- Solid Waste
- Collection Events
These events are for Douglas County Residents Only, this includes ALL Cities and Towns!
- Tire Collection Event
- Paper Shredding Event
- Household Hazardous Waste Event
- Small Quantity Generator of Hazardous Waste (Businesses)
This event is only for Douglas County Property Owners OUTSIDE city limits.
- Free Garbage Disposal at the Wenatchee Regional Landfill
Find out more details on events below:
- Tire Collection
- Paint Collection
- CESQG Event
- Hazardous Waste Event
- Free Disposal Day Event
- Paper Shredding Events
What is CESQG you ask?
This is event is Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Collection Event for Douglas County businesses.
This is the perfect opportunity for businesses to properly dispose of items like fuel, flammable liquids, oil-based paint, corrosive liquids, fluorescent tubes, aerosols, toxic solids, acid batteries & other materials at the discounted county rate.
To qualify for this event your business, agency or organization must reside within Douglas County, and you must generate no more than 220lbs. of dangerous waste, or 2.2 pounds of etremely dangerous waste, per month.
Some of the most common wastes turned in by businesses within Douglas County in the past include tanning beds tubes, automotive fluids or sludge, paint-related materials, cleaning products, acids, aerosols, solvents, lab chemicals etc. If your business generates a waste that you have to pay to dispose of through an outside agent, it may save you money by participating in the Douglas County Small Quantity Generator Collection Event, scheduled for Friday, April 14, 2023, at the East Wenatchee City Hall Parking Lot.
To obtain a cost estimate for the disposal for your materials, contact Clean Harbors Environmental Services at 509.992.2554. Have the name & description of your waste material ready and the quantity you wish to dispose of. Below is the application form necessary to participate & included is a price list which reflects the current cost of disposal. Interested participants need to be registered for this event no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, April 7, 2023. If you have questions regarding this excellent opportunity for your business, please feel free to contact us at Douglas County Solid Waste Programs Office at 509.886.0899 & ask for Becci Piepel or Christina Gapan.
The CESQG Event will be Friday, April 14th 8AM - 2PM
Pre-registration is REQUIRED by April 7th 2023. Application Form Here
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events happen on Saturday's in the spring & fall.
Household Generated Waste Only.
Because funding is provided through a grant from Dept. of Ecology & Douglas County Solid Waste tipping fees, there's no charge for residents to participate but donations are welcomed & appreciated.
Precautions for everyone's safety:
Don't mix products
Keep products in original containers. Containers will not be returned for safety reasons
Secure products so they won't leak
Stay in your vehicle during unloading
**BIG CHANGES THIS YEAR**
✔ CHANGE OF LOCATION ✔
✖ NO LATEX/OIL BASED PAINT, STAINS & VARNISHES ✖
✔ FUEL WILL BE ACCEPTED ✔
Douglas County Solid Waste
Thank you to WM & Douglas County for putting on the spring Free Disposal Day! We were able to serve over 400 residents & dispose of 198 tons of waste. Thank you to everyone who helped put this on!
Be sure & watch for our Free Disposal Day in the fall!
Thank you to all who participated & donated in our
2022 Paper Shredding Event!
Our next event will be determined at a later date.
The link below is a helpful tool when preparing for our Shredding Events.