FREE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF! On Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, you can drop off Household Hazardous Waste for free at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn (Fairgate parking lot). NOTE: This event is for Placer residents and businesses only and includes household hazardous waste & electronics. There is a limit of […]
The WPWMA has partnered with Bye Bye Mattress for a FREE Mattress recycling event for Placer County residents on Saturday, October 16, 2021, between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Click here for more information.
Due to our long-range financial strategy to ensure sufficient operating revenue, balanced budgets and compliance with state mandates to divert organic waste, it is necessary to increase our tipping fees. See the adjusted fee schedule here. The Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) Board of Directors approved a rate increase necessary to comply with […]
The WPWMA has partnered with Bye Bye Mattress for a FREE Mattress recycling event for Placer County residents on May 1 and May 2, 2021, between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Starting Monday 3/15, we will resume accepting TWW generated within Placer County at our previous rate of $188/ton. We’ll also issue credits to customers who paid more. Learn more.
The WPWMA Board of Directors approved a tip fee increase at its March 11, 2021 meeting. Click here for more information.
The WPWMA Board of Directors adopted a new Site Wide Odor Plan on December 10, 2020 intended to consistently and proactively reduce the potential for facility odors to be experienced off site.
Beginning 1/1/2021, landfills can no longer bury treated wood waste. The WPWMA will accept this material for $741 per ton. Railroad ties and utility poles will no longer be accepted. See DTSC’s Fact Sheet for more info.
The WPWMA is preparing an Environmental Impact Report for proposed future uses of its properties. Visit our Renewable Placer page for plan concepts and more.
Xmas Eve/New Year’s Eve 7am – 3pmXmas Day/New Year’s Day 7am – 10am Buyback and HHW facilities will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.