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The City of Anacortes does not provide yard waste (organics and food scraps) collection at this time. Organics collection is available by contacting Waste Management at 800-592-9995.
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Garbage and recycling totes need to be placed at the service location by 7 a.m. on your service day (PDF). For more information please call the Solid Waste Department at 360-293-1921.
You can call the City of Anacortes Solid Waste Department to schedule a pick-up, or take it to the Skagit County Transfer Station.
Place extra refuse in pre-paid “City Garbage Bags”: blue, heavy-duty 32-Gallon capacity bags available for purchase at City Hall and various retail outlets throughout Anacortes (Ace Hardware, The Market at Anacortes, Safeway, Sebo’s Do It Center). You can put the bag out next to your tote on your regular pickup day. Please call the Solid Waste Department at 360-293-1921 for information on Special Hauls, Appliance Removal, and Free Cleanup days.
Call 360-293-1921 for more information.
The address for the Transfer Station is:
14104 Ovenell RoadMt. Vernon, WA 98273
Head East on Highway 20, turn left on Farm to Market Road and right on Ovenell Road. The Transfer Station will be immediately on your right at 14104 Ovenell Road The telephone number is 360-424-3873. Visit their website for hours and additional information.
Aktion Club E-Cycle Closed in March. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Aktion Club will not recycle electronics in March. We will begin recycling again when the Anacortes Senior Activity Center reopens for business.
The Anacortes Aktion Club will take Computers, TVs, Monitors, Laptops, Tablets and E-Readers for free. Visit their website for information.
We currently contract with Waste Management for City of Anacortes residents; please call 800-592-9995. For new construction service, please visit our New Customer Service page.
Call Waste Management at 800-592-9995 to get a replacement tote.
Please contact our Solid Waste Department at 360-293-1921 or email Solid Waste.