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Auburn Dump Fees and Locations

The closest waste transfer station to Auburn is the Algona Transfer Station Facility. This location accepts waste from residential customers as well as professional junk haulers like Action Junk Removal.

Only customers from within King County can use the Algona Transfer Station near Auburn. Before you leave to discard your junk at this location, be prepared to show proof of residency. Acceptable proof includes items such as valid state id, rental agreement, utility bill, or vehicle registration.

You can’t take hazardous waste or recycling to this facility.

Algona Transfer Station Hours And Address

The Algona Transfer Station in King County accepts waste materials 7 days a week and is very close to Auburn. It’s easy to use and even easier to find using our map and directions below:

Address: 35315 W Valley Hwy S, Algona, WA 98001
Algona, WA 98001
Phone Contact: 206-477-4466 or 800-325-6165 x 74466
TTY relay: 711 Fax: 206-296-0197

Public Drop Off Hours:
Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sat & Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The Algona Transfer Station is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Auburn Dump Fees

Dump fees vary based on either weight per ton or vehicle type. To review all of the Dump fees check out their website before you load up.

Standard waste fees and disposal pricing can be seen on the chart below:

Payment Methods Types

The acceptable payments for garbage and waste collection are below:

  • Checks made out to “KCSWD.”
  • Visa, MasterCard & debit
  • Cash – must be exact change

State law RCW 70.93.097 and King County Code 10.12.040, have assessed a fee to any vehicle with an unsecured load that arrives at its transfer facilities.

All self haulers are asked to obey the following rules:

  • Pay with cash versus card
  • Use exact change
  • Practice social distancing
  • Remain in their vehicle while waiting at the scales

What Waste Will They Allow?

The Algona Transfer Station only allows trash materials and common household garbage.

A general list of acceptable types of garbage can be seen below:

  • Tires
  • Yard waste
  • Furniture and mattresses
  • Some electronics
  • Demolition debris
  • Non-toxic items

The Algona Transfer Station does not accept recycling or toxic waste at this time. They are opening a new disposal facility in 2023 just north of the current facility and will be able to provide those services at that time.

Take a look at the new waste facility below:

Hazardous Waste And Recycling Resources Nearby Auburn

These are nearby alternatives if you need to discard your recycling and toxic waste.

Recycle: Bow Lake Transfer Station
Address:18800 Orillia Rd S, Seattle, WA 98188
Recycle hours (different from station hours): Mon-Fri 6:00am – 8:00pm Sat-Sun: 8:30am – 5:30pm.

Toxic Waste: Factoria Transfer Station

Address: 13800 SE 32nd St, Bellevue, WA 98005

Toxic Dump Hours: Tue-Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sat & Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Monday

Auburn Transfer Station Safety Guidelines

Residents and commercial companies must abide by the following guidelines when arriving at the transfer station facility:

  • Keep children and pets in the vehicle
  • Turn off your cell
  • Watch for moving vehicles
  • No smoking
  • Follow staff directions
  • Adhere to the statewide mask mandate

 

Restricted Items

For safety and environmental reasons, all customers who use King County dump facilities are not allowed to dispose of certain types of waste.

A complete list of excluded waste can be located on the King County waste disposal restrictions page.

Here are some examples of restricted items that are not allowed to be dumped:

  • Boats
  • Computers, tablets & laptops
  • Televisions
  • Desktop monitors
  • Liquids of any kind
  • Vehicles
  • Liquid latex paint and oil-based paints
  • Propane tanks or containers
  • Campers
  • Fireworks

Vehicles that exceed 30 feet total length from bumper to bumper are also restricted.

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