Solid Waste

*** Customer Alerts ***


NCRTS Weekday Closure - For Hand Unload Vehicles ONLY

Due to facility repairs, the North County Recycling and Transfer Station (NCRTS) will be closed to all hand-unload vehicles on weekdays from March 2 - 22, 2020. During this time the facility will still serve mechanical-unload vehicles, and recycling services will be available to all customers. 

 Alternate Facilities: To accommodate customers during the NCRTS repairs, the Granite Falls Drop Box will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (usually closed Monday, Thursday, and Friday). Please see the Facility Locations page for all alternate facilities available. 

Check the Lines

October 14, 2019 – To help you enjoy more time for other things and avoid long lines at solid waste facilities, Snohomish County Solid Waste created a dedicated web page. Check the Lines features camera views at all Transfer Stations and Drop Box locations.  

If you want additional information about peak visitor times, visit our Facility Locations page and scroll down the list of facilities. Please note that early mornings are less crowded. Traffic volumes are at their heaviest during the weekend.