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City of Spokane Solid Waste Management logo
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!


QUICK ACCESS.  Here are the required forms to various services we offer.  A form can also be emailed, faxed or mailed out if preferred.  Please call 311, or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489).



Load Truck
(PDF file)

Load Truck Service is available in addition to your weekly refuse collection service.  A special truck will come out to haul away bulk items or large loads.  Charges include, but are not limited to, loading time and weight.  It is strongly recommended that you read the Load Truck Rules & Regulations page and are familiar with the Load Truck Rates.

Medical Packout 
(PDF file)

This assistance is for elderly or disabled customers who are unable to put their cart at the collection site due to a medical condition or disability.  Solid Waste Management will "pack out" your refuse cart and recycling bin at no charge after receiving this form.  This service requires a physician’s signature.  If you would like one e-mailed, faxed or mailed to your home or physician, please call 311, or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489).

Temporary Dumpster Rental
(PDF file)

Temporary Dumpster Rental Service is available in addition to your weekly refuse collection service.  There are four sizes available - 3, 6, 20 and 30 cubic yards.  A temporary dumpster can be rented for as little as two days up to four months.  It is strongly recommended that you read the Temporary Dumpster Rules & Regulations and are familiar with the Temporary Dumpster Rates.

Demolition Container Permit Application
(PDF file)

Effective July 31, 2013, the City of Spokane amended sections of the Spokane Municipal Code (SMC) which affects the hauling and disposal of Commercial Recycling, Construction, Demolition and Land Clearing Waste.  Pursuant to SMC Chapter 13.02, any person, firm or corporation engaging in collection and hauling of demolition waste with a roll-off container must obtain a permit to do so from the Department of Solid Waste. 

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