Surplus for Eligible Organizations

Certain organizations (e.g., state and local government agencies, and some non-profit organizations) can take advantage of additional benefits available through Surplus Operations by requesting certain items before they become available for auction to the public.

Apply to become a priority customer

An eligibility application is required to access this benefit. Please note that individual employees of eligible organizations cannot access this benefit unless they are a designated purchaser acting on behalf of their organization.

To get started, email or call 360-407-2275

Some eligible organizations may also be able to benefit from our Federal Surplus program. For information on the additional requirements for that program, email or call 360-407-2274.

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Success Story

In need of a generator to power large-scale water filtration projects, JJH Earthworks turned to DES and the federal surplus program available to veterans who own small businesses.