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North Transfer Station
North Transfer Station in Wallingford.
The North Transfer station is located in the Wallingford neighborhood. The facility is designed to handle waste more efficiently, safely and provides more opportunities to recycle. Learn more about the station's amenities.
Station and location
1350 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103
8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days per week.
(206) 684-8400 Transfer Station information line.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
What's accepted at the transfer station
Concerns about facility operations
- Complaints hotline: (206) 684-8555
- Email: SPU_North_Transfer_Station_Hotline@seattle.gov
Plan your trip to avoid waiting
- The busiest times are Monday mornings, and 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.
How to pay
Fees can be paid using cash, check, Visa, or Mastercard. Make checks payable to “City of Seattle, Dept. of Finance” and have valid ID.
Hazardous household materials
The North Transfer station does not accept household hazardous waste. The North Household Hazardous waste facility is located at 12550 Stone Ave. N. (one block east of Aurora Ave. N.)
- Hours: Sunday–Tuesday., 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Closed on July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
- No appointment needed.
- There is no fee for hazardous waste disposal.