The total cost of the facility improvements will be $120 million. Minimum recovery rates for municipal solid waste (general commercial and residential garbage) will be increased from 22% to 60%. Minimum recovery rates for construction and demolition material will be increased from 50% to 65%. The new high-diversion Materials Recovery Facility includes state-of-the-art technology that has been designed to achieve compliance with SB 1383 and recover […]
The Western Placer Waste Management Authority is offering $20,000 in prize money for its competition, managed by the Carlsen Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at California State University, Sacramento. ROSEVILLE, CALIF. – The Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) and Carlsen Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship recently announced the six innovation concepts selected to […]
ROSEVILLE, CALIF. – The Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) is scheduled to break ground on their multi-year facility improvement project that will increase processing abilities, maximize recycling and waste diversion efforts, and jumpstart a local circular economy to benefit the western Placer region on Thursday, April 13 at 5 p.m. The ceremonial groundbreaking […]
Beginning February 1, 2023, the WPWMA will accept old mattresses and box springs from the public every day, for free.
**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.
An Innovative Future for Solid Waste in Western Placer County Assured to Support the Region’s Planned Growth
WPWMA Board of Directors unanimously vote to certify environmental impact report and select project for future infrastructure plans
WPWMA expresses its sincere appreciation for Supervisor Weygandt’s 28 years of service to the Authority’s Board of Directors
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, […]
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 […]
Read more about how the WPWMA is supporting state-mandated diversion requirements. Visit the WPWMA organic waste resource page.