Cascade Recycling Center (CRC)
The CRC processes recyclables collected from over 250,000 households in Washington. The facility is 82,000 square feet on 6.25 acres. CRC processes 12,000 tons of commingled recyclables every month. With advanced sorting capabilities, less than 5% of the material that enters the facility ends up at the landfill. The CRC is open for public tours; to request a tour Click Here.
The WM single stream sorting system allows residents and businesses to combine all of their recyclables in one container. Paper, metals, glass and plastic bottles are collected together and specially designed technology and quality control employees sort the materials and create bales of various commodities ready for shipment and their second life.
Acceptable Material for Single Stream
Refer to the recycling guide you receive in the mail for acceptable materials.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 4:00 AM to 8:30 pm
The facility is not open to public drive-in customers but is open to commercial customers.
Tours of the recycling center are available to customers and community groups on a limited basis. Request a tour