SEA Waste Diversion Goals
SEA’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Program strives to maximize the diversion of recoverable materials from landfills while maintaining compliance with applicable federal, state, and local waste regulations. Our 2020 waste reduction goals are:
Divert 60% our terminal waste from landfills
Divert 15% of our airfield waste from landfills
Divert 75% of our construction project waste from landfills
How Passengers Can Help Prevent Waste
Passengers can help SEA reach its waste reduction goals. Small steps like using a reusable water bottle, using digital boarding passes, and properly sorting trash can divert waste from landfills and reduce the amount of trash generated at the airport. For more green travel tips explore the options below and visit our sustainable travel guide.
Water Refill and Drain Stations
SEA provides 13 water refill stations throughout the terminal and liquid drain stations at each security check point. These stations help prevent waste from single-use plastic containers and avoid beverage confiscation by TSA agents.
Follow this link to the SEA interactive map to find the water refill station nearest you.
Sorting Your Recyclables, Compost, and Trash
Passengers will find recycling bins conveniently located throughout the airport to help properly sort recoverable materials and reduce waste to landfill.