Garbage pickup, curbside recycling, and clean green pickup will be a day late all week, with Friday's pickup occurring on Saturday due to the Memorial Day holiday. Please have your carts out at point of collection by 6 a.m. on your collection day. See more information regarding city closures.

Business Waste Solutions and Secure Disposal Services

The City of Spokane's Waste to Energy Facility (WTEF) provides customers with waste management solutions. We accept many types of waste that needs special handling for secure disposal. Services offered include:

  • Secure destruction, ensuring confidential and proprietary information is incinerated
  • Certificate of Destruction when needed
  • Waste volume reduction by 90% – weight by 75%
  • Recovering energy from your waste
  • Environmentally preferred method of disposal over landfill
  • Recycling credit depending on material's point of origin
  • Customized services for your disposal needs

For questions, to receive Waste Acceptance/Profile forms and a list of what is and is not acceptable, to submit forms, or to schedule a secure disposal appointment, please call 509.625.6580. You can also email questions to

The WTEF is part of Spokane's overall comprehensive solid waste system that encourages recycling and waste reduction—along with the recovery of energy. The facility burns municipal solid waste to recover energy in the form of electricity. The facility can handle up to 800 tons of municipal solid waste a day and can generate 22 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 13,000 homes.

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Take a Tour

Tours of the Waste to Energy Facility are available by appointment. To schedule, call 509.625.6580.

2900 S. Geiger Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99224