Green Waste is now accepted at the McCourtney Transfer Station or visit the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County's website for more information about green waste programs in Nevada County including chipping, defensible space, community events and more.
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Properties in western Nevada County are assessed solid waste parcel charges to fund post-closure maintenance of the closed McCourtney Road Landfill. View information about western Nevada County solid waste parcel charges (PDF).
Trash from Western Nevada County is taken from the McCourtney Road Transfer Station, where it is eventually transfered to the Sacramento SRT for recycling, sorting and disposal.
Recyclables from Western Nevada County go to a Waste Management facility in Lodi, California, and recyclables from Eastern Nevada County go to the Eastern Regional Landfill in Truckee, California.
McCourtney Road Transfer Station will be accepting treated wood waste starting on Wednesday March 24th.
Please read below requirements before bringing your treated wood load in:
• The treated wood cannot be comingled with any other material including untreated wood
• All those transporting treated wood must carry with them a shipping document and submit the same on arrival to Waste Management Staff.
• Treated wood loads should also be labeled during transport.
• Those without the shipping document will have to provide all the information upon arrival to WM staff. This information is required to be provided by Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC).
• All transporters of treated wood must have applied for and received a variance from DTSC. WM will not reject customers who do not have a variance but WM is required to report this information to DTSC by law.
• Residential customers with a load of 50 lbs. or less are exempt and will not require a variance
• For more information visit https://dtsc.ca.gov/treated-wood-waste-variances/