Aerial Landfill Photo

Department Details:

4098 Highway 93 North
Kalispell, MT 59901

P (406) 758-5910
F (406) 758-5918

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR:
David R. Prunty
Email

OPERATIONS MANAGER:
Jim Chilton

LANDFILL HOURS:
Monday - Sunday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Solid Waste

LOCATION: 4098 Highway 93 North, Kalispell.


Attention!

The main landfill site and the outlying green box sites are operating seven days per week 8:00 to 5:00 during the COVID-19 out break.

 

 


MISSION STATEMENT:

The Board of Directors and the employees of the Flathead County Solid Waste District provides environmentally sound and cost-effective refuse collection, disposal and recycling opportunities for Flathead County residents and businesses.  Our facilities are a major part of the economic and environmental infrastructure of Flathead County.  Long range planning and fiscal integrity ensures decades of capacity with minimal financial impacts to Flathead County citizens.

Solid Waste Data

Total tonnage disposed of at the Flathead County landfill between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 was 148,090 tons.

In FY19, 83,115 tons of mixed waste was landfilled, of which 50% was disposed of by commercial haulers, 12% by municipal haulers, 10% by private citizens and 28% hauled by Flathead County Solid Waste Department (FCSW) from the container sites.

Percentage of Total Waste Disposed

Fiscal Year 2019


 Household Recycling

Household recycling is available for cardboard, newspaper & aluminum cans, and are provided at

  •  The Landfill
  •  Bigfork
  •  Columbia Falls
  •  Creston
  •  Lakeside
  •  Somers Container Sites

Kalispell recycling locations are provided by Valley Recycling at their facility.

Dedicated cardboard compacting units have been installed at the Landfill, Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Creston, Lakeside and Somers container sites.

Items accepted at the Landfill Site

  •  Refuse
  •  Construction Debris
  •  Appliances
  •  Used Motor Oil
  •  Batteries
  •  Brush and Yard Waste

As a service to County residences we also retrieve junk vehicles.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY

FCSW holds a Household Hazardous Waste Collection day on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

Click on Documents for a sign-up form or call for for more information.

JUNK VEHICLE RECYCLING PROGRAM

FCSW offers free pick up and removal of Junk Vehicles within Flathead County. "If you own a vehicle that is unlicensed, inoperative, discarded, dismantled or wrecked ~ State law requires that you remove it from your property, or if you have three vehicles or less, conceal them from public view."

Click on Documents for a junk vehicle release form or call for more information.