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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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Holiday Hours

Xmas Eve/New Year’s Eve 7am – 3pm
Xmas Day/New Year’s Day 7am – 10am
Buyback and HHW facilities will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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Treated Wood Waste Update

December 22, 2020

Good news for our customers with Treated Wood Waste (TWW)!

Starting Monday, March 15, we will resume accepting TWW generated within Placer County at our previous rate of $188/ton. We’ll also be issuing credits to customers who paid the $741/ton tipping fee. Remember, no railroad ties or utility poles are accepted at this time. …   Read More »

PUBLIC HEARING: Tip Fee Increase

The Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) is a leader in solid waste management for western Placer County. Our commitment to a sustainable future through sound policies and proactive planning intensifies as our population grows.

Periodic adjustments to facility usage rates (tipping fees) allow the WPWMA to maintain balanced …   Read More »