Garbage, Recycling & Yard Debris Service

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Solid Waste Services: Waste Management Northwest

Phone: 425-481-1100 or 800-592-9995

Waste Management Northwest

Snohomish County Solid Waste

County Facility Locations & Hours

The City of Mountlake Terrace contracts with Waste Management for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection.  Pick up days are on Wednesdays for residential customers. Garbage is collected weekly and recycling/yard waste alternates every other week. Please view the Waste Management collection schedule.

Find commercial customer information here.

Placing Garbage Cans For Pickup

Southwest Transfer & Recycling Station

Snohomish County's Transfer Station in Mountlake Terrace is located at 21311 61st Place West and the Recycling Area is across the street from the main entrance. More information, including rates, can be found on the Snohomish County Solid Waste webpage (scroll down to Southwest Transfer Station) or call 425-388-3425.

Notice: Facial coverings are required at all Snohomish County Solid Waste facilities. All customers, vendors, contractors and visitors are required to wear facial coverings. Customers refusing to wear a facial covering will be turned away.

Garbage Collection / Recycling Area Hours

7 Days a Week - 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Note: Recycling area is limited to residential customers only.


This facility is closed on New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

To ensure adequate processing time, please be at the Transfer Station at least 30 minutes before closing time. Customers are responsible for unloading their own vehicles.

Waste Management Recycling Truck