As of 2014, clean wood waste must be separated from regular waste. Separated clean wood is chipped up and used as a carbon source at the compost facility. Clean Wood Waste must be separated from regular waste and loads mixed with clean wood are subject to unsorted load fees.
What is Clean Wood
Clean wood is any unpainted, untreated, unglued dimensional lumber and pallets.
Why Separate Clean Wood
Saves money on tipping fees
Valuable to the compost program
Saves valuable landfill space
Clean Wood Materials And Services
Unpainted pallets, Untreated, unstained and unpainted dimensional lumber (pine, spruce, fir etc), Untreated scrap wood, Brushing, grubbing wood
Must be separated from regular waste. When mixed with regular waste, could trigger unsorted waste charges at the Waste Management Facility.
Drop off at the Waste Management Facility (tipping fee applies) Serviced clean wood waste bins can be arranged through General Waste Management or Pacific Northwest.
Good To Know
Screws and nails can be left in. Clean wood is chipped and added to our compost as a carbon source.