Garbage services in Bellingham including residential, commercial, and multi-family are provided by Sanitary Service Company (SSC) (360-734-3490), under contract to the City.
Sanitary Service Company does not accept hazardous, toxic, radioactive or dangerous wastes, dead animals or hot ashes. Examples of some types of common household hazardous waste include:
To dispose of these types of wastes, please visit the Disposal of Toxics Program website or call (360) 380-4640. The Disposal of Toxics program accepts a variety of household hazardous waste from Whatcom County residents. Chemical wastes from Whatcom County businesses are also accepted with prior approval.
Visit our recycling and waste reduction page for information on recycling and the City of Bellingham Clean Green Yard Waste program.