Regional Disposal Locations, Hours & Fees

ATTENTION: Due to the increased number of visitors at the Spokane County transfer stations, please expect long wait times.

The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System’s (SCRSWS) goal is to keep the community safe and healthy while continuing to provide essential waste disposal services.  Our first priority will always be the health and safety of our community, customers, and employees.  


CURRENT STATUS AS OF MAY 26, 2020:

      • Monday through Sunday hours are from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, and the available services will include garbage, yard waste, and recycling drop off.
      • Please limit your trips to essential needs only. Stay Home, Stay Safe.
      • Expect long wait times.
      • Credit/debit transactions are preferred over cash (card fees are being temporarily waived)

      The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System provides clean and convenient, one-stop drops for single stream recyclables, household hazardous waste, yard waste, food waste, and trash.  Locations are open to all Spokane County residents.

      Holiday Hours

       
      All three facilities will be closed on all major holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas). 

      Questions? Call the Spokane County Regional Recycling Information Line: 509-477-6800.

      Map of Regional County Disposal Sites (PDF).   
      Materials Accepted at Regional Disposal Sites.

      Locations


      Residents have the choice of the following three locations.  
        

      North County Transfer & Recycling Station

       
      22123 N Elk-Chattaroy Road, Colbert, WA 99005
      (Intersection Elk-Chattaroy Road and Highway 2)
      Winter Hours (November 1 through March 31): 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 7 days a week.
      Seasonal Hours (April 1 through October 31): 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 7 days a week.

      Currently, household hazardous waste will only be accepted on Saturdays and Sundays.

      Valley Transfer & Recycling Station


      3941 N Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99216
      (South of Trent across from Spokane Industrial Park)
      Winter Hours (November 1 through March 31): 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 7 days a week.
      Seasonal Hours (April 1 through October 31): 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 7 days a week.

      Currently, household hazardous waste will only be accepted on Saturdays and Sundays.
       
      The Spokane County transfer stations are now requiring all recyclable items to be "source separated." For more information, visit our Recycling page.

      Visit the "Fees" section below for more information regarding the new fees at Spokane County's Transfer Stations. 

      Waste to Energy Facility Recycling Center & Disposal Site


      2900 S Geiger Boulevard
      (West of Spokane across from the Washington State Patrol)
      Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week for garbage, recycling, and HHW.

      Fees


      North County and Valley Transfer Stations

       


      Beginning January 2, 2020

      New 2020 rates for garbage and clean green:

      • Trash: A minimum charge of $15 for first 280 pounds or $108.00 per ton, plus a $2 Environmental Programs Charge (EPC) per vehicle.

      • Self-Hauled Clean Green and Yard Waste Debris - A minimum charge of $8 for 300 pounds or $52.00 per ton, plus a $2 Environmental Programs Charge (EPC) per vehicle.
      • A 2.75% of total transaction bank fee will be charged for use of credit or debit cards.
      Transfer Stations are going to begin separating recyclable items. Due to recent market shifts, separated recyclables are more easily made into new things. 

      Please help us keep recycling sustainable by separating your items into individual bins.Separate by glass (bottles and jars, no lids), plastic (1 and 2, No lids), cardboard (flattened), mixed paper, and metal cans, and scrap metal. 

      For more information, visit our Recycling page.

      Waste to Energy Facility


      • Recyclables Drop Off - Free
      • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal - Free
      • Trash - The minimum charge is $18.08 or $110.65 per ton.
      • Self-Hauled Clean Green and Yard Waste Debris - The minimum charge is $5.94 or $55.80 per ton.
      • For vehicle weighing (with no disposal), a minimum charge will apply.

      For more information, visit https://my.spokanecity.org/solidwaste/waste-to-energy/secure-disposal-services/

      Accepted Payment Methods

       

      All debit and credit cards, cash, and personal checks are accepted.
       

      Self-Hauling Businesses


      Commercial accounts are available at the Spokane County Transfer Stations. Please download the Commercial Account Application (PDF). For questions about commercial accounts please call 509-477-3604.
       
       

      North County & Valley Transfer Station Operations


      The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System has contracted with Waste Connections of Washington, Inc. for operations, maintenance, transport, and disposal services of solid waste materials received at the North County and Valley Transfer Stations. The contract will ensure the continuous operation of both transfer stations as part of the new Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System since November 17, 2014.