Transfer Station/Solid Waste

1975 N. Benton Ave. (Beside Carroll College)

Open 7 days a week

8am - 4:45pm 

406-447-8082 option 3


As of July 1st, 2015, each residential permit will be allowed 3000 pounds or 30 visits, whichever comes first. Find the Tracking Log here.

If your permit exceeds the 3000 pound allowance or the 30 visit limit, your transaction will come up as cash when checking out. Payment will be required at that time.




The next holiday closing for the Transfer Station will be Saturday, July 4, 2015. The holiday will be observed for the route collection drivers and the Admin office on Friday, July 3rd.

If Friday is your normal collection day, please have your trash out on THURSDAY by 7am for pick up.  

To receive news about holiday closures, upcoming events and announcements from The Solid Waste Division - click here - you will be added to an e-mail list.

06 29 2015

3000 Pounds or 30 Visits - NEW TRANSFER STATION POLICY

As of July 1st, 2015, each residential permit will be allowed 3000 pounds or 30 visits, whichever comes first.Visit the Solid Waste web page. Click here for a informational flyer. [more]

Category: Solid Waste All

06 29 2015

Fourth of July Holiday Solid Waste Schedule

The City of Helena Solid Waste Transfer Station will be closed Saturday, July 4th in recognition of Independence Day.  No route collection on Friday, July 3rd.  Residential and Commercial garbage collection will be...[more]

Category: Solid Waste All

06 22 2015

NEW: Transfer Station Fee Resolution Fees set by the Helena City Commission on Monday, June 15th, 2015 will take effect on July 1, 2015.

In an effort to simplify the fee structure for use of the Helena Transfer Station, the Helena City Commission approved Resolution No. 20170 on Monday, June 15, 2015 at the regular city commission meeting. New fees will take...[more]

Category: Solid Waste

04 02 2015


The City of Helena is requesting qualifications and bids from firms capable of providing regular scheduled curbside recycling services within the corporate boundaries of the City of Helena. To view the Request for Proposal in...[more]

Category: Solid Waste All, Solid Waste RFP

11 06 2014

Final Operational Efficiency Study of Solid Waste System

View the Final Solid Waste Efficiency Study [more]

Category: Solid Waste All