Contact Thurston County Solid Waste
Please note: Solid Waste does not own or operate compost/garbage/recycling hauling trucks. All service is provided by a private hauling company (except properties within the City of Olympia, which are served by the City of Olympia Public Works Department).
Solid Waste staff
|Solid Waste Hotline
Waste Less Food project - residential
|Business technical assistance|
Construction debris management
|Solid waste and recycling data|
|After-school and camp presentations|
|Zero Waste events
Food2Flowers school technical assistance
Our physical and mailing address is:
Thurston County Public Works
9605 Tilley Road S, Suite C
Olympia, WA 98512-9140
Thurston County Solid Waste is your waste prevention and recycling resource. We provide community education, technical assistance, and resources to help you reduce waste. Solid Waste also operates the Waste and Recovery Center at Hawks Prairie and drop box sites at Rainier and Rochester. All locations also have a recycle center.
To promote waste prevention and sustainable resource use in Thurston County through education, technical assistance, and community building.
We see a future in which everyone in Thurston County makes informed and responsible choices about what we produce and consume, so that every day our community creates less waste.
Solid Waste is part of the Thurston County Public Works Department.
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