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


Here are the answers to your questions about what is recyclable!

  • Aluminum cans
  • Batteries
  • Corrugated cardboard - this includes brown paper bags
  • Electronics - Residential Customers Only
    • Examples include: TV, VCR, DVD, Computers, Monitors, Printers, Personal Electronic Devices (CD/MP3 player, I-Pod, Cell Phone, etc)
  • Carpet Pad
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL)
  • Mixed Paper - No plastic, wax coated papers, or wrapping paper
    Examples include
    • Cereal Boxes
    • Beer & Soft Drink pressed paper boxes
    • Junk Mail
    • Scrap Paper
    • Phonebooks
    • Office Paper
    • Magazines
    • Paper Tubes
    • Paper Egg Cartons
  • Mixed Plastics - No fencing or pipe
    Examples include
    • Plastic Milk Jugs
    • Detergent Bottles
    • Plastic Coffee Containers
    • Pop & Water Bottles
    • Food Containers (must be triple rinsed)
      • margarine containers
      • salad dressing bottles
      • yogurt containers
      • cheese tubs
    • Plastic fruit and other containers
    • Clean Plastic buckets (metal handles must be removed)
    • Medication bottles (remove prescription labels)
    • Film Containers
    • Any Plastic Box (metal components removed)

    No containers that have contained any type of oil

  • Newspaper - this includes white packing paper
  • Plastic Bags - includes ziploc bags, plastic bags, bubble wrap
  • Steel & Tin Cans
  • Nursery Containers (seasonal only) - 1 gallon containers and greater only
  • Any food containers to be recycled must be free of food residue
  • All bottles must be triple rinsed

No Glass or Styrofoam can be recycled within the Kootenai County Solid Waste Department System!

Do Not Recycle


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
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