Garbage and Recycling

Pierce County oversees planning for the county’s solid waste system and promotes waste prevention and recycling education. 

Our vision: A solid waste system that is equitable, protects human and environmental health, and is resilient to the known and unforeseen changes that are coming our way. 

Curbside garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection services in Pierce County are provided by several companies. Your location determines your service provider.  

The City of Tacoma has a separate system—contact  Tacoma Solid Waste if you live or operate a business within Tacoma city limits. 

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  1. Earth Matters April 2022

    Posted on April 11, 2022

  2. Enviro Ed March 2022

    Posted on March 11, 2022

  3. Enviro Ed December 2021

    Posted on December 13, 2021

  4. Enviro Ed October 2021

    Posted on October 15, 2021

  5. Enviro Ed July 2021

    Posted on July 15, 2021