Boise County Solid Waste Transfer Stations Announcement

Boise County recognizes the need to provide access to solid waste disposal even though there are Coronavirus concerns.  At this time, the sites at Garden Valley, Idaho City, Lowman and Horseshoe Bend will all be open with no changes to hours or days of operations.   Posted 3/18/2020

“Please help protect our Boise County Solid Waste workers and those who collect and dispose of your trash. If you have residents that are in quarantine or suspect that your household waste is contaminated with COVID – 19 including masks and gloves used to care for residents; Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) recommends the following:

HOUSEHOLDS: In order to protect sanitation workers, households with residents infected or suspected to be infected with COVID-19 should carefully and tightly enclose any waste that may be contaminated with the virus in heavy-duty bags, double-bag the waste, and ensure that curbside containers are not overfilled so the lids can close completely. Wash your hands thoroughly after handling any COVID-19 waste. This recommendation can be found at https://www.deq.idaho.gov/waste-mgmt-remediation/solid-waste/covid-19-wastes/ . More information concerning the pandemic in Idaho can be found at https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/ . Everyone should take precautions to avoid all respiratory diseases, including staying home if you’re sick, avoiding sick people, and covering your coughs and sneezes with the crook of your elbow or a tissue.”