Solid Waste

Chelan County and the incorporated cities of Wenatchee, Cashmere, Entiat, Leavenworth and Chelan welcome you to this page, with information and answers to your questions about recycling and environmentally sound disposal methods in Chelan County.


Moderate Risk Waste Facility DNS & SEPA

Chelan County Public Works – Solid Waste Department is proposing to construct a Moderate Risk Waste Facility located at 3623 US 97-A in Wenatchee, WA. This facility is proposed to be approximately 5,000 square feet and be utilized for collection of moderate risk waste such as paints, garden pesticides, and vehicle fluids. The facility will be open to the public.


Click here to access the SEPA Environmental Checklist and Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) Comments/questions regarding this project can be addressed to:

Brenda Blanchfield

Chelan County Solid Waste Coordinator

316 Washington Street, Suite 402

Wenatchee, WA 98801

(509) 667-6415

Comments are due November 12, 2014.


Dryden Transfer Station - Operated by Chelan County

9073 Highway 2 in Dryden (509) 548-5592

Accepted types of payment at Dryden Transfer Station are cash or check. We do not accept debit/credit.

Tuesday - Friday

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m*


8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.*

*Dryden Transfer Station is closed on holidays.


Directions: Located one mile east of the Highway 2 and Highway 97 Blewett Pass road junction. Entry is only possible from the eastbound lanes of Highway 2.


Tipping Rates at the Dryden Transfer Station

Grass Clippings
$60 per ton
Brush/Tree Trimmings
$80 per ton
General Solid Waste (Garbage)
$95 per ton (minimum fee for loads under 400 lbs. is $20)


Recycling Opportunities at the Dryden Transfer Station

(Note: Due to market conditions and shipping costs, clear or colored glass is no longer accepted at the Dryden Transfer Station as a recyclable; glass can still be disposed at regular tipping rates.)

Aluminum Cans Mixed Paper Plastic Milk Jugs
Cardboard Newsprint Tin Cans
Scrap Metal Office Paper Metal Appliances
Magazines Glossy Paper Pop Liter Bottles


Other Transfer Stations in Chelan County

Wenatchee Transfer Station - Operated by Waste Management

1421 S. Wenatchee Avenue in Wenatchee (509) 662-8885


Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Chelan Transfer Station - Operated by North Central Recovery & Recycling

23235 State Highway 97A in Chelan (509) 682-5631


Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.