No road closures impacting access to WPWMA facilities

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**UPDATED 1/10/23** – All roads are fully operational. 10/9/23 – Please be advised that while the WPWMA is open, Athens Avenue and currently has road closures impacting regular access to the facility. It’s recommended you take Moore Road or Fiddyment Road to the facility today. We will provide updates as needed.

Christmas Tree Disposal

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When you dispose of your Christmas tree in western Placer County, we give it a new life by recycling it into compost or wood chips. There are four easy ways to recycle your tree:   Drop-off Locations and Dates: If you have additional questions, please email info@wpwma.ca.gov or call 916-543-3960.

No HHW Collection Event in 2022

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Please be advised that WPWMA will not be holding our typical household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event this year. However, the Western Placer Waste Management Authority HHW facility (located at 3195 Athens Avenue, Lincoln, CA 95648) is open every day for all household hazardous waste types and is FREE for Placer County residents.   Additionally, […]

New Operator Announcement

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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 here.

HHW & Buyback Closed July 4

Fireworks light up the sky behind the words, "HHW & Buyback Closed July 4".

The household hazardous waste and recycling buyback facilities will be closed on Tuesday, July 4.  The public waste disposal area will still be open.

Holiday Hours

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Christmas Eve        8am – 3pmChristmas Day        CLOSEDNew Year’s Eve       8am – 3pmNew Year’s Day       8am – 11amHHW & Buyback will be closed 

Offices Closed Dec 26 – Jan 2

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Our offices will be closed Monday, December 26 through Monday, January 2.  Phones and emails will not be monitored.  Disposal pricing is on our website.

Thanksgiving Hours 7am – 11am

A table set with a Thanksgiving feast above the words, "Disposal will only be open for limited hours on Thanksgiving Day. HHW and Buyback Center facilities will be closed."

The WPWMA’s disposal facilities will close at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 24.  The Buyback and Household Hazardous Waste facilities will be closed.  Normal hours will resume on Friday, November 25.