Refuse & Recycling

Refuse service is available for Town of Friday Harbor In Town customers.

Program Information & Rules

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  1. Refuse
  2. Recycling
  3. Yard Waste
  4. Hazardous Waste

Collection Schedule

Weekly Assigned Refuse Day

Pricing per Container Pickup

  • 32 gallon - Can: $8.00
  • 1 cu yard - Small Dumpster: $50.00
  • 1.5 cu yard - Medium Dumpster: $75.00
  • 2 cu yard - Large Dumpster: $100.00
  • Construction Debris is not allowed but will be charged a $25.00 Additional Fee if in containers.

Cans - All Customer Types

  • Service address must be on all cans
  • Refuse cans must be 32 gallons or less
  • Cans must not weigh more than 45 pounds
  • Cans must have a close-fitting lid
  • Refuse cans must be located curbside on pickup days unless prior arrangements have been made
  • Residential cans must be out by 9:00am on pickup days

Dumpsters - MFR/COM/PA/IND/LMF Customers Only

  • Dumpsters must be accessible for pickup
  • Dumpster must be located on a concrete pad or an asphalt surface
  • If dumpster is enclosed by a fence, a clearance of 2 feet on each side of the dumpster is required
  • Area around dumpster must be kept clean 

Overflowing Containers

  • An overflowing container is defined as a can where the lid does not fit securely in place or a dumpster where the lid is not flat
  • Overflowing containers will be picked up at the discretion of the refuse truck driver 
  • Additional charges may be assessed accordingly  

Refuse Service DOES NOT Include

  • Appliances and electronics
  • Construction debris, bricks, rocks, concrete blocks, etc.
  • Flammable, explosive, or hazardous materials (including liquid waste): batteries, fluorescent lights, aerosol cans, pesticides, fertilizer, asbestos, pressurized gas cylinders, propane tanks, ammunition, paint, solvents, oils, fuels, antifreeze, household or commercial chemicals
  • Heavy/bulky items: mattresses, couches, etc.
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Tires
  • Wood or metal pipe over 2 feet in length

For more information or questions about trash service please call 360-378-2810.