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Film plastics, like plastic bags, plastic food wrap, plastic food storage bags, bubble wrap, etc. goes
in the garbage cart.
Shredded paper (which must be bagged and placed in your garbage cart to prevent windblown litter).
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Welcome to Sacramento County's Department of Waste Management and Recycling website. Our services include collection of materials from the unincorporated areas of Sacramento County, as well as the North Area Recovery Station and Kiefer Landfill. Review our site to see how our award-winning services, facilities, and programs reflect a high-level commitment to public service.
Our County’s commitment to regional sustainability is reflected in our initiatives and partnerships, including:
PaintCare Program Launched in California
Sacramento County residents now have many more options for recycling old paint. PaintCare offers convenient paint recycling drop-off service at numerous paint retailers throughout Sacramento County.
WMR Receives International Award
The Solid Waste Association of North America recognized our Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems with the Gold Award.
Don't Rush to Flush
Don't Rush To Flush is a program that provides secure "take back" bins at locations throughout Sacramentocounty. This is a safe and convenient way to dispose of unused or expired medications so they are not "flushed" into our water system.
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