No road closures impacting access to WPWMA facilities

January 9, 2023

**UPDATED 1/10/23** – All roads are fully operational.

10/9/23 – Please be advised that while the WPWMA is open, Athens Ave. and currently has road closures impacting regular access to the facility. It’s recommended you take Moore Rd. or Fiddyment Rd. to the facility today. We will …   Read More »

Free Mattress Take Back Event

April 6, 2022

Saturday, April 30th, 8 AM to 5 PM the WPWMA is partnering with Bye Bye Mattress to take your old mattresses and box springs free of charge!

Did you know more than 75 percent of mattresses can be recycled into other products? Join our effort to divert valuable resources from local landfills and help build a greener community!

This …   Read More »

New Operator Announcement

December 8, 2021

The WPWMA selected FCC Environmental Services, LLC as our new landfill and Materials Recovery Facility operator. FCC demonstrated its ability to meet regulatory requirements and increase facility diversion to help the WPWMA innovate the future of solid waste in western Placer County. Learn more …   Read More »

HHW Event – October 9 & 10

September 22, 2021


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 …   Read More »