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:
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
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:
- 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.
Hazardous Waste And Recycling Resources Nearby Auburn
These are nearby alternatives if you need to discard your recycling and toxic waste. There’s also the Tukwila dump.
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.
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
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:
- Computers, tablets & laptops
- Desktop monitors
- Liquids of any kind
- Liquid latex paint and oil-based paints
- Propane tanks or containers
Vehicles that exceed 30 feet total length from bumper to bumper are also restricted.
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