Facilities, Hours & FEES

Normal operating schedules and holiday closures are listed below. Notices of temporary closures or temporary schedule changes will be posted on the home page.

Transfer Station

Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste

325 County Landfill Rd
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Tuesday – Saturday
9 am – 4:30 pm
(closed holidays – see list)

  • Disposal fees by weight. Minimum charge: $10 for garbage, $5 for yard waste.
  • Cash, check, or credit/debit card (Visa, Mastercard, and Discover only) accepted.
  • No-fee Recycling.
  • Questions? call 360-385-9160
  • Please be aware that you must be able to unload by yourself, and be able to back up your vehicle/trailer to the tipping floor if you have garbage.


Quilcene Drop Box

Household Garbage and Recycling.
NO yard waste or construction materials (lumber, roofing, etc.)

295312 Highway 101
Quilcene, WA 98376

9 am – 12 pm & 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
(closed holidays – see list)

  • Disposal fees by container, loose volume, or special rate for bulky items.
  • Only cash or check accepted. NO CREDIT/DEBIT cards.
  • No-fee Recycling.
  • Questions? call 360-385-9160. Quilcene Drop Box Office: 360-765-3051
  • Please be aware that you must be able to unload by yourself.


Compost Facility

Purchase Compost

325 County Landfill Road
Port Townsend, WA 98368

12 pm – 3 pm when available
(closed holidays – see list)

2023 Holiday Closures

Our Solid Waste Facilities are closed to the public on Mondays, so only holidays obeserved on normal operating days are listed below.

  • Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4
  • Veteran’s Day – Friday, November 11
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25


Fee Schedules

Additional Recycle Locations listed on page 2 of Recycle flyer