Garbage, Recycling & Yard Debris Service

Waste Management Truck

The City of Mountlake Terrace contracts with Waste Management for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection.  Pick up days are on Wednesdays for residential customers. Garbage is collected weekly and recycling/yard waste alternates every other week.  Please view the Waste Management collection schedule.

Find commercial customer information here.

Solid Waste Services: Waste Management Northwest

Phone: 425-481-1100 or 800-592-9995

Waste Management Northwest Website

Southwest Transfer & Recycling Station

Snohomish County's Transfer Station in Mountlake Terrace is located at 21311 61st Place West and the Recycling Area is across the street from the main entrance. More information, including rates, can be found on the Snohomish County Solid Waste webpage (scroll down to Southwest Transfer Station) or call 425-388-3425.

Garbage Collection Area Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Recycling Area Hours

Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


This facility is closed on New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

To ensure adequate processing time, please be at the Transfer Station at least one half hour before closing time. Customers are responsible for unloading their own vehicles.

Waste Management Recycling Truck