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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.

CENTRAL TRANSFER STATION AND EAST LEWIS COUNTY TRANSFER STATION WOOD WASTE AND LAWN GRASS COLLECTION AREA INFORMATION.

GREEN WOOD WASTE 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 is NEW and 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. NONON TREATED, UNPAINTED DIMENSIONAL, OSB, OR PRESSURE TREATED LUMBER IS ACCEPTED.

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 the 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 and Scotch Broom are OK for inclusion in the Lawn Grass and Leaves collection program at the Lewis County transfer stations.

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.

Commingled Recycling

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 recycling

Cardboard and paperboard (cereal boxes) go in a separate container.

Glass recycling

Please sort the following materials into separate containers:

  • Green glass bottles and jars
  • Brown bottles and jars
  • Clear bottles and jars
  • Absolutely no plate glass, window panes,ceramic bowls, pyrex cookware or mirror glass please!These products lead to contamination will may 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

Commingled Recycling

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.

Glass Recycling

Please sort and rinse the following materials into separate containers:

  • Clear glass bottles and jugs
  • Brown glass bottles and jugs
  • Green glass bottles and jugs
  • Absolutely no plate glass, windowpanes,ceramic bowls, pyrex cookware or mirror glass please! These products lead to contamination will may cause the program to be discontinued.