Waste Disposal Facilities

Transfer Station Garbage, Recycling, and Yard Waste

  • 325 County Landfill Rd, Port Townsend, WA 98368  Map
  • Mon. – Sat., 9 am – 4:30 pm, (closed County holidays.)
  • Disposal fees by weight. Minimum charge: $10 for garbage, $5 for yard waste.
  • Cash, check, or credit/debit card (Visa & Mastercard only) accepted.
  • No-fee Recycling.
  • Questions? call 360-385-9160. 

Quilcene Solid Waste Drop Box Household Garbage and Recycling. NO yard waste or construction materials (lumber, roofing, etc.)

  • 295312 Highway 101, Quilcene, WA 98376  Map
  • Tues./Thurs./Sat., 9 am – 12 pm & 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm, (closed County holidays.)
  • 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

Household Hazardous Waste FacilityHHW / MRW

  • Building 19, Port of Port Townsend Boat Haven  Map
  • Fridays and 1st Saturday each month, 10 am – 12 pm & 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm,
    (closed County holidays.)
  • Free to Jefferson County residents.  For businesses and out-of-county residents, disposal fees apply – see current MRW fee schedule.
  • Questions? call 360-385-9160. HHW Office Phone: 360-379-6911 

Compost Facility Purchase Compost (when available)

What is Accepted For Garbage Disposal?

All residential and commercial solid waste, including refrigerators and other appliances, are acceptable for disposal, EXCEPT for the following:

Waste Requiring Special Treatment

  • Used medical needles from residences must be in a puncture resistant container, marked as “Bio-Hazard Infectious Waste” and should be kept separate from other trash. See Medical Waste (“Sharps”). Medical and veterinary hospitals and clinics should contract with a commercial disposal company
  • Lumber and poles must be less than 10 ft long. Lumber treated with creosote or other wood preservative is accepted unless it is brought in by a business that is a manufacturer or supplier of creosote.
  • Used Oil and Spent Antifreeze can be recycled at several locations including the Transfer Station, Quilcene Drop Box Site, and Household Hazardous Waste Facility.  Please refer to page 2 of the HHW Facility brochure.