Materials Accepted at Spokane County's Transfer Stations
- Spokane County North and Valley Transfer Stations, as well at the Waste to Energy Facility are offering free tree damage disposal to residents starting January 15 and running through January 30.
- The temporary free service is only for storm damaged trees and tree limbs; not grass clippings, leaf piles, root balls, or building debris.
- Trees and branches should be cut so they are not longer than six feet.
- This free disposal is offered to residents only. Commercial or business customers will be charged for disposal.
- Hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm, Saturday and Sunday (Weekends) 8:30am to 4:00pm
- Some downed trees have power lines tangled in their branches – DO NOT ASSUME THE LINE IS DEAD! DO NOT TOUCH OR DRIVE OVER DOWNED POWER LINES! Please call your power company.
- Please wear masks and be prepared to wait. Because of the pandemic, the number of customers allowed on the tipping floor is limited. Everyone’s patience is greatly appreciated.
There are several disposal options at the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System's three regional disposal sites. For more information on the accepted materials at the Waste to Energy (WTE) facility, please visit the City of Spokane's WTE facility website. Below is a list of acceptable materials at the Spokane County Transfer Stations:
- Recyclables: visit our Recycle Right page for more information. Recyclables are acceptable at all three regional disposal sites, free of charge. If you are taking the recyclables to the North or Valley transfer station, the recyclables need to be separated into their designated groups before dropping them off.
- Trash/Garbage: visit our Trash web page for more information. Trash is accepted at the North and Valley Transfer Stations at their designated trash rate. For more information on the current rates and hours of operation for the Waste to Energy facility, visit the City of Spokane's WTE page.
- Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): visit our Household Hazardous Waste page for more information. HHW is only accepted on Saturdays and Sundays at the North and Valley Transfer Stations. For more information on HHW drop-off at the WTE facility, visit the City of Spokane's WTE page. Some recent changes to the HHW program and the North and Valley Transfer Stations:
- There will be a 5 gallon limit for individual HHW material types per day (Example: 5 gallons of oil, 5 gallons of oil based paint, 5 gallons of antifreeze)
- No commercial material
- No unidentified material
- No compromised or leaking containers
- Personnel will no longer be pouring flammable material, which means you will not receive your container back
- Yard/Food Waste: visit our Yard/Food Waste page for more information. Yard/food waste is accepted at the North and Valley Transfer Stations at their designated clean green rate. For more information on the current rates and hours of operation for the Waste to Energy facility, visit the City of Spokane's WTE page.
- Construction, Demolition, & Land Clearing Debris: visit our Construction, Demolition, and Land Clearing Debris page for more information.
Do you have something you want to get rid of but don't see it here? Find the place that will take it! For more information, call the Spokane County Recycling Hotline at 509-477-6800.