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About SSC

Supporting Our Community

As Whatcom County’s largest full-service garbage and recycling collection company, we’re committed to making a positive impact by supporting local businesses, championing sustainability, and preserving the natural beauty of our area.

Proud to Be Local

SSC has been locally owned and family-operated since 1929.

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Community Involvement & Sponsorships


Animals as Natural Therapy (ANT)

  • Gala & Auction Sponsor

  • Healing Hearts Lunch Sponsor

  • Mobile ANT Van Sponsor


Bellingham Public School Foundation – Donor
Bellingham SeaFeast – Event Sponsor
Bike to Work & School Day – Event Sponsor
Boys & Girls Club of Lummi Nation – Auction Sponsor
Brigadoon Service Dogs – Donor


City of Bellingham

  • See & Be Seen Bicycle Education Campaign and We Scoop – Pet Waste Project

City of Ferndale – Star Park Donor


Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services of Whatcom County (DVSAS) – Presenting Sponsor

Downtown Bellingham Partnership

  • Downtown Sounds Sponsor and Main St Tax Incentive Program Donor

Ferndale Downtown Association – Annual City-wide Clean Up Day
Fun with the Fuzz 5K –  Race Sponsor (Benefits Behind the Badge Foundation)


Interfaith Coalition – Hope Auction Sponsor


Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis – Race Sponsor


Keeping K-9’s in Kevlar – Donor


Mount Baker Imaging – Mammogram Party – Pinky Truck Appearance

Mount Baker Bicycle Club –  Prime Sponsor



PeaceHealth – Anne and Joe Bertero Wing Donor-Emergency Department and Gala Sponsor


Re Sources for Sustainable Communities –  Environmental Heroes Awards Sponsor


Ski to Sea Race – Sponsor

  • Jr Ski to Sea Race Sponsor
  • It All Ends in Fairhaven Festival Sponsor
  • Annual Awards Dinner – Green Award Sponsor


  • Gala Celebration and Golf Tournament Sponsor

Unbridled Spirit 7 – Sponsor


Washington Foundation for the Environment (WFFE) – Sponsor

Western Washington University (WWU)

  • Capital Campaign Donor
  • Cycling Team Sponsor
  • Office of Sustainability-Off-Campus Partner, President’s Club-Lifetime Member
  • Project ZeNETH Sponsor (Net Zero Tiny House Project)

Whatcom County Community

  • Emergency Response Team (CERT) Donor

Whatcom County Library Foundation

  • Branch Out Fundraiser Sponsor

Whatcom Family YMCA Community

  • Support Campaign Pledge
  • Girls on the Run Sponsor
  • Pedi-Cab Sponsor

Whatcom Humane Society

  • Curt Sorenson Center Sponsor
  • Dog Days of Summer Sponsor
  • Gala Sponsor
  • Livestock Food Bank Program Sponsor
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Sponsor

Whatcom Memorial Day Parade – Event Sponsor

Community Engagement

As fellow neighbors, we care about serving you and our shared community. We’re proud to support local organizations and participate in events throughout the area.

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Sustainability Initiatives

We all share the responsibility to protect and preserve the place we call home. Our sustainability initiatives and certifications help us reduce emissions, waste, and energy use so we can all share a cleaner future.

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Residential Services

Garbage Collection

Curbside residential garbage service for single-family homes and multi-family residences.

Residential Garbage Service

Recycling Collection

Paper, cardboard, bottles, and cans can be easily recycled with convenient curbside pick-ups.

Residential Recycling Service

FoodPlus! Yardwaste Collection

A convenient way to compost your organic debris, from kitchen scraps to compostable packaging to yard waste.

Residential FoodPlus! Yardwaste Service

Dumpsters & Drop Boxes

For your large projects and events, we offer residential dumpster rental with multiple size options to fit your needs.

Residential Dumpsters and Drop Boxes

Junk Hauling

Need to dispose of something that’s too big for your Toter? If you’ve got junk, you call and we haul.

Residential Junk Hauling

Storage Containers

A secure, weather-protected storage solution for any project or event — delivered to you when you need it.

Residential Storage Containers

Commercial Services

Garbage Collection

Choose from multiple size options for garbage Toters and dumpsters to fit your needs.

Commercial Garbage Service

Recycling Collection

Convenient pick-ups for scrap paper, newspaper, bottles, cans, and plastic containers.

Commercial Recycling Service

FoodPlus! Yardwaste Collection

A cost-effective way to compost food scraps, yard waste, and compostable packaging.

Commercial FoodPlus! Yardwaste Service

Dumpsters & Drop Boxes

One-time or long-term rentals, with size options ranging from one to 40 yards.

Commercial Dumpsters & Drop Boxes

Junk Hauling

Easily get rid of unwanted junk, bulky items, and remodeling or construction debris.

Commercial Junk Hauling

Storage Containers

Rent a secure, weather-protected container for short- or long-term use.

Commercial Storage Containers

Event Services

Offering a complete line of event services for public and private events in Whatcom County.

Commercial Event Services

Jobsite Services

Offering a complete line of jobsite services for the building industry in Whatcom County.

Commercial Jobsite Services

Shredding Service

Compliant secure, on-site mobile shredding makes it convenient to dispose of sensitive documents.

Commercial Shredding Services
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Join Our Team

If you share our dedication to excellent service and community stewardship, find out more about working at SSC.

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