Ferry County Solid Waste - Torboy Transfer Station

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TRANSFER STATION OPERATING HOURS: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
OFFICE LOCATION: Torboy Transfer Station
105 Torboy Dump RD
Republic, WA
MAILING ADDRESS: 350 E Delaware Ave. #8
Republic, WA  99166
(509) 775-8019
EMAIL: swcoord@co.ferry.wa.us
STAFF MEMBERS:  Transfer Station/Recycling operator
Jason Witte, Transfer Station/Recycling operator, Warren Reed                                                       
ATTENTION: New Garbage Rate Increase as of April 1, 2024 (see below for details). Payment must be made by cash or check only.                                                                      ATTENTION: SWAC board members needed see information below.
ATTENTION: All loads must be secured. An additional fee will be charged for all unsecured loads.
ATTENTION: We are open Tuesday's, Thursday's, and Saturday's year round.
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Attention The Torboy Transfer Station will be closed Saturday May 25th for Memorial Day. We will be open again on Tuesday May 28th

Torboy Transfer Station & Recycling

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

  • 2024 HOLIDAYS (The transfer station will be closed to observe the following holidays:):
    • Tuesday, January 2 - New Years
    • Saturday, Jan 13 – Martin Luther King Day
    • Saturday, Feb 17 - Presidents Day
    • Saturday May 25 - Memorial Day
    • Saturday, June 22 - Juneteenth Day 
    • Thursday July 4 - 4th of July 
    • Saturday August 31 - Labor Day 
    • Saturday Nov 9 - Veterans Day
    • Thursday-Friday Nov 28th, 29th Thanksgiving & Dec 25th Christmas
  • PRICING AS OF April 1, 2024
    • Payment must be made by cash or check only.
    • Minimum load price 
    • $184.50 per ton after, in 20 lbs. increments. $15.50 minimum load charge of up to 180LBS
Cardboard, tin, aluminum cans, Auto batteries can be recycled in the red recycling sleds located in Inchelium and the grey bins at the Torboy Transfer Station.
Additional recycling at the Torboy Transfer Station:  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. There will be a new fee of $20.00 for mattresses April 1,2024. NO TIRES!!! Other charges $35.00 Fee for returned checks or short pays. $20.00 fee for unsecured loads. We will now be accepting paint for free on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Paint Care Washington. 

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.

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 submit a letter of interest to the Ferry County Board of Commissioners Office, 290 E. Tessie Ave., Republic, WA 99166 or e-mail  commissioners@co.ferry.wa.us. 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.

  • Meetings are typically held in February, April, and October*
  • Next Ferry County SWAC Board meeting will be held the second Thursday of every month until otherwise stated at 2PM In the Ferry County Commissioner's Office.