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Solid Waste Disposal Locations, Rates & Material Accepted


Central Transfer Station -- Centralia

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Location: 1411 South Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA

Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 7:30 A.M. --5:30 P.M.

Phone Number: 360-740-1481 Cash, Check or Credit/Debit Cards are accepted at the Central Transfer Station in Centralia.

East Lewis County Transfer Station -- Morton

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Location: 6745 U.S. Hwy 12, Morton, WA ( 2 miles East of Morton)

Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 8:30 A.M. -- 5:00 P.M.

Phone Number: 360-496-5095 Cash, Check or Credit/Debit Cards are accepted at the East Lewis County Transfer Station.

The tipping fee for municipal solid waste is $90.00 per ton at both transfer stations.

  • The minimum fee for refuse disposal at both transfer stations is $10.00 for 200 lbs. or less.  A3.6% solid waste refuse tax (SWRT) is included in each $10.00 transaction.
  • Express Service: At Central Transfer Station only: $10.00 paid at the inbound window allows you to dump up to six (6) 32 gallon cans or bags. This service saves the trip to the tipping floor and you do not need to weigh out. INQUIRE AT THE INBOUND SCALE WINDOW.
  • Garbage: $90.00 per ton ($10.00 minimum for 200 lbs. or less)
  • Asbestos: (Central Transfer Station Only): $87.00 per ton ($25.00 minimum charge)
  • Wood Waste: $60.00 per ton ($5.00 minimum for 160 pounds or less.) See "composting link" or "transfer station recycling link" for a list of noxious weeds that are not allowed in the wood waste.
  • Yard Waste: Lawn clippings, garden spoils, leaves or yard trimmings: $60.00 per ton ($5.00 minimum for 160 pounds or less.) See "composting link" or "transfer station recycling link" for a list of noxious weeds that are not allowed in the yard waste.
  • Appliances: $10.00 each (Refrigerators and freezers must have doors removed.)
  • Passenger tires without rims: $3.00 each
  • Truck tires without rims: $8.00 each
  • Tires with rims: $90.00 per ton (maximum of 20 tires per load)
  • TVs: $8.00 each ( (Local Goodwill and Visiting Nurses' stores accept all e-cycle items for free through a Wash. State electronics recycling program).
  • Computer monitors and laptops: $8.00 each (Local Goodwill and Visiting Nurses' stores accept all e-cycle items for free through a Wash. State electronics recycling program).
  • Computer towers: $2.00 each (Local Goodwill and Visiting Nurses' stores accept all e-cycle items for free through a Wash. State electronics recycling program).
  • Miscellaneous electronics: $90.00 per ton ($10.00 minimum for 200 pounds or less) Note: This material goes in the garbage.
  • Fluorescent Lights (Charges apply for more than 15 lights per visit per day)
  • 4 foot straight light -- $0.40 each
  • 8 foot straight light -- $0.80 each
  • 6 foot straight light -- $0.60 each
  • Compact fluorescent light -- $0.50 each
  • U-Tube light -- $1.00 each
  • High intensity discharge light -- $1.00 each
  • Specialty light -- $2.50 each

Transfer Station Holidays

The transfer stations are closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Curbside Garbage Pickup

Private garbage companies typically provide garbage containers for their customers. The companies provide various sizes of containers. Pick-up schedules are determined by need and neighborhood routes. Please contact the company in your neighborhood for your residential or business garbage disposal needs.

  • Centralia: 360-736-4769
  • Chehalis: 360-748-1502
  • Rural Centralia/Chehalis: 360-736-5282
  • City of Vader: 360-295-3222
  • Other areas of Lewis County: 800-525-4167