The Details

Recycling & Disposal Services, Inc. (RDS) is a Ferndale recycling, garbage and waste disposal center, serving Bellingham and the greater Whatcom County, Washington area since 1996.

We are more than a "trash or garbage dump" but rather a business that finds the right home for discarded waste.

We accept both commercial and residential garbage and recycled goods; but not hazardous waste.

HOURS:
Seven days a week
7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Limited hours on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.

ADDRESS:
4916 Labounty Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
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Long/Lat: 48.819435 -122.56134

Phone: (360) 384-8011
Fax: (360) 384-0873

First Time Visitors

For household recycled goods such as paper, bottle or cans, there is no need to wait in line.  Follow the signs to the left and use the proper recycle bin (paper, cans, bottles and more).

For disposal items to dump or any metal, yard waste, tires or electronics:

  1. Wait for your turn to move onto the scale
  2. Get weighed w/ trash
  3. Talk to staff about what you are disposing
  4. Dump your trash or recyle your metal / electronics / yardwaste
  5. Return to get weighed again at either scale house
  6. You can pay with cash, checks and credit cards.

*Click to Visit our photo drive through page.

When in doubt, go through the scales to talk to our friendly staff. They will explain rates, procedures and what is free.

Services

We provide the following services.

  • Recycling - See what you can recycle at RDS for free. 
  • Disposal - If you can't recycle, then here is what you can dispose of at our facility.

RDS does not do home pickup. Use the external web links below to find a company that can help:

Public Resources: For special disposal needs or to find other government resources, check out the following: