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Solid Waste Division

Division Manager: Margo Gillaspy
SOLID WASTE RATE SCHEDULE

GENERAL WASTE:
Commercial / Residential
(Non-Exempt)
$ 89.00 / ton
Commercial (Exempt) $ 89.00 / ton
Municipalities $ 88.00 / ton

Washington State Refuse Tax of 3.6% will be added to Non-Exempt rates

MINIMUM CHARGE: $ 10.00

SPECIAL WASTE:

 

Roadside Litter $ 0.00 / ton
Only litter that is collected by non-profit organizations or public service
organizations from public rights-of-way. Subject to prior approval.

Recyclable Materials $ 0.00 / ton
Materials from households consisting of entirely clean and separated
recyclables in the following categories:

 

a. Glass: separated by colors (brown, clear, and green)
b. Metal Containers: separated by type (tin, aluminum)
c. Paper: separated by type (newspaper, cardboard, mixed paper)
d. Other Scrap Metals: all non-metal materials must be removed

White Goods (Appliances)
White Goods containing chlorofluorocarbons: $25.00 each
White Goods not containing chlorofluorocarbons: $10.00 each

Tires
Only passenger car and light truck tires are accepted, must be separated.
Limit of 4 tires per customer, per day.
Charged at General Waste Rate.

OUT-OF-COUNTY WASTE:
Out-of-County wastes delivered by residential customers are NOT accepted at
any Skagit County solid waste disposal site.

The following waste Out-of-County waste streams are accepted at the Skagit
County Recycling and Transfer Station:

 

Domestic waste from Whatcom County, which is collected by commercial
haulers along State Highway 20 north of the Skagit County line.

Non-Exempt / Residential $89.00 / ton
Exempt $89.00 / ton


Waste generated in San Juan County and hauled pursuant to the terms of
Skagit County Contract #C20130187, lnterlocal Agreement Between San
Juan County, Town of Friday Harbor, and Skagit County regarding
Receipt of Solid Waste

San Juan County Waste Municipalities Rate +
$7 .00 / ton Surcharge


SATELLITE COLLECTION SITES:
Only residential wastes are accepted at the satellite collection sites.

Clear Lake Compactor Site $6.00 / 32 gal can or its
equivalency
Sauk Transfer Station $89.00 / ton


MATER/ALS NOT ACCEPTED AT SKAG/T COUNTY D/SPOSAL S/TES:

 

a. Petroleum contaminated soils
b. Grease - food preparation wastes
c. Asbestos containing materials
d. Catalyst
e. Sod, seeds, bulbs, or sawdust
f. Hazardous, liquid, or chemical wastes

Direct to lntermodal Construction and Demolition Residual Materials
Pursuant to and subject to compliance with Skagit County Code 12.18.040,
residual waste generated by the processing of construction and demolition debris
at a permitted intermediate solid waste handling facility may be delivered directly
(in a sealed intermodal container acceptable to the County) to an intermodal facility
utilized by Skagit County for the transport and/or disposal of solid waste,
contingent upon compliance by the intermediate solid waste handling facility with
certain requirements, including:

The intermediate solid waste handling facility shall pay Skagit County a fee (and
comply with audit and verification procedures) as follows:

Recycling Rate of 75% - 79% $15.00 / ton discount
($74.00 / ton)
Recycling Rate of 80% or better $25.00 / ton discount
($64.00 / ton)

In order to qualify for the above-stated discounted rate, a minimum recycling
percentage of seventy~five percent (75%) must be maintained by the intermediate
solid waste handling facility (the intermediate solid waste handling facility shall
ensure that a minimum of seventy five percent [75%] of the construction and
demolition debris materials received by the intermediate solid waste handling
facility are processed and marketed for recycling or energy recovery, with no more
than twenty five percent [25%] of incoming materials by weight being delivered to
the intermodal facility for disposal). Obtaining a discounted rate (as provided
above) is subject to the intermediate solid waste handling facility complying with
audit and verification policies and procedures to be established and adopted by the
Director of Public Works, including auditing and verification of all information
submitted to the County by the intermediate solid waste handling facility. Such
audit and verification policies and procedures shall require the intermediate solid
waste handling facility to provide a detailed accounting of materials processed and
stored at the intermediate solid waste handling facility and shall be submitted to the
County by the intermediate solid waste handling facility on or before the 5th day of
each month. Required information to be submitted by the intermediate solid waste
handling facility shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, incoming waste
volumes, incoming waste by weight, types and volumes of materials stored on-site,
shipments of recyclable materials including material type, volume, and destination,
and amount, type, and destination of materials marketed for energy recovery (and
such other information that the Skagit County Public Works Department
determines to be necessary or appropriate).

SWEEPER / VACTOR DECANT WASTE
Street waste resulting from street and catch basin cleaning activities accepted
by the County at the Skagit County Decant Facility. All Skagit County Decant
Facility customers shall require pre-authorization by the County.

Vactor Waste $18.40 / ton
Sweeper Waste $45.20 / ton
De-Watered Solids $58.60 / ton



HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
Acceptable wastes must be separated and delivered to the Skagit County
Household / Moderate Risk Waste Facility.
Household Hazardous Waste: No Charge

MODERATE R/SK WASTE
Only Moderate Risk Waste from qualifying Small Quantity Generators is
accepted.

All materials will be charged by container size, rounded up to 1 gallon
increments.

Flammable Liquids

 
Flammable Liquids (Solvents) $3.00/gallon
Flammable Liquid Aerosols $1.00/Aerosol
Oil-Based Paints $4.00/gallon
Pesticides & Poisons  
Pesticide Aerosols $3.00/ Aerosol
Pesticides & Poisons $16.00/gallon
Corrosive Materials

 
Corrosive Material $18.00/gallon
Reactive Materials  
Includes Dangerous When Wet, Spontaneously Combustible, and Flammable Solid categories. Reactives will be accepted only on a case-by-case .basis, as decided by the Hazardous Waste Specialist.
Reactive Material $38.00/gallon
Oxidizing Materials  
Oxidizing Material $20.00/gallon
Organic Peroxides  
Due to the potentially shock sensitive nature of these materials, organic peroxides will be accepted only on a case-by-case basis, as decided by the Hazardous Waste Specialist.
Organic Peroxides $38.00/gallon
Solid Organic Resins, Tars, Adhesives, Paints, etc.
Solid Organics $10.00/gallon
Antifreeze  
Antifreeze .50/gallon
Motor Oil  
Motor Oil, Uncontaminated .50/gallon
Mercury-Containing Lamps  
Florescent Lamps .1 O / linear foot
Compact Florescent Lamps .50 / bulb
HID Lamps $1.00 / lamp
Unclassified Wastes  
For chemical waste streams not directly correlated to the above classes, disposal rates will be based on treatment technology and handling requirements as follows:
Class I $ 6.00/gallon
Class II $ 12.00/gallon
Class III $18.00/gallon
Class IV $ 24.00/gallon
Class V $ 30.00/gallon
Class VI $ 36.00/gallon

 

Small Quantity Generator (Business waste) - call (360) 424-9532


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