Solid Waste Division

The Solid Waste Division manages the collection and disposal of garbage in Richland. The city also owns and operates the Horn Rapids Sanitary Landfill, located at 3102 Twin Bridges Road.

**Be sure to check here during inclement weather for current Solid Waste Collection delays, cancellations, or alternate schedules.

The Collection Division provides service to residential and commercial customers. Curbside services include refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection.  Please click here for our resident 2017 Curbside Calendar.  Waste containers need to by at curbside by 6 a.m. on your scheduled service day.

City of Richland collection area map

Information about all solid waste services can be found through the links on this page. If you are unable to locate the information you are looking for please contact us by email or by phone at 509-942-7700.  Solid Waste Department business hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The City of Richland is committed to providing quality service to our residents. If your garbage pick up was missed please call our office by noon the next day. (509) 942-7700.


Fall Cleanup is running October 30 through December 29th.  Please place extra bags at curbside by 6 a.m. weekly on your regular scheduled collection day.  All bags must be less than 40 lbs. and everything will be considered garbage during Fall Cleanup. Solid Waste will not pick up bags on all City recognized holidays.  For more details regarding Fall Cleanup, please click here for the Fall 2017 Talking Trash newsletter.


 Horn Rapids Landfill

**NOTICE:  Horn Rapids Landfill will be CLOSED on Sundays beginning November 1st through February 28th.

The landfill is located at 3102 Twin Bridges Road.  Landfill hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.  The landfill is open Monday through Sunday, March - October and Monday through Saturday, November - February.  Landfill is closed City holidays and Easter.  See the Horn Rapids Landfill link below for specific holiday closures. 

Horn Rapids Landfill no longer accepts hazardous waste material.  Please contact the Benton County Hazardous Waste Office at (509) 736-3084, ext. 5682 for information on disposing of your hazardous material.

Solid Waste Programs


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