Disposal & Transfer Stations

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Attention: Did you know that you can donate your unwanted clothes, books, and small housewares? Take your items to one of the three SCRSWS locations below. For more information on what is accepted, please visit our Recycling Page.

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 Station22123 N Elk-Chattaroy Road, Colbert, WA 99005 
  2. The Spokane County Valley Transfer Station3941 N Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99216
  3. The City of Spokane’s Waste to Energy (WTE) Facility2900 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).