Reducing waste by recycling is one of Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System's main objectives. There are many options for recycling in our area, and recycling can reduce your costs.  For a list of specific materials that the Spokane County transfer stations and WTE facility can accept, go here.

Recyclable Materials

Typical recyclable materials include:
  • Aluminum cans and foil
  • Corrugated and non-corrugated cardboard
  • Clean Pizza Boxes
  • Glass bottles and jars (no lids)
  • Mixed paper (not shredded)
  • Most types of paper (no coated or laminated)
  • Other metal cans, including empty aerosol cans (no lids or tips)
  • Plastics numbered 1 through 7 (no lids).
  • Small pieces of scrap metal
Non-recyclable items include:

Single-Stream Recycling

Spokane County is now a single-stream recycling community! Single-stream recycling allows all recyclables to be placed in a single container without separating them. It's easy!

Light Recycling

Washington Recycling of mercury-containing lights is now free at authorized collection sites (including SCRSWS transfer stations), thanks to The Washington Mercury-Containing Lights Stewardship Program and LightRecycle Washington


Do you have something you want to get rid of but don't know where to take it? Find the place that will take it! For more information, call the Spokane County Regional Recycling Information Line at 509-477-6800.

Quick Recycling Links