Residents are welcome to Self-Haul their Christmas Trees to the Transfer Station - No Permit required

Tree Tips welcome - Let us know if your area needs tree pick up



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

The next holiday closing for the Transfer Station will be Monday, February 19th, 2018. We will be closed in observance of Presidents Day. If Monday is your normal collection day, pick up will be Tuesday. For questions please call 447-8086.

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

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02 06 2018

Presidents Day Transfer Station Closure

Image of a garbage truck with a red circle with a line through it and closed thanksgivings day text

The City of Helena Transfer Station will be closed Monday, February 19th in observance of Presidents Day. If Monday is your normal pick up day trash collection will be picked up on the Tuesday following the holiday closing....[more]

Category: Solid Waste All

01 11 2018

UPDATED: City of Helena Christmas Tree Pick up ~ Pines for Perch Program

 It’s that time of year again and Christmas trees will be collected from City residents for the “Pines for Perch” program beginning January 1st through the end of February. Please remove all lights and ornaments and place...[more]

Category: Solid Waste All

05 01 2017

New Hours of Operation at The Transfer Station

Effective May 1, 2017, the hours of Operation at the The City of Helena Transfer Station will be 8 am to 4:30 pm. Customers need to be unloaded and checked out by 4:35.  Thank you for your cooperation. [more]

Category: Solid Waste All

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