Where to recycle in the Tri-Cities

Recycling is different in each city.

Are you looking to become a resident in the Tri-Cities, or if you are already a resident: see below details around what each city has to offer:

Convenient drop off locations

Luckily there are many drop off locations for recyclables in case your apartment complex or business doesn’t have a recycling contract in place.

Clayton Ward Recycling Centers:  Richland or Kennewick

Basin Disposal Locations in Pasco

Richland drop off locations or this link

Waste Management Kennewick

Horn Rapids Landfill

Free Appliance Recycling Richland

Metals & Steel  Pacific Steel & Recycling in Pasco and Kennewick

General Washington sources 

Comprehensive database for all recycling locations in WA: 1-800-Recycle. You can type in your zip code and it presents all local options per recyclable.

Household hazardous waste, Recycle Right and much more at the Department of Ecology website.

Household hazardous waste

Horn Rapids Landfill accepts yard waste plus the following materials: 

Used motor oil (5 gallon limit per visit), Antifreeze, Cooking oil, Automotive batteries, Rechargeable batteries, Propane tanks and canisters

Remaining Household Hazardous Waste materials are accepted by Benton County. Information on annual collection events is available by contacting Benton County’s Solid Waste Division at (509) 736-3084 x5682 or by visiting their webpage at Benton County Solid Waste.

For ideas on how to store your hazardous waste between collection events,  see storage and disposal alternatives.


E-Cycle Washington is a free program that makes it easy for Washington residents to recycle their broken, obsolete or worn-out electronics.

Electronic products contain valuable materials that can be recycled and toxic chemicals that should be kept out of the landfill. See www.ecyclewashington.org where to drop off electronics in your area.

Receive instant cash for your mobile phone at eATM kiosks in WalMart Stores. 

Thrift stores to recycle clothing and home goods


Beautiful Threads – 3616 West 27th Ave. in Kennewick – (509) 795-2540  

Goodwill Industries Thrift Stores / Kennewick, Pasco,  Richland.

Repeat Boutique, 22 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick – (509) 619-0600;  1331 George Washington Way, Richland.  

Sails Outlet , 408 N. Fruitland St., Kennewick, 586-­‐8599  

Seattle Children’s Kennewick Bargain Boutique – 2810 W Kennewick Ave., Kennewick – (509) 783-0225

St. Vincent Center, 731 N. Columbia Center Boulevard, Kennewick,783-­‐7020

Threads, 201 N.Edison St., Kennewick, 735-­‐4370


Atomic City Thrift 1420 Jadwin Ave. in Richland – (509) 946-1221

Community Thrift– 303 Wellsian Way in Richland – (509) 315-1970  

Hope Outfitters – 1341 George Washington Way, Unit E in Richland

New Beginnings1016 Lee Blvd., Richland, 946-­‐7231 

Habitat Restore: Tri-County Partners HFH Store, 309 Wellsian Way, Richland, 943-1330


Teen Challenge Resale & Donation Center – 1120 W Sylvester St., Pasco. 547-2341

Amber Rose Consignment, 1315 George Wa. Way, Richland, 943-­‐6542

Used Books, Movies, Video Games in Tri-­‐Cities, WA 

Adventures Underground1391 George WA Way, Richland, 946-­‐9893

The Bookworm(books)201 N.Edison St., Kennewick,735-­‐9016; 701 the Pkwy, Richland,946-­‐0898 

EB Games(video games) 4008 W.27th Ave., Kennewick,737-­‐0910 

Richland & Mid-­‐Columbia Libraries Friends of the Library book sales. 


Yard waste is picked up at the curbside in the City of Richland and is made into compost at the Horn Rapids Landfill. They also add biosolids from the waste treatment plant to the yard waste to make compost. It is marketed to wholesalers and used in city parks. Watch the video for more information