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Solid Waste transfer stations closing to remove excess refuse


Last updated 5/12/2022 at 11am

Photo courtesy of Snohomish County Solid Waste

The Airport Road solid waste transfer station.

There's just too much dump at the dump.

All Snohomish County Solid Waste transfer stations and drop boxes will temporarily close May 7-8 and May 14-15 to clear out excess refuse that has become a health, safety, and environmental issue for customers and staff.

According to a news release, the emergency closures will allow county staff to remove more of the refuse backlog that has steadily built up since the first of the year due to a shortage of shipping containers and staffing issues with county contractors.

"These temporary closures will allow us to stay focused on our top priorities: th...

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