Disposal Options

Residential yard waste can be dealt with in 3 ways:

Composting
Residents can build their own compost piles or bins to deal with yard debris and food waste. To learn more about composting, click the link to the left.     

Curbside Pick-Up
Customers of Sanitary Service Company (SSC) and Nooksack Valley Disposal can arrange to have yard debris picked up with their regular recycling and garbage service.

Drop-Off At a Designated Facility
The table below lists the Whatcom County facilities that accept various types of yard waste. Some of these facilities require a fee based on the amount of refuse being disposed.

Facilities

Branches Up to 7 inches in Diameter Clean Wood
Scraps 
Stumps Yard Debris
"Clean Green" Facility
 Closed Permanently
See link - Spring Clean for free
 


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Green Earth Technology
774 Meadowlark Road
Lynden, WA

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Seasonally
Saturday
8 a.m. - 1 pm.

Phone: 360-354-4936
X X X X
Nooksack Valley Disposal

250 Birch Bay-Lynden Road
Lynde, WA

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Saturday
9 a.m. - Noon

Phone: 360-354-3400
X X
X
Recycling & Disposal Services

4916 LaBounty Place
Ferndale, WA

Daily
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Phone: 360-384-8011
X X X X
Sanitary Service Company

1001 Roeder Avenue
Bellingham, WA

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 360-734-3490 or 360-398-2025



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Burning Yard Waste

There are limits on where burning of yard waste is allowed. Be sure to check online before burning.