Find Your Nearest Dump in Tacoma: Hours, Fees, and More

8 AM–5:30 PM

Solid Waste

Hauling away unwanted items can be a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be. Tacoma offers several dump sites for residents to conveniently dispose of their waste. Whether you’re a homeowner tackling a spring cleaning project or a contractor working on a large-scale renovation, there’s a dump site that meets your needs.

Dump Sites in Tacoma

Tacoma operates two dump sites:

  • South Transfer Station
    • 2415 Portland Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98421
    • (253) 502-2100
  • North Transfer Station
    • 3540 S Pine St, Tacoma, WA 98409
    • (253) 502-2100

Dump Hours and Fees

The dump sites are open to the public during the following hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

Dump fees vary depending on the type and quantity of waste you’re disposing of. Here’s a general breakdown:

Waste Type Fee
Residential waste (up to 2 cubic yards) $10.00
Residential waste (over 2 cubic yards) $15.00 per cubic yard
Commercial waste (up to 2 cubic yards) $20.00
Commercial waste (over 2 cubic yards) $30.00 per cubic yard
Inert waste (e.g., concrete, asphalt) $10.00 per ton
Hazardous waste Fees vary depending on the type of waste

Note: Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted.

What Can You Dump?

The dump sites accept a wide range of waste materials, including:

  • Household trash
  • Yard waste
  • Construction debris
  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Electronics
  • Batteries
  • Tires (up to 4 per visit)

Please note: Hazardous waste, such as paint, chemicals, and batteries, must be disposed of separately at a designated hazardous waste facility.

Tips for Dumping

To make your dumping experience as smooth as possible, follow these tips:

  • Sort your waste before you arrive at the dump site.
  • Bring a tarp or cover to secure your load.
  • Be prepared to unload your waste yourself.
  • Follow the instructions of the dump site staff.
  • Dispose of all waste responsibly.

Additional Resources

For more information about dump sites in Tacoma, visit the following resources:

8 AM–5:30 PM

Tacoma Dumps: 2023 Guide to Fees, Rules, Hours & Locations

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