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915 N. Nelson St., Spokane, WA 99202 • Phone: 311 inside city limits or 509.755.CITY (2489) for outside the city • Fax: 509.343.9652
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Thanksgiving Collection Schedule

Our business office will be closed Thursday (Nov. 23) & Friday (Nov. 24). Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday areas will be collected on regular schedule that week. Thursday and Friday areas will be collected one day late (excluding downtown night routes).

Food Scraps & Yard Debris Curbside Collection Service continues through Dec. 1. Please store your cart somewhere safe during the winter months. Yard waste collection will resume Feb. 26, 2018.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Solid Waste Collection!

Load Truck Rates


We can help by hauling off your bulk items and large loads.  The Load Truck is available to customers of Solid Waste Collection in addition to their normal weekly trash collection.

STANDARD RATES.  Load Truck rates includes (but are not limited to) the following two charges:

Department vehicle and labor (rear-loading garbage truck, driver and loader): 
-$133.88 per hour ($33.47 for every 15 minutes)
-15 minute minimum charge.

Disposal at the Waste to Energy Facility:
-$108.41 per ton (a ton is equal to 2,000 lbs.)
-Minimum charge billed is ¼ of a ton ($27.10).  Weight is billed in 20 lb. increments after the minimum charge. 

ADDITIONAL CHARGES.  In the event that your Load Truck service requires additional laborers and/or equipment (i.e. a bobcat), we coordinate with the City Code Enforcement Department's work crew.

Extra laborers (with  extra equipment)
-$96.35 each additional person per hour ($24.08 for every 15 minutes).
-15 minute minimum charge.

Extra laborers (without extra equipment)
-$80.22 each additional person per hour ($20.05 for every 15 minutes).
-15 minute minimum charge.

Please read the Rules & Regulations before ordering the load truck.


  • Register or Login to your account here to fill out the request online. 

  • Download the printable Load Truck Waiver here

  • Call 509.625.7881 to have the paperwork mailed, emailed or faxed to you. 

  • Stop by our office at the Spokane Central Service Center to fill it out in person.  
    915 N Nelson St.
    Spokane, WA 99202


CANCELLATION & CHANGES.  If you need to cancel or reschedule the Load Truck, please call 509.625.7881 at least one (1) business day in advance. Please notify us of any important changes.


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Spokane Solid Waste Collection
915 N. Nelson St.
Spokane, WA 99202 USA
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