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 »

Treated Wood Waste Ban

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.

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