Cathy Mayer
Solid Waste Director
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P: (208) 446-1430

Ramsey Address:
3650 Ramsey Road
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815
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Post Falls Address:
15580 W Prairie Ave
Post Falls, ID 83854
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Admin Business Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Admin Office Closed for Lunch:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Gate Closes to Public at 4:55pm

Welcome to the Solid Waste Web Page!

Kootenai County provides two full service transfer stations for customer convenience. The Coeur d'Alene station is located at 3650 N. Ramsey Road in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The Post Falls Station is located at 15580 W. Prairie Avenue in Post Falls, Idaho.

Business Hours:

The Transfer Stations are open to the general public and waste hauling companies seven days a week. The entry gate opens at 8:00 a.m. and closes to the public at 4:55 p.m. every day. It is requested that all customers be unloaded and out of the facility by 5:00 p.m. each day.

The staffed Rural Collection Sites are open to residential customers seven days a week. The gates open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. every day. These sites are for household waste only. Large bulky items, tires, and wood must come to the Ramsey Transfer Station. No commercial waste is accepted at these sites.

Holiday Closures:

All Solid Waste facilities are closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

Administration Hours:

The Administration Office for the Solid Waste Department is located at the Ramsey Road facility. The office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The office is closed from 12:00 to 1:00 for lunch. The business office observes the regular federal holidays.

Secure Your Load

Covered Loads

Kootenai County Code states that no vehicle shall be driven unless the vehicle is constructed, covered or loaded to prevent the possibility of contents or loads from blowing, spilling or otherwise escaping. Violation is a misdemeanor subject to Idaho Code 18-113 or its successor.

2014 Waste Stream Analysis

Download your version of the 2014 Solid Waste Analysis Report here.

This year the solid waste facilities experienced a jump in overall waste generation and customer counts attributed to the growing local economy. Kootenai County utilizes this historical data to project trends and look to the demands of the future.

All detailed reporting information can be viewed at the Idaho DEQ Office in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho or at the administration office of the Kootenai County Solid Waste Department.

Solid Waste Department

Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Kootenai County Solid Waste
Department to:

  • Protect the public health and well being for all citizens
    affected directly or indirectly, now and in the future.
  • Provide environmentally sound facilities and operations
    before, during and after disposal of solid waste.
  • Provide effective and efficient means of solid waste
    disposal to the citizens of Kootenai County.
  • Insure the quality of solid waste disposal costs among all citizens.


    Main County Administration Building
    Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
    Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
    Click here for directions to the County Administration Building and Courthouse.