The City of Mountlake Terrace contracts with Waste Management for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection. Pick up days are on Wednesdays for residential customers. Garbage is collected weekly and recycling/yard waste alternates every other week. Please view the Waste Management collection schedule.
Snohomish County's Transfer Station in Mountlake Terrace is located at 21311 61st Place West and the Recycling Area is across the street from the main entrance. More information, including rates, can be found on the Snohomish County Solid Waste webpage (scroll down to Southwest Transfer Station) or call 425-388-3425. HOURS UPDATE - EFFECTIVE MARCH 30, 2020: In order to comply with the Governor’s statewide Stay Home – Stay Healthy Order to combat the spread of COVID-19, Snohomish County closed all of its Solid Waste facilities and programs on March 28. The transfer stations reopened to mechanical-unload customers only on weekdays as of Monday, March 30, as curbside service is considered essential.
Effective Saturday, April 4, 2020, the transfer stations will be open to hand-unload/self-haul customers with only household garbage during the duration of the public health crisis.