Central Transfer Station -- CENTRALIA
Location:1411 South Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA
Phone Number Monday -- Saturday: 360-740-1481
Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
WOOD AND LAWN GRASS COLLECTION AT COUNTY TRANSFER STATIONS
GREEN WOOD WASTE ONLY is accepted at the Central Transfer Station in Centralia and the East Lewis County Transfer Station east of Morton. The cost is $60.00 per ton with a minimum charge of $5.00 for 160 pounds or less. The wood waste drop-off area in Centralia can be accessed by following the signs and turning left prior to driving up the ramp to the tipping floor. STUMPS, LIMBS, TREES AND BRANCHES are accepted at the wood waste drop-off area. See Scale Attendant for more details. NON-TREATED, UNPAINTED DIMENSIONAL, OSB, OR PRESSURE-TREATED LUMBER IS NOT ACCEPTED IN THIS PROGRAM.
LAWN GRASS, LEAVES, YARD TRIMMINGS AND GARDEN SPOILS are accepted, but must be unloaded into a 40-yard container located next to the bulkhead in the recycle area. The cost is $60.00 per ton with a minimum fee of $5.00 for 160 pounds or less (see signs for directions). All customers must weigh in at the scale house. See Scale Attendant for more details.
THE NOXIOUS WEEDS LISTED BELOW WILL NOT BE ALLOWED and must be disposed of as garbage at $90.00 per ton.
Yellow archangel (lamiastrum galeobdolon)
Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
Yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus)
Knotweeds: Japanese, Bohemian, giant and Himalayan (Polygonum cuspidatum, P.x bohemicum, P. sachalinense, P. polystachyum
English Ivy (Hedera helix “Baltica,” Hedera helix “Pittsburgh,” and Hedera helix “Star,” and Hedera hibernica “Hibernica”)
Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)
Tansy ragwort (Senecia jacobaea)
Giant hogweed (Heracleaum mantegazzianum)
Houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale)
Spurge laurel (Daphne laureola)
Blackberry vines(Rubus Lacinniatus)
Scotch Broom (Cytisus Scoparius)
You can find a complete list of Class A, B and C noxious weeds by calling 360 740 1215 or by visiting this web page www.nwcb.wa.gov
COMPOSTABLE GRASS AND LEAF BAGS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE FOLLOWING RETAIL OUTLETS IN THE CENTRALIA/CHEHALIS AREA:
Sunbird Shopping Center sells the compostable bio-bag, which can be included in the lawn/leaf program.
Walmart sells the Glad compostable bag, which can be included in the lawn/leaf program.
The Home Depot sells a compostable paper type bag, which can be included in the lawn/leaf program.
The following items are accepted in one mixed container: newspapers, magazines, mixed waste paper (junk mail), tin cans, aluminum cans, plastic bottles and jugs, cardboard milk cartons and juice boxes, yogurt cups and margarine containers.
Cardboard and paperboard (cereal boxes) go in a separate container.
Please sort the following materials into separate containers:
- Green glass bottles and jars
- Brown bottles and jars
- Clear bottles and jars
No plate glass, window panes,ceramic bowls, Pyrex cookware or mirror glass, please! These products lead to contamination and will cause the program to be discontinued.
East Lewis County Transfer Station -- MORTON
Location: 6745 US Highway 12, Morton, WA (~ 2 miles east of Morton)
Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 8:30 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.
Phone: (360) 496-5095
The following items are accepted in one mixed container: newspaper, magazines, cardboard, paperboard (cereal boxes), mixed waste paper (junk mail), cardboard milk cartons and juice boxes, tin cans, aluminum cans, plastic bottles and jugs, yogurt cups and margarine containers.