Moderate Risk Waste Facility

Residential household hazardous waste may be taken to the Moderate Risk Waste Facility at the Regional Transfer Station.

Hours are Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Located after the scales, this facility accepts typical household hazardous waste. It is processed, stored, and later transferred for safe disposal or recycling.

Items that are accepted at no charge include:
  • Household cleaners
  • Lawn and garden supplies
  • Old gasoline (you leave your container)
  • Pesticides and poisons
  • Solvents
  • Spray paint
Street shot of the Moderate Risk Waste Facility.

Attendants will remove items from your car. Quick and easy!

This facility does not accept business waste. 

For more information: 360-417-4873

Reuse Area

Products in good condition such as fertilizers, household cleaners, or plant food are separated for re-use. Residents can visit the reuse area and take products home (during facility open hours only).

Oil, Anti-Freeze & Auto Batteries Drop-Off Area

The recycling drop-off area for oil, anti-freeze, and batteries is located after the scales and adjacent to the Moderate Risk Waste Facility. There is no charge for this service.

Where to Take Other Waste

  1. Latex Paint
  2. Batteries
  3. Fluorescents
  4. Syringes
  5. Computer & TV
  6. Medicines
  7. Asbestos Disposal


Latex paints are not hazardous waste and can be solidified and disposed of as regular garbage. Use cat litter or special paint solidifying products available at some hardware stores. Consider giving newer extra paint away or donating to local organizations, and use the 2good2toss website or local newspapers and radio to advertise. 

Recycle Leftover Paint with PaintCare

PaintCare, the nonprofit stewardship program created by the paint industry, provides sites in Port Angeles where households and businesses can recycle unwanted paint, stain, and varnish all year round. Learn more and find a drop off location here.