South Transfer Station
130 South Kenyon Street, Seattle, Washington 98108 (located south of the First Avenue South Bridge and two blocks north of the old transfer station)
The new South Transfer Station is now open to all customers. Welcome to our new facility. To learn more about the advanced technology and environmental design, view additional information on our South Transfer Station project page.
8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days a week
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
South Transfer Station is open on July 4th
Plan your trip to avoid waiting in long lines
- Busiest times are Monday mornings as well as Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays generally have the least number of customer visits.
- Commercial garbage collection trucks generally use the station from 3-5 p.m. on weekdays.
- Learn how to save yourself a trip.
Wait-line web cams
Current vehicle line before the inbound scale house. Your wait time will depend on how long the queue is when you arrive and the types of vehicles in front of you.
How to Pay
Fees can be paid using cash, check, Visa, or Mastercard.