The Health Department is closed Monday, Jan. 21, to observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 
Lake Steilacoom at Dawn

Don't trash the environment.

We help facility owners and operators reduce pollution and protect public health.

We regulate facilities that handle waste:

  • Landfills.
  • Compost facilities.
  • Transfer stations.
  • Recycling centers.
  • Contaminated soil disposal.
  • Infectious (medical) waste facilities.

We educate businesses and community members to:

  • Prevent pollution.
  • Properly store and dispose of household hazardous waste.


Email Waste Management at or call the Hazardous Waste Line (800) 287-6429.