The Details

Recycling & Disposal Services, Inc. (RDS) is a recycling, garbage and waste disposal center, serving Bellingham and the greater Whatcom County, Washington area since 1996.

We are more than a "trash or garbage dump" but rather a business that finds the right home for discarded waste.

We accept both commercial and residential garbage and recycled goods; but not hazardous waste.

Seven days a week
7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Limited hours on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.

4916 Labounty Drive, Ferndale, WA 98248

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2219, Ferndale, WA 98248-2219
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Long/Lat: 48.819435 -122.56134

Phone: (360) 384-8011
Fax: (360) 384-0873

First Time Visitors

All customers and visitors must check in at the inbound scale.

  1. Wait for your turn to move onto the scale

  2. Talk to staff about what you are disposing / recycling so they can check you in

  3. Dump your trash / recyclables

  4. Check out at either outbound scale

  5. You can pay with cash, checks and Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit cards.

*Click to Visit our photo drive through page.

Click to see behind the scenes of how we recycle with our YouTube video about the RDS System.


We provide the following services.

  • Recycling - See what you can recycle at RDS.

  • Disposal - If you can't recycle, then here is what you can dispose of at our facility.

RDS does not do home pickup. Use the external web links below to find a company that can help:

Public Resources: For special disposal needs or to find other government resources, check out the following: