WARC entrance gates now close earlier
Entrance gates to the Waste and Recovery Center close at 4:45 p.m. daily. Read the news release to learn more.
Plastic bag ban now in effect
Ordinances have started in Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, and unincorporated Thurston County banning plastic carryout bags.
Learn more about these ordinances.
Yard waste at the Waste and Recovery Center
Put your yard waste to good use at the Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center (WARC). All materials brought to the center are trucked off-site and turned into compost or fuel.
Items accepted as yard waste
Items NOT accepted as yard waste
Call the Solid Waste Hotline at (360) 867-2491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Although the WARC facilities are open on weekends and some holidays, staff are not available by phone or email on those days.
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