Latah Sanitation, Inc.

The Solid Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) is located 4 miles east of Moscow on Hwy 8.

Hours: Monday—Saturday, 8am-4pm

Commercial haulers, households with large amounts of yard waste, and out-of-county residents may drop off materials for composting at no charge.

Moscow Recycling

Bins are located off N. Almon St., behind Moscow Recycling at 401 N. Jackson.

Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Yard Waste Bins are for Latah County
Households ONLY

(1 truck load per day). No commercial or out-of-county materials allowed. Please use the Solid Waste Processing Facility located 4 miles east of Moscow on Hwy 8.


    Acceptable Yard Trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Branches maximum 4’ long or 6” in diameter (can be any length if taken to the SWPF)
  • Grass Clippings
  • Weeds
  • Brush/Shrub Trimmings
  • Christmas Trees maximum 5’ tall or 6” diameter
  • Bark
    Unacceptable Yard Trimmings
  • Branches greater than 4’ long or 6” in diameter
  • Stumps, dirt, or rocks
  • Plastic bags, boxes or twine
  • Kitchen waste or food scraps
  • Food-contaminated items
  • Pet feces/Manure
  • Lumber/Construction Debris
  • Sod

For information on composting, please visit our Links page.