Transfer Station - Solid Waste

1975 N Benton (Next to Carroll College)

Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Open 7 Days a Week except Major Holidays

406-447-8082 - Option 4

Solid Waste Route Drivers

Safeway Recycling Location Temporarily Closed

Safeway Recycling Rolloff

Due to flooding damage in the Safeway Parking Lot, the recycling roll-offs in the Safeway parking lot will be out of service.

Please visit our other off-site recycling locations

  • L&C County Fairgrounds - 98 W. Custer
  • Boeing - 3200 Skyway Drive; just past the Airport
  • Across from Dale Harris Park - In the median between the one-way streets on the west end of Cruse Ave towards Park Avenue

Curbside Recycling Totes

Helena Recycling Bin

Curbside Recycling is a valuable program offered by The City of Helena and Helena Recycling. The totes are an important part of the Curbside Recycling service. Please leave totes with the household that is utilizing and supporting the program.

Important Information About Picking up Permits

The Administrative Staff makes every effort to be available Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm to issue/re-issue permits. There are times that we are not available during those hours. We encourage customers to call ahead to make sure there is someone here to assist you.

Admin Building: 406-447-8084 or 406-447-8086

The City of Helena will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection on June 23, 2018.
Permits are required for this event. Hazardous Waste from commercial generators will not be accepted at this event.  Businesses may call Chem-Safe Environmental directly at 509-968-3973 prior to the event to make other arrangements.

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The next Transfer Station Closure will be Wednesday, July 4th. We will be closed in observance of Independence Day. If Wednesday is your usual collection day, there will be normal pickup on Wednesday. 

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The daily operations, workers and events of the Solid Waste Division