City of Wenatchee’s annual recycling event is this Saturday


The City of Wenatchee will hold a free annual recycling event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1745 South Wenatchee Avenue. Personal identification and proof of residence in the form of water, power or telephone bill are required.

Acceptable items for drop-off include automotive batteries, scrap iron, refrigerators, air conditioners, appliances, televisions, laptop, computers and monitors.

Do not bring propane or pressurized tanks, liquids, paint or aerosols, hazardous materials, mattresses or furniture, fluorescent bulbs or ballasts, household batteries, printers or peripherals, enclosed barrels or tanks or household garbage.

To learn more about the event from city personnel, watch this recent edition of Wake Up Wenatchee Valley with Dan Kuntz as he talks with John Fairbanks & Lance Merz of Wenatchee Code Enforcement about their Recycling Event.

City of Wenatchee residents can also dispose of passenger and light truck tires for free until disposal trailers are full. Rims will not be removed from tires for return to owners.

Items not accepted at the eventy include: propane tanks, pressurized tanks, liquids, paint and aerosols, matresses, furniture, light bulbs, household batteries, printers and household garbage.

For yard waste recycling, take items to Stemilt Organic Recycling, 1465 S. Wenatchee Ave. Acceptable items for drop off include brush, tree limbs, branches, grass clippings and yard waste. Free loads limited at two standard-size pickups per household.