The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System provides clean and convenient one-stop drops for your disposal needs. Most items are accepted as trash, which requires a disposal fee. For more information, call our information line at 509-477-6800. Recycling drop off and household hazardous waste drop off are free of charge to residential customers.
Have something for disposal or recycling? Check out the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste Disposal Locations for where to take it OR check out the Spokane Waste Directory if you're unsure how to dispose of your waste.
Spokane's Waste to Energy (WTE) Facility:
Providing a waste management solution
- Secure destruction, ensuring confidential and proprietary information is incinerated
- Certificate of Destruction when needed
- Waste volume reduction by 90% – weight by 75%
- Recovering energy from your waste
- Environmentally preferred method of disposal over landfill
Currently, Spokane's WTEF accepts waste needing special handling for secure disposal and energy recovery. Waste streams not designating as a hazardous waste per Federal and State regulations can be accepted for disposal and energy recovery. Services offered include secure disposal, Certificate of Destruction, after hours waste acceptance, and specialized off-loading and processing.
Links to downloadable forms:
- Special Handling – Non-Typical Waste Packet (PDF 669 KB)
- Special Handling – Non-Typical Waste Packet for Law Enforcement (PDF 1.0 MB)
For questions, to submit your forms, or to schedule a secure disposal appointment, please call 509-625-6580 or email Solidwaste@spokanecity.org.
Spokane's Waste to Energy (WTE) Facility is part of our community's overall comprehensive solid waste system that encourages recycling and waste reduction—along with the recovery of energy. The facility burns municipal solid waste to recover energy in the form of electricity. The facility can handle up to 800 tons of municipal solid waste a day and can generate 22 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 13,000 homes.