Disposal & Transfer Stations

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The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System (SCRSWS) provides clean and convenient self-haul locations for your disposal needs. Most items are accepted as trash, which requires a disposal fee. SCRSWS provides 3 different self-haul disposal locations for trash, recycling, and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off: 

  1. The Spokane County North Transfer Station - 22123 N Elk-Chattaroy Road, Colbert, WA 99005 
  2. The Spokane County Valley Transfer Station - 3941 N Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99216
  3. The City of Spokane’s Waste to Energy (WTE) Facility - 2900 S Geiger Blvd, Spokane, WA 99208 (For City of Spokane hours, follow link)

Current hours, rates, and services for the North and Valley Transfer Stations:
Hours of Operation

Winter Hours (November 1 through March 31):
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday

Seasonal Hours (April 1 through October 31): 

7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday

All facilities are closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas.

Current Rate (Fees)

Trash/Garbage:

  • Minimum Fee (280 lbs or less): $17.00 (this includes a  $2 Environmental Programs Charge (EPC) per vehicle).
  • Garbage per ton: $112.00 (a  $2 EPC is added per vehicle).
  • There is a 2.75% charge included for all credit/debit card and eCheck payments.

Clean Green and Yard Waste Debris:

  • Minimum Fee (300 lbs or less): $10.00 (this includes a  $2 Environmental Programs Charge (EPC) per vehicle).
  • Clean Green/Yard Waste Debris per ton: $54.00 (a  $2 EPC is added per vehicle).
  • There is a 2.75% charge included for all credit/debit card and eCheck payments.
Services Offered

Trash disposal: Monday through SundayVisit our "Trash" page for more information.

* Recycling drop-off: Monday through SundayVisit our "Recycling" page for more information.

HHW drop-off: Saturdays and Sundays only.

For more information, visit our HHW page. Clean Harbors offers a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG) drop-off location for commercial hazardous waste or residential hazardous wastes over the accepted limits (by appointment), Saturdays & Sundays only. Fees apply. Call 509-535-3847 to schedule a CESQG appointment.


* The Spokane County transfer stations are now requiring all recyclable items to be "source separated." For more information, visit our Recycling page.

Have a complaint about your curbside hauler? The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) regulates the rates and services for garbage/recycling haulers. To send an official complaint to the UTC, please send an email to transportation@utc.wa.gov. For more information, please visit the Washington UTC website.


E-Cigarettes and Vaping Devices:

Improper disposal of E-cigarettes, including rechargeable batteries and the cartridges and bottles that contain e-liquids, may lead to unintentional exposure, accidental nicotine poisoning, and negative environmental impacts. Learn more about the proper management and disposal of this type of waste.

Commercial Accounts

To apply for a commercial solid waste account, please fill out the Solid Waste Commercial Account Application (will not work with the Internet Explorer browser).