WPWMA Latest News

WPWMA Now Accepts Unwanted Mattresses and Box Springs from Public for Free

January 31, 2023

Facility recycles them with Mattress Recycling Council’s Bye Bye Mattress Program

The Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) has joined a growing list of the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC)’s Bye Bye Mattress program collection site participants. Beginning February 1, 2023, the WPWMA will accept old mattresses …   Read More »

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 »

Christmas Tree Disposal

December 16, 2022

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:

  1. Place unflocked trees in your green waste bin –  Remove all branches and cut the trunk into sizes small enough to fit …   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 »