Transfer Station Recycling: Free to Drop Off

***Lewis County transfer stations are CLOSED Sundays and all holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.***

Lewis County Central Solid Waste Transfer Station, 1411 S. Tower Ave., Centralia, WA 98531. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Gates close at 5:15 p.m.

Map to Central Transfer Station

East Lewis County Transfer Station, 6745 U.S. Hwy. 12, Morton, WA 98356. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Please sort materials into the following categories:


  • Corrugated cardboard only
  • Please flatten to conserve space
  • Throw away any packing material, such as Styrofoam
  • Remove tape and labels
  • No pizza boxes


  • Tin cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • Miscellaneous scrap metal items made of at least 75 percent metal
  • Please remove all fluids from machines, such as lawn mowers


  • Glass bottles and jars only
  • Please empty, clean, and dry containers--Labels are OK
  • Throw away lids
  • No window glass, automotive glass, ceramics, drinking glasses or mirrors


  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Office paper
  • School paper
  • Mail
  • Paperback books
  • Paper bags and boxes
  • Corrugated cardboard boxes with shiny printing on them
  • Please place items in the container loose--do not bag or tie with a string
  • No shredded paper, cardboard milk or juice cartons, or frozen food boxes

Click here for a flyer for more information about drop-off recycling at the transfer stations.

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Please call 360-740-1451 or email, if you have additional questions.