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.


Dryden Transfer Station - Operated by Chelan County

9073 Highway 2 in Dryden (509) 548-5592

Tuesday - Friday

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


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

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.


NOTICE: Tthe Dryden Transfer Station has wood chips for sale at a rate of $55/ton and compost for $55/ton.


ATTENTION: Compost will be available for sale May 1, 2014.


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)


Effective March 1, 2014 new rates are now being charged at the Dryden Transfer Station.


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.)

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.