Materials Accepted at Spokane County's Transfer Stations


 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.

  • Paint: Paint - Latex and oil based for household use: Recycle - accepted in recycling area 7 days a week, no limits. Household paints interior exterior, latex, acrylic, water-based, oil based, enamel, deck coatings, floor paints (including elastomeric), primers, sealers, undercoaters, stains, shellacs, lacquers, varnishes, urethanes, waterproofing concrete, masonry, wood sealers and repellants (not tar or bitumen-based), metal coatings, rust preventatives, and field and lawn paints. are accepted as paint recycling. No limits for residential customers. 

Not accepted as paint recycling: (Accepted as HHW, weekends only):

Paint thinners, mineral spirits, solvents, aerosol paints (spray paint), auto and marine paints, art and craft paints, caulking compounds, epoxies, glues, adhesives, paint additives, colorants, tints, resins, wood preservatives (containing pesticides), roof patch and repair, asphalt, tar bitumen-based products, 2 component coatings, deck cleaners, traffic and road marking paints, Industrial Maintenance coatings, OEM paints and finishes, containers that are leaking or empty.

  • 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 or 5 gallons of antifreeze)
  • There will be a total limit of 15 gallons combined HHW material per day
  • 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


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.