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.