products and paint will not be accepted.
   The county will charge a $5 fee for toilets and a $15 fee for appliances containing CFCs, such as refrigerators and air conditioners. All other items will be accepted free of charge.
   This recycling event is designed to supplement curbside and drop box recycling programs and help residents recycle hard-to-recycle materials. Eastlake High School is located east of Redmond at 400 228th Avenue NE. For more information, call the recycling information line at 296-4466.