Garbage, Curbside Recycling, and Yard & Food Waste Collection within the City of Edmonds

Three private hauling companies provide convenient, scheduled curbside garbage collection, recycling, and yard waste services within the Edmonds city limits.

Please contact your hauling company to start/stop service, or for any other service questions:

  • Sound Disposal provides service in the greater "bowl" area of downtown Edmonds. For service please call (425) 778-2404
  • Republic Services provides service to almost all of the remainder of the city. For service pease call (425) 778-0188
  • Waste Management NW provides service to about 120 homes in an area north of Lake Ballinger. For service please call (800) 592-9995

Please click on either map link below to open up and see a map of each private garbage company's collection area within the City of Edmonds.

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The City of Edmonds Waste Prevention and Recycling Program includes public education and awareness for all aspects of solid waste management - reuse, recycling, composting, proper disposal methods, local options, opportunities for recycling other materials, and other waste prevention activities. For the latest information about these programs, please contact Steve Fisher, the City of Edmonds Recycling Coordinator, at (425) 771-0235.

Household Hazardous Waste

Snohomish County operates the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Facility in Everett.  Unwanted oil paint and stains*, pesticides, batteries, motor oil, etc. can be dropped at this location.  It is open every Wednesday through Saturday, 7:30am until 4:00pm and their service is free to Snohomish County residents. 

For additional information you can call 425-388-6050.

*Latex paint is no longer accepted at this facility. 

Larger Containers - Bulky Items

  • Allied Waste has a container service available for activities such as remodeling and large cleanup projects.  Several sizes of dumpsters are available.
  • All companies can accommodate requests to collect unwanted bulky items such as furniture and other types of household items.  A small fee is charged, but it may be less expensive than hauling it yourself.  Restriction apply so please call individual hauling companies for more information.
  • Feel free to call the City Recycling Coordinator at 425.771.0235 with questions you may have on properly disposing of any unwanted household items.
  • Local charity outlets also accept many gently used household goods but also have restrictions on certain items and condition of items.  Please call the charity first before dropping off unwanted items.

Garbage & Recycling Haulers

recycling-wasteCurrently, curbside garbage collection by one of the private haulers is not mandatory in Edmonds plus the City itself does not operate its own garbage collection department.  Residents and businesses could choose to transport their own solid waste to transfer facilities operated by Snohomish County.  However, convenient scheduled collection is predominant among the neighborhoods and businessess throughout the City.

For single and multi-family properties that subscribe to garbage service, recycling is included.

  • Sound Disposal provides service in the greater "bowl" area of downtown Edmonds.
  • Republic Services provides service to almost all of the remainder of the city.
  • Waste Management NW provides service to about 120 homes in an area north of Lake Ballinger.
  • Self-haul your garbage and recycling to a Transfer Station operated by the Snohomish County Solid Waste Division.  Please visit the Snohomish County website for a complete list of transfer stations, holiday hours, items accepted for disposal, acceptable materials for free recycling, etc.
      • The Southwest Recycling and Transfer Station is the closest facility to Edmonds and is located at 21311 – 61st Place W. (Head south on 61st Pl W off of 212th St SW).
      • The Southwest Station is open every day, including weekends, to “self-haulers”.  Call 425-388-3429 for a recorded message on hours and other information.



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Contact Information


For collection schedules and service issues please call your hauler directly. 

For the latest waste prevention & recycling information, please call:

City Recycling Coordinator
Steve Fisher
7110 210th St SW, Edmonds
M-W-F  425.275.4801
T-Th  425.670.5244
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