Solid Waste Services


The City of Lewiston manages an integrated solid waste management system consisting of diverse operations including waste collection, waste reuse, recycling and waste disposal. The City’s solid waste management system provides for safe and reliable solid waste services at competitive prices for residential and commercial customers.

Curbside solid waste, yard waste and recycling collection services are contracted through Sunshine Disposal and Recycling, Inc. (also know as Sanitary Disposal, Inc.) of Airway Heights, Washington. Sunshine Disposal and Recycling uses semi-automated and fully-automated vehicles for residential and commercial mobile cart service and semi-automated for other commercial services.

Mobile Cart Service

Residential and commercial customers eligible for mobile cart service may choose from a 32-gallon, 64-gallon, or 96-gallon cart service. 


The mobile cart service rates are adopted by Lewiston City Council. The rates include solid waste, yard waste collection, and curbside recycling.

Pack Out Services

In accordance with City Code Section 17-32, residents who can't bring their solid waste, yard waste, or recycling cart to the curb or alley due to physical constraints may be granted an exemption from doing so upon completing a Pack Out Request Form.

Ways to submit a completed Pack Out Request Form

  • Submit your request via this online form.
  • Request that the form be mailed or emailed to you by contacting our office at 208-746-1316 extension 0 or
  • Pick up a hard copy of the form at our office located at 215 D Street, Suite B, Lewiston, ID 83501.

Once received by our office, you will be updated on the process of your request. Please note that not all requests can be granted.