Commercial Garbage & Recycling Collection Service

COVID-19 Garbage and Recycling Update

There has been an increase in transfer station visits which mean longer wait times and a decrease in the ability to maintain social distancing measures. Please avoid making trips to the recycling and transfer stations unless absolutely necessary. Consider these options to avoid trips to the transfer station, reduce contact with others and stay safe:

EXTRA GARBAGE - For an additional fee, extra garbage can be set out next to your garbage container.

  • County (UGA) Commercial Can Extras: $4.02 per 32 gal can
  • County Commercial Overweight/Overfilled cans: $4.85 per occurrence
  • County Commercial Container Extras: $18.33 per yard
  • City of Vancouver Overfilled/Extras: $17.35 per yard per occurrence
  • Ridgefield Overweight/Overfilled or extra cans: $6.49 each
  • Ridgefield Commercial Container Extras: $27.72/yard
  • Ridgefield Commercial Container Overfilled: $22.15 per occurrence
  • Washougal Overweight/Overfilled Can: $9.00 per occurrence
  • Washougal Commercial Can Extra: $9.00 per 32 gal can
  • Washougal Commercial Container Extras: $31.96

BULKY ITEMS - Furniture, appliances, electronics or tires can be picked up at your curbside for a cost. This service is available in Vancouver, Ridgefield, Washougal and rural areas of Clark County. Waste Connections Rates (change link to: page provides a detailed list of accepted items. Camas customers can call the city's Utility Customer Service line at 360.834.2462 for details on microwave and small furniture pick-ups.

Contact Waste Connections at 360.892.5370 or to schedule a bulky waste pick-up or to learn more about fees for garbage, recycling and yard debris extras. One to two weeks advance notice is recommended.


Commercial garbage collection service in the county is provided by Waste Connections, Inc. under the certification and regulation of the Washington Utilities Transportation Commission (WUTC). The WUTC establishes collection fees for the service area. Commercial businesses have the choice of either subscribing to collection services provided by Waste Connections, Inc. or self-hauling their waste to a permitted facility. Such facilities in Clark County are Central Transfer and Recycling Facility, West Van Materials Recovery Center or Washougal Transfer Station.

For further information on rates, areas served, materials collected go to the Waste Connections web site or call 360.892.5370.

Garbage Collection Service

Waste Connections, Inc.
9411 NE 94th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

Transfer Stations    
Central Transfer and Recycling
11034 NE 117th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
West Van Materials Recovery Center
6601 NW Old Lower River Road
Vancouver, WA

Washougal Transfer Station
4020 S. Grant St.
Washougal, WA

Bad weather and holiday collection


Businesses may contact the licensed hauler of their choice to pick up recyclable items. Within the City of Vancouver, service providers must be on an approved list provided by the Solid Waste Division.

For a list of permitted facilities, go to our self-haul options page.

Construction and Demolition Debris
Use the Clark County construction salvage and recycling toolkit to learn about recycling opportunities for construction and demolition debris.

Business Hazardous Waste
Most businesses generate dangerous waste. Learn more about handling requirements, disposal and recycling options on our Business Hazardous Waste page.

Clark County Green Business Program

The Clark County Green Business Program provides onsite assistance and resources to support recycling and environmental initiatives at businesses.

We offer:

  • Free resources for your workplace recycling and food scraps composting programs
  • Recommendations and training to help you start or improve waste minimization and recycling projects
  • Green Business certification to recognize your positive impacts

For more information about increasing efficiencies and reducing waste at your business, visit or call 564.397.7319.