Wood Waste - Creosote Treated

(Last Updated: 2/16/2021)

Dimensional wood waste/lumber is solid wood, lumber, or pallets. Creosotes are a type of wood preservative. Railroad ties, utility poles, and pilings were once treated with this hazardous material.


Creosote treated lumber cannot be recycled.

Dispose as garbage. Wood must be cut into sections 6 feet in length or smaller.
Large amounts (over 3 cubic yards) must be taken to Olympic View Transfer Station. See our Business Disposal and Recycling Guide. for details.

Information listed here for HOUSEHOLD ITEMS ONLY. View the Business Disposal and Recycling Guide.
Bainbridge Island Transfer Station
7215 NE Vincent Rd. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
206-842-0962 | Website | Map
Kitsap County Hansville Recycling & Garbage Facility
7791 NE Ecology Rd. Kingston, WA 98346
360-638-2710 | Website | Map
Kitsap County Olalla Recycling & Garbage Facility
2850 SE Burley-Olalla Rd. Olalla, WA 98359
253-857-5034 | Website | Map
Kitsap County Olympic View Transfer Station
9380 SW Barney White Rd Bremerton, WA 98312
360-674-2297 | Website | Map
Kitsap County Silverdale Recycling & Garbage Facility
8843 NW Dickey Rd Silverdale, WA 98383
360-692-5900 | Website | Map