Enterprise Services provides a surplus operation that recycles, re-uses or sells materials on behalf of government. Each year, this program keeps over 600,000 pounds of materials out of landfills.


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Surplusing Items

RCW 43.19.1919 directs state agencies to use Surplus Operations to dispose of their items if the value is more than $500. Public agencies, including state and local government, school districts, tribal government, and ports can send items they no longer need (but still have usefulness) to one central location for purchase by other public organizations or even the public. To get your organization started in surplusing items, view the Register to use Surplus Request Management System webpage.

For items valued under $500, public agencies should view How to Surplus Your Items for their three options.

Surplus Operations is self-funded and mandated to operate in a cost recovery manner.