Garbage services in Bellingham including residential, commercial, and
multi-family are provided by
Sanitary Service Company
(360-734-3490), under contract to the City.
Hazardous Waste Disposal
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:
- fluorescent lights
- old gasoline
- asbestos (siding, shingles, floor adhesive, etc.)
- pesticides/herbicides/other liquid chemicals.
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.
Recycling and Waste Reduction
Visit our recycling and waste
reduction page for information on recycling.