Solid Waste

Leanne Hawley, Solid Waste Coordinator

Adam Gensler, Transfer Station/Recycling Position 1
(currently vacant), Transfer Station/Recycling Position 2

ATTENTION: New Garbage Rate Increase as of June 1, 2022 (see below for details). Payment must be made by cash or check only.
ATTENTION: All loads must be secured. An additional fee will be charged for all unsecured loads.

The Ferry County Board of Commissioner’s are requesting applications to fill eight open positions on the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC).  The Ferry County SWAC is an advisory committee appointed by the County Commissioners to provide a balanced representation of the citizen interests of the county and to advise and make recommendations on solid waste issues.  Members attend 3 meetings a year. One in February, one in April and one in October. SWAC members serve without compensation.

If you are interested in serving on the SWAC, please respond by letter to Ferry County Commissioners’ Office, 290 E. Tessie Ave., Republic, WA 99166 or e-mail    Briefly state in your letter why you are interested in serving on the SWAC, and include any related background experience that you may have.  If you have any questions regarding the SWAC, please feel free to contact the Ferry County Public Works Solid Waste Division at 775-5225, ex. 4110.

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Torboy Transfer Station & Recycling

105 Torboy Dump Road, Republic; (509) 775-8019

    • Thursday 8:00am – 3:00pm
    • Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
    • 2022 Holidays
    • The transfer station will be closed to observe the following holidays:
    • Saturday, February 19 – President's Day
    • Saturday, May 28 – Memorial Day
    • Saturday, June 18 – Juneteenth
    • Saturday, July 2 – 4th Of July
    • Saturday, September 3 – Labor Day
    • Friday, November 11th Veteran's Day (I might have to change this after I confirm)
    • Thursday, November 24th – Thanksgiving
    • Saturday, November 26 – Thanksgiving
    • Saturday, December 24 – Christmas
    • Saturday, December 31 – New Years'
  • PRICING AS OF JUNE 1, 2022
    • Payment must be made by cash or check only.
    • $15.00 for up to 140 lbs
    • $173.65 per ton after, in 20 lbs. increments
Cardboard, tin & aluminum cans can be recycled in the red recycling sleds located in Inchelium and the Torboy Transfer Station.
Additional recycling at the Torboy Transfer Station: metal including refrigerator, freezer (anything that had Freon in it), used oil, antifreeze and e-cycling for free anytime the transfer station is open to the public. There is a $25.00 charge for anything that has or has had freon in it (WHITE GOODS) all other metal is free.

We DO NOT ACCEPT vehicles for scrap.

e_cycleE-Cycle Washington
is a new program that provides responsible recycling of computers, monitors and TVs in our state. As of January 2009, electronics manufacturers in Washington will take responsibility for recycling these products.


Solid Waste Advisory Committee

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) is a committee appointed by the Board of Commissioners and represents a broad spectrum of Ferry County. The SWAC advises the County Commissioners on aspects of the Solid Waste Management Plan and amendments and addenda to the plan. They assist in the development of programs & policies concerning Solid Waste. The review and Comment on proposed legislative Solid Waste Rules, policies and ordinances.

  • Meetings are typically held in February, April, and October*
*The SWAC is currently looking for members. If you are interested in serving on the SWAC Board, please submit a letter of interest to the Ferry County Board of Commissioners, 290 E. Tessie Ave, Republic, WA 99166

WINTER OFFICE HOURS (Nov 1 thru Mar 31):
8am to 4pm Tuesday thru Saturday
Torboy Transfer Station
105 Torboy Dump RD
Republic, WA
350 E Delaware Ave. #8
Republic, WA  99166
(509) 775-8019