Transfer Stations (Dumps/Landfills)

COVID-19 Message

The North & South Transfer Stations have returned to normal operating hours

Seattle Public Utilities' Transfer Stations are open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To reduce the potential spread of COVID-19, stations are open for essential visits only. View additional information about facility hours.


North Station
1350 North 34th Street, Seattle 98103

South Station
130 South Kenyon Street, Seattle 98108


Accepted Materials and Payments

Accepted materials include recyclables, garbage, clean yard waste, clean wood waste, vehicle tires, appliances (no commercial appliances), and household sharps. A wide range of items, including tires, scrap metal, and vehicle batteries, can be recycled. Regular household garbage and many larger items are accepted for disposal.

You can pay with cash, check, Visa, or MasterCard. Make checks payable to "City of Seattle, Dept. of Finance" and have valid ID. See rates.

Save yourself a trip. It may cost less to have us pick up your item for you. Commercial garbage truck traffic is heaviest between 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.

Some items may require special preparation or are not accepted at the Transfer Stations. See Household Hazardous Wastes for how to safely dispose of household chemicals and other items that are accepted at the region’s Household Hazardous Waste facilities, but not at the Transfer Stations.