Garbage Service Information

If you own a business in Puyallup and are subject to the statewide shutdowns announced by Gov. Inslee, you may be eligible for an exemption to the City’s mandatory garbage service. To find out if you are eligible, call the City at 253-841-5550 or email us.

For health and sanitation reasons, all occupied residences in Puyallup are required to receive and pay for solid waste collection services, per Puyallup Municipal Code section 6.12.030.

Currently, the City contracts with D.M. Disposal to provide these services. Questions regarding the collection of material or your bill should be directed to D.M. Disposal.

Curbside Pickup

No Garbage Service

There will be no garbage pickup on the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Day.  Following these holidays, pick-up will be one day late the rest of that week.  Service will remain normal if the holiday falls on a weekend.

Other Clean Up Events

The City of Puyallup conducts three citywide cleanup events a year - Fall Cleanup, Treecycling in January and Spring Cleanup. During the Spring and Fall cleanup weeks, up to three containers of extra garbage, extra yard waste and one major appliance can be placed at the curb during your regular pickup day. Christmas trees can be left at the curb for pickup during the Treecycling day. The cleanup/recycling days are coordinated through D.M. Disposal and is free to all City of Puyallup utility customers. Customers are notified in the mail through D.M. Disposal's billing when the recycling days will be held.

Recycling Information

  • Curbside: You can arrange for curbside recycling by calling D.M. Disposal.
  • Glass Recycling: In the City of Puyallup, glass can be dropped off at the Elks Lodge, 314 27th Street NE, for recycling.
  • Recycling Centers:

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Puyallup residents can take advantage of two facilities in Pierce County for free disposal of household hazardous waste.


Materials Accepted

  • Antifreeze
  • Automotive Products
  • Cooking Oil
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Glues
  • Household Cleaners
  • Motor Oil (Used)
  • Ni-Cad Batteries
  • Oil-Based Paints
  • Pet Insecticides (Pet Products)
  • Yard and Garden Chemicals

Materials Not Accepted

  • Asbestos
  • Biological Waste
  • Compressed Gas Containers
  • Explosives
  • Latex Paint
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Waste Produced by Businesses
  • 55 Gallon Drums

Pierce County Recycling

Please visit the Pierce County Recycling and Solid Waste Page.