Acceptance limits are 15 gallons or 125 pounds per vehicle per visit.
When hauling HHW, residents should follow these important tips and transporting techniques:
- Keep waste in its original container whenever possible.
- Label material not in its original container.
- Place the contents of a leaking container into a tightly sealed, labeled, rigid plastic container.
- Keep container upright when transporting. Do not place waste in plastic bags.
- Place material in the trunk of your car or secured in your truck bed.
The following items are accepted FREE of charge from Placer County residents ONLY.
- Used Motor Oil and Filters
- Fluorescent Tubes and CFL's
- Thermometers & Thermostats
- Paint and Paint Products
- Automotive Products & Brake Fluid
- Floor & Furniture Cleaners
- Acids & Pool Chemicals
- Poisons, Pesticides, & Herbicides
- Solvents/Degreasers, Varnish & Shellac
- Small Aerosol Cans
- Gasoline, Kerosene & Other flammables
- Most products labeled DANGER, CAUTION, WARNING, FLAMMABLE, or POISON
- Compressed Gas Cylinders LESS than 5 gallons only
- Electronic waste, such as TVs, computers, radios, etc.
Unacceptable items include medical waste (except medications and sharps), ammunition/explosives, asbestos, radioactive materials, compressed gas/propane cylinders GREATER than 5 gallons or 20 lbs., and PCBs. For further information, residents may contact the WPWMA at (916) 543-3960 or visit them on on the web at http://www.wpwma.com/.
Acceptable materials include paints, cleaners, solvents, oil, and poisons that should not be disposed of in our landfill. Materials prohibited by state law include explosives, radioactive materials, and business or contractor waste.