Curbside garbage and recycling services in Whatcom County are handled by 3 private companies, each 1 dealing with a different region of the County.
Learn about disposing of solid waste in Whatcom County.
View information about recycling food waste in Whatcom County.
Starting in July of 1998, with grant monies from the Washington State Department of Ecology, the Whatcom County Solid Waste Division has taken part in a program to help clean up litter from our trails and county roads
If you have a question about waste reduction, recycling, composting, or household hazardous waste that isn't addressed on this website, call the Recycling Hotline.
The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) is comprised of a county-wide 11-member group of citizens, public interest groups, business, the waste management and recycling industries and local elected public officials (or their designees).
See a listing of the various recycling opportunities throughout Whatcom County.