WPWMA Latest News

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 »

HHW & Buyback Closed Labor Day

September 4, 2020

The household hazardous waste (HHW) and recycling buyback facilities will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. The remainder of the facility will be open.

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5/13/20 Facility Access Update

June 8, 2020

All WPWMA facilities are now open daily to all customers, including household hazardous waste and recycling buyback.

Customers must wear a mask and maintain a safe distance from employees and other customers at all times while using the facility.

The WPWMA will continue to evaluate the need for additional restrictions consistent …   Read More »