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Yard Waste Disposal Options

Residential yard waste can be dealt with in three ways:

1. Composting
Residents can build their own compost piles or bins to deal with yard debris and food waste. To learn more about composting, click the link to the left.

 

2. Curbside Pick-up
Customers of Sanitary Service Company (SSC) and Nooksack Valley Disposal can arrange to have yard debris picked up with their regular recycling and garbage service, or you can call City Organics to arrange a special pick-up.

Nooksack Valley Disposal

Sanitary Service Company
. Commercial service also available.

City Organics

1-360-671-YARD

3. Drop-off at a designated facility

The table below lists the Whatcom County facilities that accept various types of yard waste. Some of these facilities require a fee based on the amount of refuse being disposed.

 

BRANCHES

up to 7 in diameter

CLEAN WOOD
SCRAPS
STUMPS YARD DEBRIS
CITY ORGANICS (Bellingham only)
671-YARD - curbside pickup only
           X         X        X         X

"CLEAN GREEN" FACILITY
North of Lakeway Drive on Woburn, Bellingham
8:30-4 Sat & Sun, March through November

778-7700

Up to 8 inches
            X
GREEN EARTH TECHNOLOGY
774 Meadowlark Rd, Lynden
7:30-4:30 Mon-Fri; seasonally: Sat 8 am-1 pm. 354-4936
          X         X        X         X

NOOKSACK VALLEY DISPOSAL
250 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd, Lynden

8-4 Mon-Fri; 9-noon Sat, 354-3400

          X         X           X

RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL SERVICES
4916 LaBounty Place, Ferndale

7:30-5:30 Daily, 384-8011

           X         X        X         X

SANITARY SERVICE COMPANY
1001 Roeder Avenue, Bellingham

8-5 Mon-Fri
734-3490, 398-2025

              X


Note: There are limits on where burning of yard waste is allowed. Be sure to check out the burn ban link before burning.

 

 

 

Contact Us

Solid Waste Division, Whatcom County Public Works
322 N. Commercial Street,  Suite 220, Bellingham, WA 98225; (360) 676-7695
Email: SolidWaste@co.whatcom.wa.us