Regional Transfer Station
The Regional Transfer Station is operated by Waste Connections, Inc. under contract with the City of Port Angeles, and is located at the end of West 18th Street. For main driving routes to the Transfer Station, please refer to this directions map (PDF).
Please note: The Regional Transfer Station is closed on Sundays and legal holidays.
Customers unload inside a 17,000-square-foot building, and the waste is compacted for shipment to Roosevelt Landfill in eastern Washington.
The City of Port Angeles will establish an account for individuals and businesses that make frequent trips to the Transfer Station. Click here for a credit application (PDF).
- Recycle Center
- Scrap Metal Pile
- Demolition Debris
- Hazardous Waste Disposal
- Electronics Disposal
Self Haul Rates:
- Minimum Charge $10
- Municipal Solid Waste: $186.36 per ton
- Tires: $176.98 per ton (no commercial loads accepted)
- Asbestos: $394.41 per ton
- Contaminated Soils: $209.63 per ton
- Stumps, sod, rocks, dirt, and soil: $186.36 per ton
- Appliances and Metal for Recycling: $75.21 per ton
- Must be in separate loads to qualify for the lower rate.
- Refrigerators and freezers must be empty. They must have the doors removed, or be loaded in a way that allows for quick inspection.
- There is an additional environmental fee of $24.77 per refrigerator or freezer.
Located before the scales at the Regional Transfer Station, this center accepts certain kinds of household recyclables at no charge.
There are 4 drop boxes for recycling: cardboard, mixed paper, mixed containers, and glass (separated by color). Mixed containers include plastic bottles, jars and jugs, rigid plastic dairy tubs and plant pots, tin/steel cans, and aluminum cans. Please do not bag your recycling.
Note: Commercial recycling is not allowed at the transfer station; please visit our Recycling and Yard Waste Collection page for information on having recyclables picked up at your business.
Scrap Metal Pile
Metals for recycling (including appliances) are collected in an area east of the Moderate Risk Waste Facility. When brought as a separate load the charge is $75.21/ton, with a minimum charge of $10. All metal drums must be cut in half or have lids removed, and have holes in the sides. Lawn mowers must have all oil and fuel drained.
There is an extra environmental fee of $24.77 charged for refrigerators and freezers. All units must be empty of food and either the doors must be removed, or they must be loaded in a way that allows for quick inspection.
Disposing of Demolition Debris
If you are a contractor or are hiring a contractor to dispose of demolition / construction debris, contaminated soils, or asbestos at the Port Angeles Regional Transfer Station, a Waste Disposal Application is required. You can download an application (PDF), pick one up at the scale building at the Port Angeles Regional Transfer Station, or request one by contacting Tom McCabe, Solid Waste Superintendent. Completed waste disposal applications, along with the test results, can be submitted electronically to Tom McCabe. If you have any questions, please call 360-417-4872.
An accepted application must be completed and include the following documents:
- Lead paint, asbestos, and contaminated soils test results, if applicable
- ORCAA (Olympic Region Clean Air Agencies) Land Clearing Burn Permit (required)
Land Clearing Burn Permits can be obtained at the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency website, or by contacting ORCAA at 800-422-5623.
A Demolition Permit must be obtained if demolition occurs in the City. Demolition Permits are available at City Hall, or can be requested by email.
Disposing of Hazardous Waste
If you need to dispose of oil, antifreeze, batteries, or other hazardous materials, please visit our Hazardous Waste page for more information.
Disposing of Electronics
Televisions, computers, and mercury lighting are not accepted at the Regional Transfer Station, they are recycled through special state programs. Please see our Hazardous Waste page for more information.
Don't take your items to the Transfer Station, try the 2good2toss website! This online material exchange is a convenient way to exchange large household items and building materials. You can find items for free or $99 or less. Visit the 2good2toss website and help keep materials out of the landfill.