Solid Waste

Business Hours

The Transfer Stations are open seven days a week. The entry gate opens at 8 a.m. and closes to at 4:55 p.m. every day. It is requested that all customers be unloaded and out of the facility by 5 p.m. each day.

Rural Collection Sites

The staffed Rural Collection Sites are open to residential customers seven days a week. The gates open at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. every day. These sites are for household waste only. Large bulky items, tires, and wood must come to either the Ramsey Transfer Station or the Prairie Transfer Station. No commercial waste is accepted at these sites.

Holiday Closures

All Solid Waste facilities are closed on the following holidays: 

  • New Year’s Day (In addition, all facilities close at 3pm on December 31, New Year's Eve) 
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day ( In addition, all facilities close at 3pm on December 24, Christmas Eve)


Got Waste? Put it in the Right Place!

Kootenai Waste Directory

Spokane Kootenai Waste Directory is a wonderful place for information on the disposal and recycling of many forms of waste in the Northern Idaho/Eastern Washington Region

Spokane Waste Directory

Secure Your Load - Covered Loads

Kootenai County Code states that no vehicle shall be driven unless the vehicle is constructed, covered or loaded to prevent the possibility of contents or loads from blowing, spilling or otherwise escaping. Violation is a misdemeanor subject to Idaho Code 18 to 113 or its successor.

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