North Transfer Station

How to Use the 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


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8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days per week.

(206) 684-8400 Transfer Station information line.

Closed 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. 

Concerns about facility operations

Community reports

What's accepted at the transfer station

Use our Where Does it Go? tool or flyer to see where to dispose of your materials.

Additional items are accepted (no charge) at the Recycling and Reuse Building located at the North Transfer Station

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.