Solid Waste & Recycling

 UNSECURED LOADS ARE ILLEGAL

Why Should You Secure Your Load? / ¿Por Qué Sujetar Tu Carga?
[Reporting an unsecured load]


The function of the Solid Waste Division is to provide for the solid waste needs of Adams County residents through the county's two transfer station operations, sanitary landfills, and recycling.

La función de la División de Desperdicios Sólidos es satisfacer las necesidades de desperdicios sólidos de los residentes del Condado de Adams a través de las dos operaciones de la estación de transferencia del condado, los rellenos sanitarios y el reciclaje.

Bid Opportunities

Transportation Haul of Solid Waste Refuse

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Adams County Commissioners that sealed bids will be received at their office in the Courthouse in Ritzville, Washington, until 10:15 a.m., Monday, April 26th, 2021 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read for the transporting of Solid Waste Refuse from Adams County Transfer Stations to the Columbia Ridge Landfill site, located in Arlington County, Oregon.

Specifications and bid forms are available at the Adams County Public Works Department office, 210 W. Alder, Ritzville, Washington, 99169, or by download here.  Bids must be on the forms provided by the Public Works Department office and be attached to the County specifications.

Bidder shall submit bid in separate sealed envelope addressed to the Adams County Board of Commissioners, 210 W. Broadway, Ritzville, Washington 99169.


The Adams County Solid Waste and Moderate Risk Waste Management Plan "recommends strategies to manage solid waste and moderate risk waste generated in Adams County, Washington, including the cities and towns of Othello, Ritzville, Hatton, Lind and Washtucna. Solid Waste handling includes management, storage, collection, diversion, transportation, treatment, use, processing and final disposal. Recommendations are provided for municipal solid waste, other special waste, and moderate risk waste." -Executive Summary, page 7, Adams County Solid Waste and Moderate Risk Waste Management Plan, February 2018.

El Plan de manejo de residuos sólidos y riesgos moderados del Condado de Adams "recomienda estrategias para administrar los residuos sólidos y riesgos moderados generados en el Condado de Adams, Washington, incluidas las ciudades y pueblos de Othello, Ritzville, Hatton, Lind y Washtucna. El manejo de los residuos sólidos incluye la gestión , almacenamiento, recolección, desvío, transporte, tratamiento, uso, procesamiento y disposición final. Se proporcionan recomendaciones para residuos sólidos municipales, otros residuos especiales y residuos de riesgo moderado ". - Resumen ejecutivo, página 7, Plan de gestión de residuos sólidos del condado de Adams y residuos moderados, febrero de 2018. Tenga en cuenta que el plan
está escrito en inglés.


Anthony Dailey, Solid Waste Operations Supervisor